- Put light switches where people can find and operate them.
- Remove unneeded light fixtures near windows, especially in unused corners or along banks of windows.
Timers and sensors so that lights turn off when no one is around an area of the warehouse is not only energy efficient but will save you money on your electricity bill. Alternatively, replace existing light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs. Also, painting walls white and installing windows to introduce natural light improves light levels while reducing energy expenditure.
In cooling tower a typical 20 ft. diameter fan revealed that replacing wooden blade drift eliminators with newly developed cellular PVC drift eliminators reduces the drift losses from 0.01-0.02% with a fan power energy saving of 10%.
Replace T-12 with T-8. Older T-12 lighting tubes consume significant amounts of electricity. T-8 lighting tubes have about twice the effectiveness of T-12 tubes and can last 60 percent longer. Typical energy savings are about 30 percent.
Use Window or Portable Units: If you aren’t into cooling your whole home, try using a portable unit to cool just the area you’ll be working in. They use up to 50% less energy than a larger central air unit would to cool off the same space.
Eliminate wasted energy
- Turn off appliances, lights and equipment when not in use. (Save: 2%)
- Unplug electronic devices and chargers when they aren’t in use-most new electronics use electricity even when switched “off.” Turn computers and printers off at the power strip.
- Unplug and recycle that spare refrigerator in the garage if you don’t really need it.