Area Businesses, Schools and Organizations Recognized for Environmental Commitment

Dayton Regional Green, DP&L, Vectren, Energy Optimizers and IGS Energy recognized local businesses, schools and organizations from Montgomery and surrounding Counties for their environmental commitment. 199 locations signed on to the year–long Bring Your Green 2.0 Challenge. 98 locations have obtained their Green Business Certification since April 25, 2016.

Speakers attending the event highlighted the different ways they approach sustainability to create a better world now and in the future.

“Montgomery County’s commitment to sustainability is unwavering and the ‘Bring Your Green Challenge 2.0’ is a continuum of our efforts collaborating with area partners to make our region greener and healthier,” said Montgomery County Commission President Dan Foley.  “We are very excited to launch the ‘Healthy Schools’ platform through Bring Your Green 2.0 to spur healthy competition among schools, and raise environmental standards on campus.” 

“Dayton Power and Light is committed to helping our customers save energy and supporting the Dayton region’s sustainability efforts through the Bring Your Green Challenge,” said Tom Raga, President and CEO, DP&L. “We value the participation of area businesses and schools as they implement environmentally-friendly practices. We look forward to sharing our energy expertise so they enjoy the benefits for years to come.”              

"Vectren is proud to support the “Bring Your Green Challenge” and promote energy efficiencies and sustainability in the Dayton region,” said Colleen Ryan, President, Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio.  “Environmental stewardship is a basic value for each one of us at Vectren, and our support of this project affirms that.   We hope you'll join us!"           

“DRG is an important undertaking for our community and IGS Energy applauds its efforts in helping businesses save money AND be good stewards of our environment,” said Scott White, president and CEO of IGS Energy. “The advancement of renewables and emerging technologies will greatly impact the future, and we’re happy to be a part of it.”                                         

“Energy Optimizers, USA is honored to be able to support this very worthwhile effort.  We appreciate the opportunity to work with school districts in improving the educational environment while saving dollars on energy costs.  Our entire team values the opportunity to engage students in sustainability initiatives and encourage them to learn about STEM-related careers.  We thank the Montgomery County Commissioners and DRG for establishing this initiative which makes the Dayton region highly attractive to businesses and residents who value environmentally friendly programs,” said Greg Smith, CEO, with Energy Optimizers, USA.

Businesses that were recognized are:

AAA Wastewater

APG Office Furnishings - 3 locations

Appvion, Inc.

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm

    - 2 locations

Baby Boomers LLC

Beavercreek City Schools - 9 locations

Becker Electric

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools - 7 locations

Bishop Leibold School

Brigid's Path

Buckeye Laptop and Picture Renew

Centerville City Schools - 12 locations

Centerville United Methodist Church

Christ United Methodist Church

City Of Clayton

City Of Dayton - 23 locations

CPM Complete Professional Maintenance

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce

Dayton International Airport

Dayton Metro Library - 7 locations

Dayton Power & Light

Dayton Progress Corp

Dayton Regional Stem School

Dayton Society of Natural History

Dorothy Lane Market

EBEB Solutions, Inc.

Edgewell Personal Care


Energy Optimizers, USA

EnergyWize LLC

Entriq Solutions

Epiphany Lutheran Church

Evans Electric Co.

Five Rivers MetroParks - 15 locations

Fluid Applied Roofing

Go Sustainable Energy, LLC - 2 locations

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley - 2 locations

Graham Local School District - 3 locations

Greeneview Local School District

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton

Heapy Engineering

Hello Beautiful

Hematite Inc.

Hobart Brothers

IGS Energy

International Automotive Components

ISA Method

J&L Wood Products


Kettering City School District - 15 locations

LexisNexis - 8 locations

Mad River Local School District - 5 locations

Mar-Con Tool Company

Miami Conservancy District

Miami County Park District

Miami Valley Hospital South

Miamisburg City School - 2 locations

Montgomery County - 10 locations

Montgomery County Solid Waste District

Mount Saint John

Mr. Bubbles Laundromat

National Inspection Corporation

Noble Tool Corp.

Northmont City Schools - 10 locations

Oerlikon - 2 locations

Piqua Centrall Intermediate School


rak supply

Rankin Houser Inc

RELX Group - Springfield

Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Sinclair Community College

Springboro Community City Schools - 2 locations

St Albert the Great School

St. Christopher Catholic Church

St. Rita's Catholic Church

Stoops Freightliner


Talbott Tower


The Event Connections

The Kroger Co. - 6 locations

Tipp City Exempted Village Schools

Tobias Funeral Home

Tri-Village School District

Trotwood-Madison City Schools

University of Dayton - 5 locations

Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio - 3 locations

Waibel Energy Systems

Wayne Local Schools - 4 locations

Westminster Presbyterian Church


Xenia Grace Chapel