CARC Financing Supports Clean Air Projects for Small Businesses
Body Shop Increases Capacity with New Paint Booths
Kumler Collision, one of Central Ohio's oldest independent auto body shops established in 1928 in Lancaster, was awarded $250,000 through the Clean Air Resource Center (CARC) to replace its 25 year old paint booths, with two new state of the art Garmat Frontier downdraft paint booths. The new booths allowed Kumler to increase capacity by enabling the paint teams to spray repaired vehicles and dismantled parts together in one cycle through the use of a larger cabin size in the new equipment.
Goddard School in Cincinnati Expands Capacity While Reducing Energy Usage
OAQDA awarded the Goddard School
in Anderson Township
$750,000 in air quality revenue bonds from CARC
enhance the energy
efficient design of a
building addition and upgrade
the energy efficiency of the existing school.
Columbus Body Shop Installs New Paint Booth to Serve More Customers
Dent Magic, a
Columbus area automotive paint and body repair shop
$105,000 in air quality revenue bond financing from CARC to install a new paint booth
increase capacity. The new booth features many technology upgrades that improve energy consumption and filtered air quality.
OAQDA Authorizes Financing Package to Assist Cuyahoga County Dry Cleaner
The purchase of a new "effective microorganism" (EM) dry cleaning system will help Topp's Cleaners of Euclid to switch to the use of a water-free, advanced multi-solvent system while reducing hazardous air emissions, thanks to the approval of a $50,000 financing package through the CARC.
Classic Car Restoration and Collision Repair Shop Purchases Equipment with OAQDA Financing
A Warren County business, Hausfeld Classics, known for quality classic car restoration is expanding its service to include complete collision repair for all types of vehicles thanks to $79,533 in financing from CARC.
Medina County Business Improves Air Quality for Employees, Customers, Community
Schade's Auto Body, a family-owned automotive paint and body repair shop established in 1993 in Brunswick, was approved for up to $280,000 from CARC to replace existing paint booths with a new state-of-the-art downdraft paint booth.
The new booth increased capacity and efficiency over the previous system and enables Schade's to utilize two paint prep stations, three paint cabins and a paint mixing room.
Cincinnati Body Shop Receives $65,000 from OAQDA to Reduce Emissions, Save Energy
Llanfair Body Shop, a 73-year-old Cincinnati area business, was approved for $65,000 in air quality bond financing from CARC to improve efficiency, save energy and reduce energy emissions through equipment upgrades.