LEADS TO POSITIVE IMPACT Several businesses in Owensboro have led the way in energy management. BY MEGHANN RICHARDSON
GO CHAMBER . FOURTH QUARTER 2019
n today’s society, consumers are paying close attention to every move companies, businesses and brands make. Affecting the environment in a
positive way has more confident responses from consumers than businesses that aren’t as environmentally responsible.
Locally, Owensboro has paved the way with some of its eco-friendly
businesses. At the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, they have a 16-foot tall “smart flower” that helps power its facilities.
After funding was made by possible Charles D. Ralph Estate and the
Charles Mason Ralph Fund at the Community Foundation of Louisville, The Garden pursued a solar initiative to help power both the education building