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3 Ways To Keep Costs Down By Saving Money On Your Business’s Utility Bills

Opening and operating your own business is by no means cheap. There are a number of different important fixed and variable costs that you’ll always have to pay, including rent, salaries, insurance, maintenance and utilities, which, when added up can come out to a lot of money. So when there’s an opportunity to save major bucks, wouldn’t you want to take it?

I figure that any business owner would answer the above question with a resounding “Yes, of course I want to save money when and where possible.” Here is a small checklist of things you can do to ensure that your energy bill remains low so you can put your money to better use, improve the business, employ top talent and make yourself more profitable.

 

Conduct a light audit

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Did you know that lighting accounts for nearly 30 percent of your energy bill? Because LED lights consume 80 percent less energy that traditional light sources, and they last 40 times longer, switching all of your lights to LED bulbs can stop you from wasting energy, which ends up reducing your energy bill. There are tons of companies that will offer a free lighting audit. Check online for local companies willing to conduct an audit of your offices so you can minimize your lighting bill and maximize your savings.

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One comment

  1. LEDs are definitely the way to go for lighting at home and in businesses. The heat regular bulbs produce is enormous. That means not only are regular bulbs using tons more energy than LEDs, but your space is feeling that extra energy as heat, and then your A/C has to work even harder! So you’re wasting energy with the bulbs themselves, and making your A/C run longer than it should. Yikes!

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