Go Green: Energy Saving Tips for Commercial Building Projects

Being environmentally responsible is important with today’s growing green initiative. But more importantly, companies are beginning to weigh the lifetime costs of energy efficient improvements to their buildings. Heating, cooling, and lighting, alone, make up 54 - 71% of all commercial energy consumption. Not to mention, the 19% effect it has on operating costs. It is so important to take into consideration the bottom line. Learn more energy saving solutions for a better ROI!

1. How will my lifetime costs differ from keeping an old infrastructure over installing a new one?

2. What will be the return on my investment If I install a new HVAC system?

3. Is it worth the cost in the long run?

4. How much money and energy can I save monthly? Yearly? Over a lifetime?

We understand the importance in knowing the return on your investment. Here is a Step by Step Guide to help you start saving money and energy today!

Pinpoint any major issues in your building's infrastructure:

First: Run an energy audit for your company

  • Level of Energy Audit
  • Size of the Facility
  • Type of Business
  • Scope of Assessment

Second: Assess the problem area(s) evaluated from the audit.

Ways to reduce energy consumption

Here are just a few ways that you can reduce your energy consumption:

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Companies like EDF Climate Corps can help you save money by focusing on energy-efficient operation and maintenance of commercial spaces. Additionally, they come up with specific ways each individual business can improve their operational sustainability.

You can reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings in a few areas around the building. See what changes you can make in these departments to reduce energy consumption in a commercial building!

Georgia Power currently offers free in-home energy audits for those who qualify! See how to qualify and how to find an energy audit service.

Shakir Williams
Shakir Williams

A true creative with a penchant for the spiritual and natural order. She loves the Earth, almost as much as she loves writing about it.

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