Everyone is trying to think of ways to do things better and more efficiently, I just read a short article from Building Operating Management that gives
Ten Tips For Facility Managers To Cut Energy Costs
By Brandon Lorenz, Senior Editor, October 2009
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, lighting represents 40% of the average commercial building’s electric bill, followed by motors/HVAC (40%) and other equipment (20%). According to the Energy Cost Savings Council, energy-efficient lighting generates an average project payback period of 2.2 years and a 45% return on investment.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Are your customers using energy-efficient lighting controls? Replacing old wall light switches with new energy-efficient dimmer switches or occupancy sensors will greatly reduce electrical consumption by reducing the overall brightness of light sources when full brightness is not required. Calculate the savings at http://www.lutron.com/energy
Monday, August 10, 2009
Replace regular fluorescent lamps in Refrigeration and Freezer cases applications with SYLVANIA LED Solutions. Improved product visibility: less glare and uniform Illumination. Energy savings: LED sticks can save up to 118 watts vs. fluorescent with less heat. And reduced maintenance cost: Up to 64,000 hrs avg. rated life (LED) vs. 15,000-20,000 (fluorescent) plus no tube guards or shields to replace.