Sustainability and ‘going green’ are increasingly hot topics as energy expenses escalate and the need to protect our environment reaches a critical level. Here are a few simple things you can do to help the environment and your bottom line:
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) says green offices likely:
To make LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification easier, consider:
An energy management program can help:
Conservation measures considered:
Also, consider reducing your power and fuel consumption by generating your own energy through the implementation of renewable energy technologies like geothermal, solar and wind power and solar heating.
Instead of having janitorial work done in the evenings, consider Day Cleaning Programs so extra power isn’t consumed during times the office would normally be ‘dark’.
Want to see relevant case studies with actual data and evidence on the difference energy management can make for a facility? Take a look at these case studies from Ainsworth.