Ways to save energy – AEF | Australian Energy Foundation

Ways to save energy

There are many simple ways to save energy in your business. Here are just a few to get you started:

  • Turn lights off in every empty room no matter the time of day
  • Turn air conditioners off (from heating or cooling) when the room is empty
  • Turn off computers when not in use
  • Turn off printers when not in use
  • Set security lighting on triggers or timers, so that it is not on all the time
  • Use recycled paper towels instead of electric hand dryers in toilets
  • Use economical toilet flush systems
  • Review the timers set on water heaters
  • Recycle rainwater
  • Use recycled notebooks and stationery
  • Only use exactly the amount of water needed for drinks
  • Draught proof windows and doors
  • Insulate the roof spaces
  • Shade north and wast facing windows in summer
  • Use energy efficient LED light globes – we can help you find a trusted supplier