What does it mean to be ProClimate?
ProClimate is an intiative through which your organization / Business can take concrete action against Climate Change by replacing your old energy intensive, Climate unfriendly technologies with economically attractive Climate friendly technologies
Why become ProClimate ?
The most important reason for making your organization ProClimate is because it is part of our shared responsibility to save this earth for our future generations. However, becoming ProClimate will also have significant positive business implications :
- Cost reductions : Climate friendly technologies supported by SAACC can help you significantly reduce your operating cost. For e.g. Solar Water heating can reduce your
Electricity / gas heating bill by more than 50%
- Image benefits : Becoming ProClimate will help create a positive image of your organization / business among your customers and partners
How SAACC helps in making your organizations / businesses ProClimate?
Climate friendly technologies are relatively new technologies. Most business / organizations do not have in-house expertise in understanding the issues involved in implementation of such systems. On the other hand Equipment suppliers often driven by their short term interest and bias towards own products are not able to provide best and most optimal solution, this results in bad investment decisions and project failures; thus retarding action against Climate Change. This is where SAACC can play an important role. SAACC can help you drive ProClimate Intiative in your organization by supporting you in following activities :
- Feasibility studies : Helping you understand which Climate friendly technologies can be feasibly adopted by your organization
- Climate friendly technology selection : Choosing the right Climate friendly substitute to your existing system requires complete understanding of options available and their advantages and limitations. SAACC can help you leveraging the technical expertise of its experts pool in identifying the most suitable technology to meet your requirements
- Vendor selection : Selecting a right and reliable supplier of technology is critical to ensure that you get benefit from your investment. SAACC can not only help identifying right vendors through its extensive network of qualified suppliers but at the same time it can leverage its unique position as potential customer partner for future projects to ensure suppliers deliver on their promise of performance once the sales is made.
- System design : SAACC will support you by providing technical expertise in verifying that the system design as suggested by your customer meets your requirement
- Financing support : SAACC, through its ProClimate Fund and through other funding partners can help you finance the capital expenditure in form of Soft loans
- Monitoring : SAACC can support proper monitoring the implemented ProClimate project including quantifying the positive impact on Climate and helping train staff for proper maintenance of the system
- Certification and spreading the good word : Depending on degree of adoption of Climate friendly technologies and reduction of your carbon footprint . SAACC will provide its ProClimate certification to you – which will help you spread the good word about your intiative to your customers and partners