When it comes to energy conservation in the workplace, most people know about the standard tips and tricks. Whether it’s turning off computers or installing LED lights, many companies are doing everything they can to save money and conserve energy – at least they think so. What you may not realize is there are some atypical methods of conservation that can help you further reduce your energy footprint.
Thinking Outside the Box
Reducing your energy output to extremely low levels requires you to get creative. You must get your entire workforce on board and everyone should have similar goals. Additionally, there should be analytical measurements and tangible goals established for tracking progress and maintaining order.
For larger businesses with more than 100 employees, it’s beneficial to develop a small team to handle the task of improving energy conservation in the workplace. The team should work on creating a plan and disseminating guidelines and protocol to other employees. While the power of brainstorming can produce some pretty good ideas, get your team started by suggesting some of the following tips: [Read more…]