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Office Maintenance: 5 Improvements that Can Save Your Business Money

Lizzie Weakley

October 08, 2018

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Saving money on operating costs is a great way to free up some of the money your business spends each month. By upgrading your energy usage to something that’s more efficient, you can start saving money on the overhead electric costs.

Use the Right Lighting

The right lighting will not only make a difference on your energy bill but it can also make a huge difference in the mood of your office. You need to make sure you have the best lighting sources and you do everything you can to ensure they’re energy efficient. It’s important to use lights, like LEDs, that don’t use a lot of energy.

Consider Professional Help

Working with a commercial electrician can help you save money where you need to. A professional electrician will know what you need to do to make your office better and will know there are things that will happen that will increase the efficiency of your office. It can be helpful to take the time to work with an electrician so you can learn exactly where you need to make changes.

Upgrade the Equipment

Your equipment might be using a lot of energy. If you upgrade your equipment, like computers, you can save money. It may seem like a big cost up front, but it will make a huge difference in the way you use energy in the future. Make sure the equipment you purchase is more energy efficient than the old equipment.

Invest in Smart Tools

Using things that are intended for “smart homes” can make your office smarter too. When you invest in these tools, it will help you save energy and save money. Many of these are inexpensive and take just small changes to work seamlessly. A lot of them don’t even require complicated programming.

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Encourage your employees to step in and help with energy efficiency efforts. Don’t be afraid about what you’re asking them. If they want their office to make money, they will probably get behind your efficiency efforts. Simple things like turning off lights when not in use and spending less time adjusting the thermostat can have a huge impact on your bill.


These tips are small, but they can have a big impact on the way your office handles energy. If you take all these tips into account, you might be able to save a lot of money on your energy bills.


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