We're working with our dealers to slash energy consumption

Honda’s commitment to the environment extends well beyond our fuel-efficient vehicles. Our “Green Dealer” Program helps Honda and Acura automobile dealers measurably reduce the environmental impact of their operations. Dealers who implement our "Green Dealer” program are eligible to receive the Honda/Acura Environmental Leadership Award.

Honda’s “Green Dealer” Guide is a roadmap for Honda and Acura dealerships across the United States to quantifiably reduce their energy and water consumption. While it was developed with our dealerships in mind, this comprehensive guide can be used by any business owner interested in lowering their energy costs and reducing their environmental impact.

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Why it Matters

Buildings account for around 39% of U.S. energy consumption and CO2 emissions, more than any other source.

Auto dealerships, with their showrooms, service centers, car washes and body shops, consume significant amounts of energy. But existing energy efficiency guidelines don’t take into account their unique needs.

Honda developed and tested an energy reduction program tuned specifically for dealerships to help them achieve verifiable reductions in energy use, including a path to achieving zero net energy use, while significantly lowering operating costs.

We’re releasing the guide so the 17,000+ dealerships across all brands in the United States can take advantage of what we’ve learned.

A Model “Green Dealer”how to reduce energy consumption by 50% or more.

Solar Power

Solar panels provide a cost-effective, renewable energy source for dealerships. They can be installed on rooftops or on carports. Electric grid neutral Honda dealers generate as much electricity from on-site solar panels as they consume, when averaged over a year.

Efficient rooftop heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment with advanced controls

Heating and cooling represents one of the largest energy loads at dealerships. In addition to energy efficient equipment, advanced programmable thermostats, if appropriately used, help maximize savings.

Light reflective surfaces

When solar rays strike a dark rooftop, most of the energy is absorbed in the form of heat. Light colored “cool roofs” reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat, reducing building cooling needs. Similarly, using light reflective concrete instead of dark colored asphalt for exterior parking lots and walkways helps keep paved surfaces cooler, which can help reduce the amount of energy used to cool nearby buildings.

Rain capture system

Captured rainwater can be used for irrigation, toilet flushing, or vehicle washing, significantly reducing potable water use.

Skylights with daylighting controls

Strategically placed skylights fill dealerships with bright, natural sunlight that makes cars look great and creates a good working environment for employees. Daylighting controls ensure the lights are dimmed or turned off when there is abundant natural daylight in the building.

EV charging

By providing electric charging and other alternative refueling sources on-site, dealers provide a valuable service to drivers while promoting the use of alternative fuel vehicles.

Energy efficient windows

Dealerships typically have extensive windows in the showroom and other areas. Selecting windows with efficient insulation and low solar heat gain values helps reduce heating and cooling loads and costs. Interior automatic shades provide shading, which can reduce cooling costs.

LED lighting with automatic controls

LED lighting has advanced significantly in recent years, making it possible to illuminate showrooms, parking lots, and all other areas with beautiful, high-quality light. LED lighting is 60-80% more efficient and produces significantly less heat than metal halide lamps, reducing maintenance costs and extending lamp lifetimes to 10+ years.

Native landscaping

Native and drought resistant plants minimize or eliminate the need for watering and reduce landscaping maintenance and costs.

Efficient water fixtures & recycled water car wash

Water-efficient fixtures such as low-flow toilets, urinals, and restroom faucets can save water and money. To minimize potable water usage in a car wash while keeping cars shiny and clean, recycled water is used in the early rinses and in the high-pressure washer.

Recycling & waste reduction

Hundreds, if not thousands, of people walk through dealerships every day. The provision of well-marked recycling bins helps eliminate waste sent to landfills, and waste reduction measures can save on trash bills.

High-speed garage doors

High-speed garage doors help keep climate-controlled indoor environments comfortable and help reduce leakage of conditioned air in service bays during heating or cooling seasons.

How it works - Steps to becoming a “Green Dealer”

Data Collection & Tracking

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Electricity, natural gas and water consumption must be tracked and recorded on a monthly basis to identify trends and changes over time.

Environmental Assessment & Expert Advice

An energy efficiency expert performs an assessment and prepares improvement recommendations with a simple payback.

Implementation

The recommended measures can be implemented on-site in less than a day, or over a period of a few months if larger capital investment projects are required.

Performance Tracking & Verification

Post-implementation performance tracking verifies that the desired energy savings have been achieved.

Highest Impact Improvement Areas

Lighting

Lighting accounts for around 25% of a dealership’s total energy consumption. Automatic controls and energy efficient lighting technologies can cut this amount in half.

Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling a dealership accounts for around 50% of its energy consumption. High performance windows and doors insulate the space from harsh weather, while programmable thermostats, centralized controls and high-efficiency boilers, heat pumps and air conditioning equipment help reduce the total energy required for heating and cooling.

Water

Simply installing water efficient fixtures can cut water consumption by 30-50%. Smart irrigation systems distribute water exactly when and where plants need it with minimal loss to evaporation. A closed loop car wash system recycles water with no wastewater discharge.

Solar PV

Solar PV is the most cost-effective renewable energy option for dealerships today. Some Honda dealers have demonstrated “Electric Grid Neutral” status, meaning 100% of their net electricity consumption is generated on-site annually.

Locate a “Green Dealer”

“Green Dealers” by Award Level

Honda

Platinum
Brandfon Honda
515 W Main St
Branford, CT 06405-3417
(203)481-1616
Chapman Honda
4426 E 22nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520)748-0099
Headquarter Honda
17700 State Road 50
Clermont, FL 34711-7130
(407)395-7500
Honda Cars of Rockwall
1550 East I-30
Rockwall, TX 75087
(469)402-3900
Motorcars Honda
2953 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118-1634
(216)932-2400
Nardy Honda
559 Middle Country Rd
Saint James, NY 11780-3205
(631)724-0300
Planet Honda
2285 U. S. Highway 22 W
Union, NJ 07083-8404
(908)964-1600
Rossi Honda
1517 S Delsea Dr
Vineland, NJ 08360-6306
(856)692-1700
Scott Robinson Honda
20340 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503-2402
(310)371-3521
Smith Honda
3477 S Pioneer Rd
Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4817
(208)522-9801
Underriner Honda
3643 Pierce Pkwy
Billings, MT 59106-3905
(406)255-2300
University Honda
4343 Chiles Rd
Davis, CA 95618-4342
(530)758-8770
Gold
Altoona Honda
201 Valley View Blvd
Altoona, PA 16602-6424
(814)944-4517
Battle Creek Honda
1385 W Dickman Rd
Springfield, MI 49037-4842
(269)965-2205
DCH Paramus Honda
West 120, Route 4
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201)368-0180
Honda of Salem
1101 Van Ness Ave Ne
Salem, OR 97301-7276
(503)370-3060
Howdy Honda
5519 E Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78741-7407
(512)443-4300
Jim Coleman Honda
12441 Auto Dr
Clarksville, MD 21029-1266
(443)535-0500
Joe Morgan Honda
176 N Garver Rd
Monroe, OH 45050-1712
(513)360-2700
Metro Honda
9399 Autoplex St
Montclair, CA 91763-2300
(909)625-5000
Middletown Honda
520 Route 211 E
Middletown, NY 10941-1716
(845)343-0055
Perfection Honda
2603 The American Rd Se
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1839
(505)898-0000
Reganis Honda
1117 E 27th St
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1818
(308)632-8200
Richfield-Bloomington Honda
501 W 77th St
Richfield, MN 55423-4001
(612)866-8832
Roswell Honda
2177 W 2nd St
Roswell, NM 88201-1701
(575)622-6850
Scott Clark Honda
7025 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28227-9420
(704)887-5800
Tom Wood Honda
5920 S Scatterfield Rd
Anderson, IN 46013-3149
(765)642-9991
Unicars Honda
78970 Varner Rd
Indio, CA 92203-9710
(760)345-7555
Vatland Honda
700 U. S. Highway 1
Vero Beach, FL 32962-1607
(772)299-9797
Silver
Bend Honda
2225 Ne Highway 20
Bend, OR 97701-6222
(541)693-5200
Bob Hall's Honda
1700 E Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA 98901-2140
(509)575-1090
Continental Honda
5901 So La Grange Rd
Countryside, IL 60525
(708)352-6000
Courtney Honda
767 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT 06460-3132
(203)877-2888
Culver City Honda
9055 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232-2501
(424)298-6700
Curtiss Ryan Honda
333 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton, CT 06484-3860
(203)929-1484
DCH Academy Honda
1101 U. S. Highway 9
Old Bridge, NJ 08857-2839
(732)721-3333
Diamond Honda
17525 Gale Ave
City Of Industry, CA 91748-1517
(626)935-1700
Dick Hannah Honda
3321 Ne Auto Mall Dr
Vancouver, WA 98662-7172
(360)256-5000
Don Carlton Honda
4141 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK 74145-3307
(918)622-3636
Dublin Honda
6300 Dublin Blvd
Dublin, CA 94568-7657
(925)828-8030
East Coast Honda
8756 Highway 17 Byp S Unit A
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588-7770
(843)215-6500
Findlay Honda
7494 W Azure Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89130-4414
(702)982-4200
Frank Leta Honda
500 Auto Mall Dr
O Fallon, MO 63368-2204
(636)336-5000
Freedom Honda
4955 New Car Dr
Colorado Spgs, CO 80923-8813
(719)258-2500
Goudy Honda
1400 W Main St
Alhambra, CA 91801-1952
(626)576-1114
Griffith Honda
1800 W 6th St
The Dalles, OR 97058-3568
(541)296-2271
Honda Cars of Boston
100 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149-2415
(617)381-9000
Honda of El Cerrito
11755 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530-1749
(510)412-6100
Honda of Greeley
4535 29th St
Greeley, CO 80634-8763
(970)506-2791
Honda of Kenosha
12180 77th St
Bristol, WI 53104
(262)891-6300
Honda of Lincoln
2770 Yankee Hill Rd
Lincoln, NE 68516-7746
(402)437-1217
Honda of Oakland
3330 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611-5733
(510)420-9200
Honda of San Marcos
4300 S Interstate 35
San Marcos, TX 78666-9353
(512)392-1313
Hugh White Honda
1360 Auto Mall Dr
Columbus, OH 43228-3662
(614)922-1111
Jack Matia Honda
823 Leona St
Elyria, OH 44035-2300
(440)366-5501
Jack O Diamonds Honda
2600 S Southwest Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701-0754
(903)561-5225
Klein Honda
10611 Evergreen Way
Everett, WA 98204-3869
(425)355-7500
Larry Hopkins Honda
1048 W El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA 94087-1024
(408)720-1999
Liberty Honda
71 W Service Rd
Hartford, CT 06120-1524
(860)251-6851
Lithia Honda
4095 Crater Lake Hwy
Medford, OR 97504-9742
(800)866-9904
Mile High Honda
2777 S Havana St
Denver, CO 80014-2803
(303)369-7800
Pacific Honda
188 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96813-2786
(808)528-7200
Parker Johnstone's Wilsonville Honda
30600 Sw Parkway Ave
Wilsonville, OR 97070-7849
(503)218-4844
Penske Honda Ontario
1401 Auto Center Dr
Ontario, CA 91761-2221
(909)974-3800
Piedmont Honda
4011 Clemson Blvd
Anderson, SC 29621-1105
(864)224-6632
Rock Honda
16570 South Highland A
Fontana, CA 92336
(909)770-8400
Ron Tonkin Honda
300 Se 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97233-1008
(503)255-8345
Saratoga Honda
3402 Route 9
Saratoga Spgs, NY 12866-6204
(518)587-9300
Scholfield Honda
7017 E Kellogg Dr
Wichita, KS 67207-1601
(316)688-6400
Sierra Honda
1450 S Shamrock Ave
Monrovia, CA 91016-4267
(626)359-8291
Tony Honda
94-1299 Ka Uka Blvd
Waipahu, HI 96797-6206
(808)680-7100
University Honda
2150 Nw 9th St
Corvallis, OR 97330-1553
(541)752-2150
Vandergriff Honda
1104 W Interstate 20
Arlington, TX 76017-5830
(817)275-3371
Voss Honda
155 S Garber Dr
Tipp City, OH 45371-1147
(937)667-4441
Walsh Honda
2056 Eisenhower Pkwy
Macon, GA 31206-3168
(478)788-4510

Acura

Platinum
Acura of The Rio Grande Valley
1201 E Expressway 83
San Juan, TX 78589-4763
(956)475-3810
Acura of Thousand Oaks
3945 Auto Mall Dr
Westlake Village, CA 91362-3641
(805)371-5800
Herb Connolly Acura of Framingham
500 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01702-5373
(508)820-9313
Gold
Acura, North Scottsdale
7007 E Chauncey Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85054-6143
(480)538-4600
Airport Acura
14080 Brookpark Rd
Cleveland, OH 44135-5151
(216)676-5400
Continental Acura of Naperville
2275 Aurora Ave
Naperville, IL 60540-1003
(630)960-2100
Courtesy Acura
7590 S Broadway
Centennial, CO 80122-2607
(303)795-7800
Elk Grove Acura
8585 Laguna Grove Dr
Elk Grove, CA 95757-8711
(916)392-1400
Jay Wolfe Acura
1029 W 103rd St
Kansas City, MO 64114-4509
(816)942-1550
Marin Acura
5860 Paradise Dr
Corte Madera, CA 94925-1203
(415)924-5100
Northeast Acura
942 New Loudon Rd
Latham, NY 12110-2107
(518)785-4105
Schaller Acura
345 Center St
Manchester, CT 06040-3922
(860)647-7077
Silver
Acura by Executive
527 Washington Ave
North Haven, CT 06473-1312
(203)234-2111
Acura of Little Rock
13701 David O Dodd Rd
Little Rock, AR 72210-2747
(501)448-8000
Acura of Peabody
233 Andover St
Peabody, MA 01960-1520
(978)532-9110
Acura of Tempe
7800 S Autoplex Loop
Tempe, AZ 85284-1054
(480)344-5800
Crest Acura
737 W Genesee St
Syracuse, NY 13204-2305
(315)422-2232
Flatirons Acura
5995 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80303-1366
(303)442-2544
Frank Leta Acura
11777 Tesson Ferry Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63128-1466
(314)849-4444
Friendly Acura of Middletown
3475 Route 6
Middletown, NY 10940-6993
(845)343-5911
Hendrick Acura
6824 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28227-9415
(704)563-7800
McDaniels Acura
501 W Killian Rd
Columbia, SC 29203-9138
(803)786-6400
Mile High Acura
2799 S Havana St
Denver, CO 80014-2803
(303)369-7800
Norm Reeves Acura of Mission Viejo
28802 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692-3808
(949)347-0500
Rick Case Acura
875 N State Road 7
Plantation, FL 33317-1531
(954)587-1111
Sierra Acura of Alhambra
1700 W Main St
Alhambra, CA 91801-1826
(626)284-8533
Smithtown Acura
780 Middle Country Rd
Saint James, NY 11780-3225
(631)366-6000

Powersports

Gold
Socal Honda Powersports
2055 E 223rd St
Carson, CA 90810-1610
(310)834-6632
Silver
Honda Powersports of Troy
1640 W Main St
Troy, OH 45373-2528
(937)332-3440
Honda World
10764 So 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84095
(801)572-9800
Monarch Honda
398 W 800 N
Orem, UT 84057-3860
(801)224-4070
Rc Hill Honda of Deland
560 S Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32720-5876
(386)873-6772

Power Equipment

Gold
Socal Honda Powersports
2055 E 223rd St
Carson, CA 90810-1610
(310)834-6632
Silver
Fletchers Sales & Service, Inc.
2510 Route 66
Delmont, PA 15626-1018
(724)837-8156
Honda Powersports of Troy
1640 W Main St
Troy, OH 45373-2528
(937)332-3440
Honda World
10764 So 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84095
(801)572-9800
J & I Power Equipment Inc
3729 Pacific Ave Se
Olympia, WA 98501-2124
(360)491-2022
Monarch Honda
398 W 800 N
Orem, UT 84057-3860
(801)224-4070
Rc Hill Honda of Deland
560 S Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32720-5876
(386)873-6772

Marine

Silver
J & I Power Equipment Inc
3729 Pacific Ave Se
Olympia, WA 98501-2124
(360)491-2022
Rc Hill Honda of Deland
560 S Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32720-5876
(386)873-6772

Engines

Silver
M.T.A. Distributors
555 Hickory Hills Blvd.
Whites Creek, TN 37189-9244
(615) 299-8777
Engine Power, Inc.
1830 Executive Drive
Oconomowoc, WI 53066-4831
(262) 567-8575

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