Energy efficient improvements to your business can reap many benefits, such as lowered costs, increased customer interest and elevated employee well-being, just to name a few. These goals can be achieved by making informed decisions to improve your bottom-line, which business owners know, is one of the most important aspects of running a successful enterprise.
First of all, installing energy efficient lighting, like LEDs and other related equipment, can lower your business’ annual energy expenditures. While some energy efficient technologies can cost a little more upfront than conventional ones, the payback can be realized within the first couple of years. Energy use benchmarking and cost tracking provide tangible data to ensure you are saving both energy and costs.
Secondly, consumers have continued to shift their buying power toward businesses committed to decreasing their carbon footprint and increasing social equity. These patrons recognize businesses that reduce energy usage and improve the quality of life for their community members. Installing or replacing outdated equipment with more energy conscious equipment shows your clientele that you have made this commitment.
Finally, employees can also reap the benefits from your energy efficient upgrades. New technologies have allowed HVAC equipment to not only be cost-saving in the long run, but have also allowed for better ventilation and cleaner air in the workplace. When physical health improves, so does mental health for employees.
To learn more about energy efficient measures your business can implement and how these can benefit your business, join Walking Mountains Science Center’s Actively Green Program for an informative workshop on Wednesday, October 20th from 2:30 to 4:30 PM. You can register on our website in the Actively Green Trainings and Workshops section, or by contacting our Sustainability Programs Coordinator for Actively Green, Kate Manzer, at 970-827-9725 ext. 136 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IF YOU GO…
What: Actively Green Energy Efficiency Workshop
When: Wednesday, October 21, 2:30-4:30 PM
Where: Walking Mountain Science Center, Avon
More information: Visit www.walkingmountains.org/ag or call 970-827-9725 x136.