Who knew doing the right thing for the planet could make you more money?
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Parking locations such as the IPI Award of Excellence-winning Canopy Airport parking facility in Denver and Garage at Post Office Square in Boston are excellent practical examples of green parking.
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The International Parking Institute (IPI) has recognized seven of the industry’s most outstanding parking facilities and operations with its 2012 Awards of Excellence, citing innovation, efficiency, sustainability and user-friendliness as key factors in the selection.
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Don’t forget to park green for your summer vacation April 24th, 2011

Sustainable business practices are creeping into every corner of our daily lives. Even airport parking services have jumped on the green bandwagon.
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10 Questions for Karl Kelman, Marketing Manger Canopy Airport Parking

April 15th, 2011

1. Can you tell us about Canopy Airport Parking DIA? Canopy Airport Parking is America’s greenest airport parking facility. The facility employs solar, wind and geothermal energy generation, and uses biodiesel and CNG buses. Canopy Airport Parking offers 500 spaces of Indoor Valet Parking, over 1,000 spaces of Covered Self-Park, and over 2,700 spaces of Open Air Parking.
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Canopy Parking Uses Comprehensive Approach to Reduce Energy Use, Costs
March 12th, 2011
John Schmid grew municipal parking lots into a big business called Pro Park America—and then became an avid environmental pioneer who has set a new standard for sustainability with a new 4,200-car long-term parking lot at Denver International Airport (DIA).
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Denver Airport’s Greenest Parking Facility
February 18th, 2011
The Canopy parking facility at Denver International Airport in Colorado, USA, is providing free charging stations for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, and generating electricity with solar panels and wind turbines.
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What are airports doing to boost CSR?
January 6th, 2011
Air travel is one of the biggest contributors towards global warming and there are several airlines taking CSR rather seriously. What about airports? Every time there is a proposed expansion for airports there is a huge furore from the environmentalists and rightly so. Airport expansion not only affects the environment but it also adversely affects people’s health and the property market.
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Parking at the Greenest Lot in America January 3rd, 2011
Last week I wrote about “the greenest parking lot in the country”. While this seems like an odd concept, before I pulled into the lot the six large photovoltaic arrays and roughly dozen spinning vertical turbines convinced me that this LEED certified compound was different.
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Canopy Airport Parking: Denver’s Greenest
December 25th, 2010
Canopy serves as a demonstration site for The Green Parking Council (GPC), “a non-profit organization developing certification and credentialing programs, open-source standards, professional leadership and educational development and training for organizations and individuals in the parking industry.” GPC works at the intersection of parking, green building, clean technology, renewable energy, smart grid infrastructure, urban planning and sustainable mobility.
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Pikes Peak, Mount Elbert lots at DIA full; space available at off-airport lots December 24th, 2010
Spaces are available at off-airport lots that offer shuttle service to terminals. Karl Kelman.. (of) …Canopy Airport Parking at 8100 Tower Road, said about 3,000 of his spots were available. Canopy charges $9 a day, but has a $3 off coupon on its website.
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Canopy Airport Parking Meets Expanded Denver International Airport Holiday Parking Demand

December 23rd, 2010
Canopy Airport Parking’s 4,200 additional new parking spaces will help meet demand for parking at DIA as the airport braces for its’ busiest holiday season ever. Airport officials expect over 1.1 million travelers to pass through Denver International Airport during the 2010 Christmas Week, and the on-site Pikes Peak and East Economy parking lots had already filled by December 22, 2010.
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Vancouver firm brings green tech to the pavement December 9th, 2010
When Bryan Slusarchuk began hunting for an investment in the green tech sector, he never imagined finding one that was quite so open to innovation.
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Canopy Airport Parking Opens at DIA; First 100 Parkers Receive Year of Free Parking

November 30th, 2010
Canopy Airport Parking will open at 4 A.M. on Wednesday, November 24. One parker will win free parking for life, and all of Canopy’s first 100 guests become Century Club members and receive one year of free parking.
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Energy Savings at Denver Airport Parking Facility Pay Off
November 30th, 2010
Canopy Airport Parking, a 4,200 stall parking facility servicing the Denver International Airport, could see 70% cost savings from building energy savings compared to a similar building without the energy savings additions, according to a new study.
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Parking green with Canopy Airport Parking at the Denver International Airport
November 24th, 2010
The world’s greenest parking facility is here, the Canopy Airport Parking. Owned 80.2% by Greenscape Capital Group Inc. this project at the Denver International Airport is the greenest way to park, complete with 9.6 kW wind, 16.9 kW solar and geothermal energy generation, LED lighting systems and electric vehicle charging stations too. That’s not all.
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B.C. company builds green parking lot at Denver Airport November 24th, 2010
Vancouver-based Greenscape Capital is opening what it describes as the world’s greenest parking facility on Wednesday at Denver International Airport.
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Parking green with Canopy Airport Parking at the Denver International Airport November 24th, 2010
The world’s greenest parking facility is here, the Canopy Airport Parking. Owned 80.2% by Greenscape Capital Group Inc. this project at the Denver International Airport is the greenest way to park, complete with 9.6 kW wind, 16.9 kW solar and geothermal energy generation, LED lighting systems and electric vehicle charging stations too. That’s not all.
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$3 Off Daily Parking at New DIA Facility November 23rd, 2010
Canopy Airport Parking, an ultra-green facility that opens today. They have an introductory printable coupon valid through December 15 for $3 off daily parking (regularly $18 for indoor valet parking, $14 for covered self-parking and $9 for outdoor parking). The 4,200-car facility, which uses solar, wind and geothermal energy sources, provides customers with FREE daily newspapers, FREE [...]
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New ‘green’ DIA parking to open before holiday rush November 22nd, 2010
Canopy Airport Parking, DIA’s newest off-airport parking lot, is set to open for the holiday rush. Canopy will provide 4,200 parking spaces and ‘go green’ at the same time. The parking facility will open at 4 a.m.on Wednesday.
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New parking near DIA aims to be the “greenest”
November 22nd, 2010
Local travelers using Denver International Airport will get a new parking option on Wednesday with the opening of Canopy Airport Parking, a 4,200-space “green” private parking facility.
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Green parking lands at Denver International Airport November 18th, 2010
Wouldn’t it be nice to have somewhere to plug in your electric vehicle while traveling? That is just what Canopy Airport Parking envisioned when planning its state-of-the-art, EV-friendly and green parking structure.
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World’s Greenest Environmentally Friendly Denver International Canopy Airport Parking November 18th, 2010
Denver International Airport will have greenest canopy airport parking in the world using install solar panels parking, parking recycled material, parking geo-thermal material, electric car parking. Denver International Airport Parking becomes environmentally friendly canopy airport parking because this world’s greenest airport parking is not using grid electrical energy but using install solar panels parking.
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Parks are green, and so is DIA’s Canopy Parking November 16th, 2010
Feeling guilty about your carbon footprint as your plane lifts off from Denver International Airport??Then Canopy Airport Parking, DIA’s newest off-airport parking lot, may be the place for you — or rather, your car.?
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Green Off-Site Parking Expected Soon at Denver International
November, 2010
Passengers flying out of Denver International Airport (DIA) will soon have an eco-friendly off-airport parking option. If all goes as planned, Canopy Airport Parking will open in November or December with 4,300 spaces.?
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Ökologisches Parkhaus in Denver November 9th, 2010
Abheben mit gutem Gewissen – mit dieser Botschaft will demnächst ein neues Parkhaus am Denver International Airport (DIA) Kunden anlocken. Die Betreiberfirma Canopy Airport Parking garantiert eine saubere Umweltbilanz und bewirbt für das bald eröffnende Gebäude als “grünstes Parkhaus der Welt”.
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DIA Canopy Airport Parking November 5th, 2010
Canopy provides free charging for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Electric Vehicles, and generates electricity with solar panels and wind turbines. Canopy Airport Parking enables the airport parker to drive away from Denver International Airport at no financial cost them for energy or fuel and without generating any emissions (carbon or noxious gases) directly or indirectly. The process of energy generation is local and sustainable – eliminating energy loss in transmission and the complex and energy consumptive process of importation, refining and distribution that occurs with many fossil fuels. The vehicles are simply “plugged-in” to the sun and wind while the traveler is gone, and recharged and ready to drive when they return.?
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World’s Greenest Parking Facility Takes Off at Denver International Airport November 2nd, 2010
Been to Denver lately? If you haven’t, try altering your travel itinerary to see how alluring can green be! Denver International Airport is nearing its aim of offering one of the world’s greenest parking facilities. The work of the parking area is expected to be completed by the middle of this month. The construction of the facility is moving faster than the expected schedule with work by BMW Group and DesignworksUSA. Once completed, it will provide a parking facility for almost 4,200 vehicles.
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World’s Greenest Parking Lot to Be at Denver Int’l Airport November 2nd, 2010
Not only is Denver International Airport one of the prettiest airports around — its form mimics the Rocky Mountains that loom nearby — but it is about to bump its green cred sky high. Expected to be the world’s greenest parking lot, Canopy Airport Parking is slated to open this month just in time for holiday travelers. The airport is looking to reduce consumption, costs and emissions with energy from solar power, geothermal and wind and with shuttles powered by compressed natural gas, biodiesel and hybrid they are sure to keep their impact low. The lot will also feature ten free Juice Bar chargers for their greenest visitors – those with electric cars.
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Canopy Airport Parking Teams Up With Frontier Airlines November 1st, 2010
Canopy Airport Parking and Frontier Airlines have announced a promotional arrangement providing Frontier Airlines travelers a 25% discount on parking rates, a free upgrade to the next class of parking and 100 Frontier EarlyReturns® bonus miles with every parking visit.
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DesignworksUSA creates brand experience for Canopy Airport Parking
October 27th, 2010

BMW Group DesignworksUSA has partnered with Canopy Airport Parking to create the brand experience, look and feel for what’s anticipated to be the world’s greenest parking facility.
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Green parking facility uses biodiesel shuttles October 26th, 2010
Frontier Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings Inc., and Canopy Airport Parking formed an extended promotional partnership aimed at providing fliers a chance to park at Canopy’s ecofriendly facility in Commerce City, Colo. Canopy’s state-of-the-art parking facility, expected to open in late November, will provide continuous shuttle service between the lot and the Frontier ticket counters using its seven biodiesel and hybrid shuttles.
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Frontier fliers to get perks for parking October 26th, 2010
People who fly Frontier Airlines will receive discounted parking rates plus 100 EarlyReturns bonus miles when they park at Canopy Airport Parking, 8100 Tower Road.
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Frontier Partners With New Parking Option in Denver October 26th, 2010
Yesterday, Frontier Airlines and Canopy Airport Parking in Denver announced a new partnership that I found very interesting. Canopy is a brand-new player at Denver International Airport (DIA), and as such needs to build up a customer base. So partnering with Frontier makes sense.
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Frontier Airlines Partners with Canopy Airport Parking October 25th, 2010
Frontier Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), is pleased to announce a promotional partnership with Canopy Airport Parking, the world’s greenest parking facility. Frontier fliers who park at the eco-friendly facility, located at 8100 Tower Road in Commerce City, Colo., will receive discounted parking rates, plus 100 EarlyReturns® bonus miles. Frontier Summit members and Classic Plus ticket holders will also receive a free upgrade to the next class of parking at Canopy.
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Power Friendly Garage Near Denver Airport Future Of Free Charge Parking? October 21st, 2010
With plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles (EV) poised to hit the market, “live” parking spaces are certain to become popular spots, especially when traveling away from the comfort of your home charger. BMW Group DesignworksUSA, in partnership with Canopy Airport parking will soon open what it’s calling “the world’s greenest parking facility” near Denver International Airport. Due to open before the end of November, the 4,200-space parking structure will provide a number of unique features.
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Denver International Airport to open world’s greenest parking structure

The world’s greenest parking structure is scheduled to open for business next month at the Denver International Airport.
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