Existing Businesses

Sustainability Resources

SAGE Sustainable Business Program

The City is excited to launch a new business support program — SAGE — to help your business:
  • SAVE money
  • ACT environmentally responsibly
  • GROW knowledge and connections
  • EARN recognition

Through connecting your businesses with funds, expert assistance, free services, and networks, SAGE makes it easy for your business to address topics such as energy and water conservation, waste management, employee commuting, and community volunteer efforts. SAGE is available to ALL businesses sectors, types, and sizes; is FREE; and confidential.

SAGE Program Information

Westminster Sustainable Business Award 2020

Premier Members Credit Union

A variety of assistance options exist for businesses to improve their operations on many sustainability issues.  Explore the links below to learn more about programs, rebates and financing available to Westminster businesses through the SAGE Sustainable Business Program.

  • SAGE Sustainable Business Accelerator Grant

    The SAGE Sustainable Business Accelerator Grant provides project-related, financial assistance on a reimbursement basis, of sustainability upgrades and services, that facilitate cost reductions and support resource conservation and environmentally friendly business operations. The program reimburses 50 percent of eligible project expenses up to $1,000 per business, per calendar year.

    More information and application
  • SAGE Sustainable Business Accelerator Grant

    The SAGE Sustainable Business Accelerator Grant provides project-related, financial assistance on a reimbursement basis, of sustainability upgrades and services, that facilitate cost reductions and support resource conservation and environmentally friendly business operations. The program reimburses 50 percent of eligible project expenses up to $1,000 per business, per calendar year.

    More information and application
  • Westminster Solar Co-op

    The city has teamed up with Solar United Neighbors to help you lower your electric bill through cheap clean energy. Learn how to “go solar” and access a group rate for your system through the Westminster Solar Co-op.

    It’s free to join and, with the 26% federal solar tax credit extended, now is the time to take advantage of this savings opportunity.

    Learn more and sign up
  • Westminster Solar Co-op

    The city has teamed up with Solar United Neighbors to help you lower your electric bill through cheap clean energy. Learn how to “go solar” and access a group rate for your system through the Westminster Solar Co-op.

    It’s free to join and, with the 26% federal solar tax credit extended, now is the time to take advantage of this savings opportunity.

    Learn more and sign up
  • Business Energy Audit Program

    The City of Westminster is partnering with Xcel Energy to help businesses in Westminster save energy and money. Xcel Energy provides small and medium businesses (<50,000 square feet) with FREE (no obligation) audits that help identify energy improvement opportunities with big savings potential.

    Learn More
  • Business Energy Audit Program

    The City of Westminster is partnering with Xcel Energy to help businesses in Westminster save energy and money. Xcel Energy provides small and medium businesses (<50,000 square feet) with FREE (no obligation) audits that help identify energy improvement opportunities with big savings potential.

    Learn More
  • Energy

    Energy Efficiency

    You can save money through the following programs available to Westminster businesses:

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Look into a commercial LED lighting program from your utility
    • Conduct an energy audit of your building
    • Purchase the most energy efficient equipment available (e.g. Energy Star appliances)

     

    Renewable Energy

    You can save money and use green power through the following programs:

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • If you own your own building, consider installing solar
    • If you lease, consider buying into community solar
    • Buy renewable energy certificate (RECs)

     

    Click the links below to learn more about Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs that are available:

    Xcel Energy Business Programs and Rebates Xcel Energy - Energy Design Assistance United Power - Manage Your Energy Xcel Energy - Renewable Energy Options United Power - Renewable Programs Energy Sage C-PACE
  • Energy

    Energy Efficiency

    You can save money through the following programs available to Westminster businesses:

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Look into a commercial LED lighting program from your utility
    • Conduct an energy audit of your building
    • Purchase the most energy efficient equipment available (e.g. Energy Star appliances)

     

    Renewable Energy

    You can save money and use green power through the following programs:

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • If you own your own building, consider installing solar
    • If you lease, consider buying into community solar
    • Buy renewable energy certificate (RECs)

     

    Click the links below to learn more about Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs that are available:

    Xcel Energy Business Programs and Rebates Xcel Energy - Energy Design Assistance United Power - Manage Your Energy Xcel Energy - Renewable Energy Options United Power - Renewable Programs Energy Sage C-PACE
  • Waste and Materials

    Waste management can be an expensive and time-consuming project. Learn about ways you can effectively manage and reduce waster.

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Offer recycling and composting programs to both employees and customers
    • Buy reusable water bottles for employees
    • Examine your purchasing program — buy only what you need

     

    Trash and Recycling Reduce and Reuse
  • Waste and Materials

    Waste management can be an expensive and time-consuming project. Learn about ways you can effectively manage and reduce waster.

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Offer recycling and composting programs to both employees and customers
    • Buy reusable water bottles for employees
    • Examine your purchasing program — buy only what you need

     

    Trash and Recycling Reduce and Reuse
  • Water

    Water in Colorado is a precious and limited resource. Click on the links below to see how your business can save money, conserve water, and protect the quality of the limited resource.

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Conduct a water audit of your building
    • Sweep up litter and debris from sidewalks, driveways and parking lots especially around storm drains
    • Replace older toilets and faucets with low-flow devices

     

    Water Conservation Water Quality
  • Water

    Water in Colorado is a precious and limited resource. Click on the links below to see how your business can save money, conserve water, and protect the quality of the limited resource.

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Conduct a water audit of your building
    • Sweep up litter and debris from sidewalks, driveways and parking lots especially around storm drains
    • Replace older toilets and faucets with low-flow devices

     

    Water Conservation Water Quality
  • Transportation

    Westminster has many options for getting around town. In addition, electric vehicles are increasing in popularity and your businesses can help your employees and customers find more locations to charge up.

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Encourage transit use and carpooling
    • Purchase the most efficient vehicles for your fleet
    • Install electric vehicle charging stations for your employees and customers

     

    Transportation and Mobility Commuting Options Map of Westminster Electric Vehicles Charging Station Charge Ahead Colorado Types of Electric Vehicles
  • Transportation

    Westminster has many options for getting around town. In addition, electric vehicles are increasing in popularity and your businesses can help your employees and customers find more locations to charge up.

    TIPS: WHAT CAN YOU DO RIGHT NOW?
    • Encourage transit use and carpooling
    • Purchase the most efficient vehicles for your fleet
    • Install electric vehicle charging stations for your employees and customers

     

    Transportation and Mobility Commuting Options Map of Westminster Electric Vehicles Charging Station Charge Ahead Colorado Types of Electric Vehicles

Westminster is a proud member of the USGBC

And Colorado was recently ranked 6th in the nation as a top state for LEED projects