• Business Energy Saving Tips

  • There are many easy improvements business owners can make in order to save energy and money. Here are some of our simple steps you can take to begin today:

    Lighting

    • Turn off lights when not in use
    • Replace incandescent lights with energy-saving compact fluorescent lights
    • Install “occupant sensors” to automatically turn lights off and on

    Heating and Cooling (HVAC) Systems

    • Have HVAC units maintained properly throughout the year by cleaning coils and ensuring filters are changed or cleaned on a regular basis
    • Adjust the thermostat during unoccupied times or install a programmable thermostat
    • Make sure radiators, air intake vents, and other system equipment are not obstructed so that air can flow freely

    Equipment

    • Turn off equipment when not in use, including computers
    • Remember to maintain your equipment throughout the year

    Buildings

    • Block direct sunlight from shining through windows in the summer
    • Let the sun in during the day in the winter
    • Check windows for drafts and seal and caulk where necessary
    • Keep external doors closed

    If you need more ways to save, call us at 202-833-7500 to speak with us today.