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Saving energy at the office:

  • Turn off equipment and lights after hours.

  • Use large equipment during off-peak hours when possible.

  • Consider ink-jet printers, which use 90% less energy.

  • Lap top computers for employees use up to 90% less energy.

  • Use energy-saver modes on equipment.

  • Install bike rack and reimburse employees for bicycle purchases.

  • Install showers for people who walk or bike to work.

  • Organize office carpools and reduce parking prices for car-poolers.

  • Offer reimbursement for use of public transit.

  • Replace old equipment with "Energy Star" certified models.

  • Schedule an energy audit of your business.

  • Adjust office thermostat down at least 2 degrees in winter and up at least 2 in summer.