On February 12th, 2015, CoolCalifornia recognized Allterra Solar as a Small Business Climate Leader. Aaron Powers, an Allterra Solar employee, was present at the California Environmental Protection Agency building in Sacramento to receive the award and certificates. The award recognizes small businesses with a commitment to creating a healthier climate and economic future for California.
As a certified Monterey Bay Green Business, Allterra Solar works to lower it’s environmental impact by using 100% recycled products and following established green standards for water use and lighting fixtures. Many of the employees bike to work and drive hybrid or electric vehicles.
Allterra Solar’s primary service is residential and commercial solar installation. To date, Allterra has installed over 2,700 kilowatts. That is enough solar power to fully power over 677 homes and remove them from dependence on climate-damaging fuels. Allterra also keeps it’s money local by spending with other local businesses strengthening the local economy.
CoolCalifornia.org was founded by various government agencies, universities and non-profits. It’s purpose is to empower California residents with the tools and knowledge to “protect the climate and keep California cool”. Since 2009, CoolCalifornia’s Small Business Awards Program has distinguished certain innovative businesses in California doing their part to reduce climate change. The award program seeks to exemplify leaders in the environmental cause, promote healthy climate practices and encourage the integration of sustainable practices in business operations.
“Allterra is proud to be recognized by CoolCalifornia as a climate leader. Smart and healthy environmental practices are a natural part of how we do business. We will continue to do our best as a green business as well as helping other residents and businesses to minimize their environmental impact.”
– James Allen, CEO, Allterra Solar