There are many ways to save electricity in the work place, be conscious of the energy consumption you make use of and consider these tips to avoid bulky energy usage. Here are a few energy saving tips to consider.
- Turn off appliances not in use
Never leave your computer on throughout the night. Leave the computer on standby when not in use to reduce power consumption.
- Turn off lights
When you leave the office remember to turn off all lighting.
- Take the stairs
Take the stairs as often as you can to avoid making use of the elevator by yourself to conserve energy wasted on multiple trips.
- Reduce Printing
Avoid printing unnecessary documents
- Minimize Air Conditioner Use
Avoid turning on the air conditioner or heater when the weather is relatively pleasant. Keep a window open as an alternative to avoid unnecessary power use.
- Use LED Lights
Consider suggesting to your company to replace all lights with LED lights. These lights provide good illumination and prevent major energy loss.
- Use the kitchen responsibly
Avoid leaving the refrigerator open for longer than necessary. Most offices are equipped with stoves, ovens, refrigerators and dishwashers. Make sure you use these appliances efficiently and sparingly to avoid wasting electricity.
- Replace old equipment with energy star rated equipment
Avoid making use of appliances that are dense in energy consumption and unnecessary. Utilize energy star rated equipment as a better alternative.
- Eliminate vampire power
Unplug any idle electronic appliances when not in use
- Use a power strip to reduce your plug load
Making use of a power strip is a better alternative to multiple plug points and assists to reduce your plug load.
- Make use of energy saving products
Make it a priority to change all power supplies to energy saving products that conserve energy.