Air quality can affect your business’s bottom line. As a business leader, you can make a big impact in the community through your efforts to conserve resources and promote air quality. There’s a good chance you’ll save money, too!

We have resources you can use to educate your employees, tips to improve your Air Quality Action Day footprint and examples of best business practices you can use in your business too!

Receive the daily forecast (sign up at or promote receiving the forecast within my office or businessDistribute or make available SPAQP newsletters and informationPromote energy efficiency within my office or businessConserve energy by activities such as turning off unused lights and adjusting temperaturesPromote ridesharing, public transportation, or alternative transportation (SPAQP will provide materials and contacts for more information)Reschedule polluting activities such as lawn care or painting on an Air Quality Action DayBuy hybrid or alternative energy vehiclesRefuel fleets the day before or after 7:00 p.m. on an Air Quality Action DayPromote flex time, compressed work weeks, telecommuting, and conference calls to limit traffic.Become a Sponsoring Team Member as well.

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The Southwest Pennsylvania Air Quality Partnership, Inc.(SPAQP) was founded in 1995 as a partnership of citizens, businesses and government to promote better air quality. The organization is now a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation, and its purpose is to:

  • Increase public understanding of air pollution impacts.
  • Provide alerts on high pollution days.
  • Inform the public of health impacts of high ozone and fine particulate pollution.
  • Provide guidelines for individual actions that can help reduce exposure.
  • Encourage voluntary reductions of air pollution emissions, particularly on Action Days.Become a part of the action!