Let’s say you buy a light bulb with ‘100 watts’ printed on it. And when you pay your utility bill, you can see that your energy usage is measured in kilowatt hours. The watt is obviously some unit of measurement, but what is the watt, really?
As the trend of ‘going green’ only increases in necessity and popularity, more consumers are investigating whether or not the corporations they buy products from are doing their best to lessen their impact on the environment.
As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, many businesses are doing their best to increase their energy efficiency and lessen their carbon footprint. However, as individual employees, we also have the power to help cut down on waste, save energy, and become more environmentally friendly in general. Here are a few simple things any office employee can do to save energy at work and help the environment.
As alternative energy sources become more ubiquitous, opportunities to use renewable energy sources are becoming increasingly available. Solar energy, bio-fuels, and wind farms are increasing in popularity and affordability, making the prospect of investing in renewable energy more and more enticing.