Mr. Nuru turned to BlocPower, a nonprofit group that performed a “green audit” on his 17-year-old barbershop. ¬†As a result of the inspection, he was convinced to replace the lights in his shop with more efficient, longer-lasting options.

The audit estimated that a one-time lighting investment of between $3,000 and $5,000 would save the barber between $450 and $2,000 a year on his energy bills, said Decker Ngongang, a program manager at Echoing Green…

 

Read the full article by Richard Morgan published in the Wall Street Journal here.