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10 Low-cost ways to make your office more energy efficient

Posted by Wes Hopkin on October 16, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Often the term energy efficiency is associated with lighting or equipment upgrades and building automation systems that require a business to invest significant capital expenditures. And while those are all accurate correlations, it isn't always the case. Whether you own or lease your business' office space, there are plenty of ways you can implement low-cost changes to reduce the energy it consumes. Read on to discover 10 ways you can start saving now.
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Topics: HVAC, LED lighting, LED blubs, lighting, energy efficiency, programmable thermostats

Cloud Computing and Energy Efficiency

Posted by ezintegr on December 12, 2011 at 2:37 PM

I read an article this weekend discussing reasons that there has been a rising interest in cloud computing from businesses and why it will continue to do so in 2012. Of note in the article is the mention of energy efficiency being one of the drivers for the push to this technology.

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Topics: HVAC, carbon footprint, lighting, cloudcomputing, energy efficiency

ESP Concept: A team of Tradespeople focused on energy efficiency

Posted by ezintegr on November 30, 2009 at 3:23 PM

It takes a team to solve energy efficiency problems. And the team members must be focused on energy efficiency so they have the products, knowledge, experience and interest to offer energy efficient products and services. Most tradespeople working today were trained to install products in the most cost effective way without consideration for long-term operating costs. But energy efficiency is all about long-term operating costs. So, if you and your tradesperson are just focused on his bill, you'll miss the big picture. The cheapest approach today may be the most costly in the long run.

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Topics: HVAC, Energy Smart Partners, IT, Electrical contractor, networking, ESP, carbon footprint, commercial lighting, plumber, energy efficiency, green, global warming

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