How to Save Energy in an Office Building

575 WordsFeb 24, 20182 Pages
Modern offices are a cluster of technology and coffee. The constantly evolving world in which all businesses must operate necessitate a commitment to being energy efficient. Initially, it is possible to reduce the energy consumption for a business, with some relatively small steps. Collecting all the waste paper from the office bins, to be mulched and compressed into fuel bricks, which are then burned to produce the heat for the office, is one step too far for most businesses. However, these small steps take just a few minutes to carry out and will reap large reductions in energy usage. Turn off unused desktop computers and screens. Desktop computers and their screens are huge energy sapping devices, which just happen to be sat on every desk in the office. When a screen or a computer is not being used, they should be put into sleep mode to reduce the amount of electricity they are using. Leaving computers and screens turned on whilst someone has their lunch break will cost the company hundreds over the course of a year, yet it will take a few clicks to tun everything off for the hour. Indeed, it has become pretty common practice to leave a computer on in hibernation mode over night to save the employee a few minutes in the morning. This means that the computer has been drawing electricity all night long for no really productive value. Turning off computers and screens is a really small step to start making huge reductions in energy consumption. Buy a coffee machine

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