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Interactive Tools

This tool contains three steps designed to identify, implement and manage energy efficiency opportunities within a winery.  Upon clicking DOWNLOAD, an Excel file will download to your desktop. Note: this interactive tool has two companion pieces under "Energy Audits:"  1). a data worksheet  2). video tutorial. 

2020
Interactive Tools

Complete the questionnaire to help meet the certification prerequisite for 2-2 Environmental Compliance Planning.

2020
Interactive Tools

Complete the questionnaire to help meet the certification prerequisite for 2-2 Environmental Compliance Planning.

2020
Interactive Tools

This tool assists growers in comparing the financial cost of air blast dilute sprayers (fan assisted) and electrostatic sprayers. The tool provides a summary of the present value for the two sprayer types allowing growers to determine potential payback periods for each sprayer.

2017
Interactive Tools

This tool has been designed to aid in creating and implementing an effective and cost efficient dust control strategy to protect air quality. The tool provides helpful information on different dust control techniques, types of palliatives commonly used, a simple worksheet for tracking your dust control strategies over time, and a cost comparison calculator that will help inform you of the most cost effective method for you to maintain unpaved roads.

2017
Interactive Tools

This tool provides wineries with easy-to-follow steps for estimating the volume of solid waste generated at their facility by type: pomace and lees, diatomaceous earth, barrels, glass, cardboard, paper, capsules, cork, plastic, wood pallets, packaging, bins, food, landscaping yard waste, and metals. Note: see companion "how-to" video tutorial. 

2017
Interactive Tools

This tool is designed to help growers create an effective sustainable water management strategy that helps save both water and money, as detailed in Chapter 5 of the California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing Workbook.  Note: See companion "How To" video tutorial. 

2017
Videos

This video tutorial provides a demonstration of the Certification Cost Benefit Evaluation Tool. Note: See Companion Tool-Certification Cost Benefit Evaluation Tool. 

2017
Interactive Tools

This tool walks users through the steps needed to identify the highest water using activities ("hot spots") at the winery, and results in a conceptual facility water balance to understand where water is being used throughout the winery.

2017
Interactive Tools

 This Grapevine Trunk Disease web-based tool is designed to help growers assess the costs and economic benefits of implementing various preventative practices at different ages of vineyard maturity.

2017
Interactive Tools

This tool can be used to estimate your current cost of water, including the costs of acquiring water, using the water, and disposing of that water. Use this tool after first completing the Winery Water Efficiency and Hot Spots Tool. Note: See Companion tools and resources 1) Video Tutorial: Winery Water Efficiency, Hot Spots and Budgeting Tool and 2) Winery Water Efficiency and Hot Spots Tool. 

2017
Interactive Tools

This tool allows potential certification applicants to evaluate the expected benefits and investments associated with the first year of certification. Some expected benefits include meeting new market needs and improving sales relationships. Note: See Companion How-To Video

2017