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Business Energy Saving Tips

 

There are many easy improvements business owners can make in order to save energy and money. Here are some of our simple steps you can take to begin today:

Lighting

  • Turn off lights when not in use
  • Replace incandescent lights with energy-saving compact fluorescent lights
  • Install “occupant sensors” to automatically turn lights off and on

Heating And Cooling (HVAC) Systems

  • Have HVAC units maintained properly throughout the year by cleaning coils and ensuring filters are changed or cleaned on a regular basis
  • Adjust the thermostat during unoccupied times or install a programmable thermostat
  • Make sure radiators, air intake vents, and other system equipment are not obstructed so that air can flow freely

Equipment

  • Turn off equipment when not in use, including computers
  • Remember to maintain your equipment throughout the year

Buildings

  • Block direct sunlight from shining through windows in the summer
  • Let the sun in during the day in the winter
  • Check windows for drafts and seal and caulk where necessary
  • Keep external doors closed

If you need more ways to save, call us at 202-833-7500 to speak with us today.

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