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Pohanka Automotive Group
OUR "GREEN PLEDGE" TO THE D.C. COMMUNITY.

Pohanka Automotive Group is proud to lead the way in reducing our carbon footprint. We have implemented strategeies and technologies designed to accomplish that gpa; across our DC/Virgina/Maryland dealerships.

BEST GREEN PRACTICES INCLUDE

  • Recycle all waste oil
  • Vegetable Oil utilized to run service lifts
  • Recycle program initiated for batteries and light bulbs
  • Computer equipment, cartridges, and printers recycling
  • Environmentally friendly products utilized for custodial services
  • All office equipment and technology set to hibernate or switch off
  • No smoking zone put in place around 50’ from all dealership entrances, windows, and garage doors
  • 70% of vehicle service conducted while customer waits- helps reduce to/from dealership travel
  • Utilization of legally an regionally sourced concrete and asphalt
  • Natural lighting utilized in a minimum of 70% occupied spaces at dealership

GREEN TECHNOLOGIES IMPLEMENTED

  • 20 kilowatt wind turbine
  • LED lighting inside and outside (75% energy savings)
  • Interior light motion detecetion
  • Car washes that recylce 80% water
  • Fast-track shop doors that open and close in seconds, saving $24,000 in energy annually
  • Double the roof insulation required by code
  • 480 watt HVAC systems that operate more efficiently
  • Electronic hand dryers save paper and have no waste disposal