No business wants to be in the habit of wasting money, which means most businesses look for every opportunity to become more efficient. Whether that means improving processes or streamlining the workforce. Yet when businesses look internally for opportunities to become more efficient, they might lose sight of some big opportunities all around them.
Commercial buildings account for nearly one-fifth of all the energy consumed in the United States, and a significant portion of that energy goes to waste. Through carelessness and a lack of proper planning, many businesses waste energy in the workplace. This not only adds up against the bottom line, but also creates consequences for the environment and our natural resources. However, operating a more energy-efficient commercial building doesn’t have to involve tearing out the infrastructure to replace it with solar panels or windmills. Often, a few tweaks can make a world of difference. Even something as relatively minor as turning off lights when no one’s in the room can reduce a building’s energy use substantially.
The following checklist provides some simple ideas businesses and commercial property owners can follow to ensure that their buildings are more energy efficient. See if there are any ideas you can use in your workplace, and watch the savings accumulate.
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Solar water heaters evolved from simple black-painted boxes to modern solar thermal units that we’re familiar with. Clearly, it took centuries of development to fully optimise these heating machines — and be able to apply them in modern houses.
Solar thermal water heaters are regarded as one of the most environment-friendly appliances in the world. If you are sceptical or want to have more information about these appliances; then you’ve come to the right article. We’re going to take a look at the top reasons why you should consider installing a solar water heater in your home.
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Savings could reach that enormous level if energy efficiency for commercial and industrial buildings improved by just 10%, according to Energy Star program estimates. The pie chart in this infographic shows what energy is being used for in commercial buildings. This guide also offers simple tips to improve the energy efficiency of a commercial building.
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Energy experts call them “low-hanging fruit.” They are energy saving upgrades that offer outstanding ROI. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at some of the best green home improvements that will put money back in your pocket within two years.
Scroll down for green home upgrades that will actually save you money:
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There’s now a definite chill in the air and the time has come to put the heating back on! But for older people and those who may be incapacitated, the winter can mean rising bills and worry about the financial implications. If you’re looking after elderly or ill relatives or friends this winter, you might wonder how best to allay their fears and ensure they stay safe, warm and comfortable in a cost effective way.
Well, there are plenty of things you can do to help save money, save energy and store heat and in this infographic, RadiatorValves4u shows you some tips and advice on what to do in regards to Power of Attorney for someone who may need you to take over the running of their household and financial situation.
Winter can be an unsettling, anxious time of year for those who aren’t able to get out and about, but with this infographic, you’ll get a great start on how best to help and alleviate their worries.
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