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Seven Incentives to Engage Your Employees to Save Energy

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Today, a lot of companies are considering reducing their expenses through saving energy bills instead of traditional ways like cutting jobs or replacing the materials to the cheaper ones. Obviously, conserving energy is not easy to realize as it requires people’s awareness, a clear action plan and a quantifiable fu...

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality At Work

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Do you ever have the sniffles at work, only to be miraculously cleared up as soon as you leave the building? This is usually a sign that your building has poor indoor air quality (IAQ) – making you feel sick, tired and miserable at work. We spend a majority of our daytime hours at our jobs, so it makes sense to priorit...

Smart Energy: What's It All About?

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You’ve probably heard vague mentions of smart energy, smart cities, and Internet of Things, but you might not realize just how soon these technological advances are going to make an impact on your life – and just what amazing changes you’re about to see in the coming decade. In essence, smart energy is all of the te...

Save Energy - Reduce The Difference Between Indoor And Outdoor Temperature

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Every year, business-owners are astounded by the costs of keeping their office at a comfortable temperature year-round. You already know that heating gets expensive in the winter, and summertime comes with high cooling costs - but you can't help but notice that your office is spending too much on energy. The be...

Smart Lighting: Bright Ways To Save Energy In Your Office

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When it comes to saving energy, updating your lighting is a quick route to big-ticket savings. That’s because about 20 percent of the energy used in commercial office buildings is used to keep the lights on. Statistically speaking, about 1/5 of the average company’s electrical bill can be traced back to bad lightin...

Why Your Utility Bill Isn't Enough To Check Office Energy Expenses

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Saving energy starts with knowing how much your business consumes, and howYou can begin with reviewing your energy bill, but that’s just a start. Every time you are billed, you can go over how much energy your company used in the past month, plus your average daily consumption and energy costs. These are figures that y...

How To Motivate Your Employees To Save Energy

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Automated systems and upgraded equipment will help you save energy, but you’ll see the most savings when you motivate your employees to do their part. When employees make an effort to save energy, they can make a difference of up to 50%,  compared to employees who go about their workday without taking extra steps to...

How To Save Energy When You Install Occupancy Sensors

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Lighting alone can make up to 50% of your business' energy usage. Your office might waste a lot of that energy if its lights are left on in empty rooms. Cutting back on wasted lighting can mean major energy savings. When you install occupancy sensors, saving energy becomes automatic. How Much Energy Can You Really...

How To Reduce Energy Use In Your Office During Peak Times

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Peak times describes the time of day during which a region is using the most energy simultaneously. By reducing the amount of energy your business uses during peak times, your power grid is less likely to experience a blackout, and you'll be able to lower your energy bill. Peak times depend on your region's climat...

10 Quick Tips To Conserve Nighttime and Weekend Energy Consumption In Offices

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Most offices have energy vampires that stay awake in the night, using up power when nobody's around. These vampires include heating and cooling systems, electronic devices, and lights. Here are ten quick tips to help you reduce nighttime and weekend energy consumption in your office. 1. Unplug electronics when the...

3 Ways To Put An End To Office Energy Waste

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Every office wastes energy sometimes. It’s inevitable. As technologies such as WeSmart become more available worldwide, there are more ways to gain control of your office’s energy wastage for a lower energy bill and a happier planet. It Pays To Care – Why Energy Conscious Occupants Make A Difference The biggest an...

Why You Should Install Indoor Air Quality Sensors

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You should make indoor air quality a priority for your company. It directly influences the health, comfort and productivity of everyone in your building. Indoor air quality sensors help you monitor air quality in your building. Paired with WeSmart, you can accurately monitor and improve your building’s environment....