Tips For An Eco-Friendly Facility
Businesses are among the largest consumers of energy in the country. That’s not a surprise, given how many resources it takes to keep the wheels of commerce turning. It also means commercial enterprises have a big obligation when it comes to the responsible use of those resources. Just like everyone else, business owners must do their part to create a more sustainable society.
Many decisions, big and small, made over the course of a working day contribute to a company’s sustainability. The ultimate goal is to leave behind a world that’s in better shape than when we found it. However, eco-friendly practices also can have a positive effect on the bottom line. That’s because many green initiatives make your organization energy-efficient. By reducing the amount of electricity or natural gas that your business consumes, you spend less on utility bills and keep more money in your pockets. For example, changing your light fixtures to LED or CFL bulbs means your offices use less energy. Installing solar panels on your facility’s roof also can lessen your dependence on the power grid.
For these and many other ideas to make your company’s facilities more environmentally responsible, take a look at the accompanying guide from Litetronics
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.
It’s good to know that there are articles like this that encourage facilities to be more eco-friendly. I definitely agree with the part where you mentioned that they need to regularly hire HVAC professionals to inspect their systems and immediately fix any problem that may cause harmful wastes from leaking. In my opinion, all of these tips should be strictly implemented especially in huge factories to avoid harming the environment and they should also come up with their own waste stream management solutions.