Make energy adjustments now, save later

Energy adjustments could save money in the bottom line.

Energy adjustments could save money in the bottom line.

Are you making energy efficiency a part of your priorities this year? Having professionals go through your building with maintenance carts filled with tools can be a wise investment in the long-term. While you might be paying to make the adjustments at the outset, the payoff will be big in the long run. If you’re considering it, you’re not alone.

According to Utility Dive, nearly half of all Fortune 500 companies are making their own plans to cut down on their energy usage. While there are professionals who can help advise during the transition, many of these organizations are choosing to take it in-house in an effort to save even more money.

The source reports that companies are trying to increase their clean energy efforts while reducing their overall operating costs. Being smart about energy consumption can go a long way for a business’s bottom line.

According to Energy Star, with prices not expected to drop anytime soon, making efficiency improvements can not only reduce your business’s total use, but this means that it will help keep costs down. You won’t be surprised by a big energy bill every month. For example, the source points out that for a 500,000 square building, the energy cost savings alone was $120,000 cumulative.

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