Let’s face it, the green revolution is amongst us and with a race to net-zero businesses are now looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and become more efficient. Not only to help with the impact of climate change but also for investment opportunities. Green businesses are the new gold mines.
Which leads us to the question, how can your business become more efficient? We have outlined the top 3 ways your business can become more efficient.
Building automation systems
First and foremost if you have a physical location know traditionally as bricks and mortars then the best way to become more efficient in your business is through implementing building automation systems.
A building automation system (BAS) is the automatic and centralised control of a building’s subsystems. This includes, hvac, lighting, electrical, access control (security), and automated shades. A BAS is used to improve the efficiency of the building through the reduction of energy, operating and maintenance costs.
One of the other common goals of a building automation system is to vastly improve the user experience. For example this can include controlling lighting scenes or even tunable color lights via DMX or DALI systems.
Switch to laptops to become more energy efficient
This small switch from desktop PC to laptop can make a huge energy saving when it comes to your business. This is because laptops require significantly less power than a desktop requires making it a smart choice, this is also particularly handy for the split working from home and working in the office lifestyle that the pandemic has created.
Think about travel
Gone are the days where the CXOs of a company are required to fly half way around the world for a meeting. By cutting unnecessary travel and meeting virtually you can lower your carbon footprint and unnecessary energy in addition this will help reduce corporate spending too.
This is a small selection of a few energy efficient tips to help your business’ efforts in reducing carbon and helping with the impace of climate change. Have you got any other business energy saving tips or advice on business or building automation systems? We would love to hear them in the comments section below. As always, if you have found this article of any value we would love for you to ‘Pin It’ on Pinterest and share with your friends and family across social media and beyond!