Working Green

Ten Green Business Tips:

  • Turn off Equipment: When you leave the office turn off lights, computers among other office equipment.
  • Don't print unless you have to: Utilize the double sided setting when possible. By promoting emailing such helps reduce printing of reading material.
  • Thinking about a new computer? Consider buying a laptop instead of a desktop it uses less energy than a regular desktop.
  • Conduct Energy Audits: Perform energy efficiency benchmarking to determine if your building is energy efficient or not.
  • Get LEED Certified: Consider building new or retrofitting existing building with energy efficient products.
  • Buy Sustainable Products: Instead of utilizing dispensable items promote reusable items for example utilize reusable cups instead of a disposable cup.
  • Develop Cleaning Policy: Buy only eco friendly cleaning products such as multi-purpose green labeled cleaner
  • Promote Employee Car pooling
  • Stay Informed: Subscribe to Green E-Newsletters
  • Buy Energy Efficient Lighting: Consider buying energy star labeled equipment, compact fluorescent lights (CFL) and light emitting diode (LED) lights.