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Energy Conservation Tips

  • Turn off lights if leaving a room for more than a few minutes.
  • Replace incandescent light bulbs with either LED bulbs or compact fluorescent bulbs.
  • Turn off lights before occupancy sensors do.
  • Maximize the use of natural lighting.
  • Report excessive illumination – Report waste.
  • Dress to your work environment.
  • Do not use space heaters.
  • Unplug items not in use, such as chargers and fans.
  • Close windows in conditioned spaces.
  • Turn off monitors, and if possible computers, when you go home at night.
  • Enable power-save mode for computers, printers, copiers and other office equipment.
  • Consolidate and share office equipment.
  • Consolidate and share kitchenettes to reduce quantity of refrigerators, coffee makers, microwaves, etc.
  • Buy equipment with an ENERGY STAR label.
  • Report excessive heating or cooling in any areas.