In the modern world, companies have a responsibility to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Society is increasingly aware that the choices you make today affect the planet tomorrow. From a business standpoint, it doesn’t hurt that going green also is good for your bottom line, cutting overall energy costs to save you money. The fact is, eco-friendly choices have all kinds of benefits. They make your business leaner, cleaner and more sustainable. And, even better, environmental initiatives don’t have to be dramatic to be powerful. You might be surprised at how much of a difference a few small changes can make.
Consider a few examples. By swapping out traditional incandescent light bulbs with LEDs, you can make your building’s lighting efficient. By conducting regular inspections and cleanings of the HVAC system, you can reduce energy waste related to heating and cooling your offices. What’s amazing about energy efficiency is that there are many different ways to take steps toward improvement. Every change is impactful.
To find a few more practical ideas about how to go green and improve energy usage in your everyday operations, browse the accompanying resource. In it, you’ll find eight specific strategies that can help you make your facility more environmentally responsible. From going paperless to choosing green cleaning products, these ideas give you a great place to start in creating a more eco-friendly business.
Author bio: Dan Dulik is Vice President of Marketing at Litetronics, manufacturer of commercial lighting products, including bulbs and a full line of fixtures and retrofit kits. An alumnus of DePaul University’s Graduate School of Business, he has more than 15 years of experience in B2B and B2C marketing. On the weekends, he likes to spend time with his family and helping to coach his kids’ athletic teams.