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16 Sep, 2008 Preventative maintenance is something that every fleet manager will want to do.

In setting up a preventative maintenance program, the goal is to identify regular maintenance and inspection criteria for each vehicle, class, or type to ensure optimum engine efficiency and performance. To do so:

16 Sep, 2008 Increases Fuel Efficiency while Reducing Operating Costs

Preventative maintenance is one of the most important components of a green fleet strategy.

16 Sep, 2008 Fleet Idling Reduction
16 Sep, 2008 Idling reduction strategies are often a starting place for fleet GHG reduction strategies.

One of the most important things to remember when developing an idling reductions strategy is to Idling sign in SE False Creek sustainable development site. / Brian Beck, 2008account for local conditions. Factors that affect idling include:

16 Sep, 2008 An idling reduction strategy works to eliminate vehicle and equipment emissions that get zero kilometres per litre.

An idling reduction strategy results in the elimination of unnecessary and wasteful idling of vehicles and The City of Kamloops implemented a four month idle free and fuel management program and realized an estimated $42,000 is fuel savings.</body></html>

16 Sep, 2008 Green Fleet Action Plan
16 Sep, 2008 A green fleet action plan should be developed alongside a larger corporate GHG reduction strategy.

Green fleet action plans should always start with the calculation of fuel consumption and GHG emissions baselines. As with other corporate reduction strategies, it should include the identification and assessment of different implementation strategies that will most effectively reduce GHGs.

Key organizational stakeholders should be involved in its development. While each action plan will be different, certain elements should be present. These include:

16 Sep, 2008 The Backbone of a Successful Corporate Fleet Strategy

Green fleet action plans provide the foundation and overall direction for fuel efficient fleet management. They reflect business needs, costs, and technical opportunities and restraints. [1]

16 Sep, 2008 Fuel Efficient Vehicle Purchasing Strategy
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16 Sep, 2008 Once developed, benchmarking programs are one of the most powerful tools in a fleet manager’s toolbox.

Benchmarking programs start with the development of a fuel data management system. Once in place, you can review key figures that indicate how to target your fleet programs and where problems are occurring.

16 Sep, 2008 Monitoring Where and How to Take Action

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16 Sep, 2008 Community car share programs fit different communities in different ways.

There is no specific approach to setting up a community car share program. A different approach will work for each community and be dependant on numerous factors ranging from public transportation availability to housing density.

16 Sep, 2008 Member Mobility

While different forms have emerged around the world, a community car share essentially involves an organized group of participants (usually required to be members) with one or more self-accessing shared vehicles, the usage of which is booked in advance for short periods of time. Typically, users are required to be members.

15 Sep, 2008 Renewable Energy Sources
15 Sep, 2008 Implementing Renewables

The geoexchange system takes advantage of the ground's heating and cooling properties to heat or cool entire buildings.</body></html>

15 Sep, 2008 Transitioning to Renewables

In addition to efforts toward energy efficiency, a transition to renewable or low-emission energy sources – for heating, cooling and power – will be required in order to make large, long-term G

15 Sep, 2008 District Energy Systems
15 Sep, 2008 What a DES Can Do

District energy systems have the potential to reduce the size of heating and cooling infrastructure, reduce emissions, and even reduce costs.

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