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Business Savings

Energy Saving Measures for Your Business

With these energy saving ideas, your business can maintain a comfortable indoor environment for staff, visitors, and customers, while managing energy costs . 

  • Lower your thermostat to 68 degrees during business hours and lower than 60 degrees during non-business hours.
  • Lower your water heater temperature to 120 degrees.
  • Unplug electronic devices and turn off lights that are not in use.
  • Make sure air registers and vents are not blocked by furniture or equipment for proper air flow.
  • Replace old incandescent light bulbs with more efficient compact fluorescent (CFL) or LED lighting.
  • Install dimmers and occupancy sensors in proper locations to automatically turn off lighting when a room is not in use.
  • Install smart thermostats to automatically control your heating and cooling temperatures.
  • Hire a qualified professional to conduct regular maintenance and filter replacement on your HVAC systems. An inspection will help spot any problems and ensure your system is running efficiently.
  • Weatherize your building by sealing gaps and cracks in windows, doors, exterior walls, and roof penetrations with caulk or weatherstripping.
  • Tune your building controls or energy management system to accommodate the changing season. Poorly calibrated sensors, thermostats and other controls can increase heating system load and reduce comfort. 
  • Hire qualified professsionals to perform an energy assessment of your facility, to inspect and ensure the level of insulation in your building meets code for your area, and inspect and seal leaky ductwork.