7 Ways to Green Your Business
Efficient Heating and Cooling
Since heating and cooling are responsible for the majority of the costs found on utility bills, small businesses can save a bundle by improving efficiency. The largest savings come from simply turning heat or air-conditioning down at night or installing a programmable thermostat to regulate temperature. Air-conditioning units are a prime energy waster, since the average air duct system leaks 15 to 20 percent. Ask service technicians to repair and test leaks, and check regularly for faulty filters, coils, compressor fans, and drains.