Energy use

4 ways to Green Your Energy use

Check out these steps on how to redirect energy-related expenses to more important office needs and wants (staff pizza party!) while minimizing that hefty company carbon footprint.

  1. Conduct a business energy audit

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    Help save 25 percent more oil than what could be extracted from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the next 60 years.

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  2. Reduce office energy use

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    Your office gobbles a lot of energy. Try powering down with these at-work energy-saving strategies.

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  3. Get green electricity or buy RECs

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    Buy power generated by solar panels and wind turbines through your electric provider. And if they don't offer green options, go for renewable energy certificates instead.

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  4. Purchase carbon offsets for remaining emissions

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    Sure, it’s nearly impossible to achieve carbon neutrality, but go the extra mile by purchasing carbon offsets for any unavoidable CO2 emissions.

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Comments

07/06/2009
6:53pm
terrabytes

When businesses are conducting an energy audit and implementing strategies to reduce their GHG emissions, it's important to remember information technology (IT). IT accounts for 15-30% of an office's electricity consumption. For a Green IT Assessment, click here: www.terrabytesconsulting.com, and for more tips about green IT: www.terrabytesconsulting.com/tips

Terrabytes

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