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Think Energy Saving Tips

Here are some simple tips that you can use to save energy at work.  

Switch off the lights

Switch off the lights

Switch off lights where possible, especially on bright or sunny days, or when you are the last person to leave a room.

Switch off lights where possible, especially on bright or sunny days, or when you are the last person to leave a room. read less
Use desk lamps

Use desk lamps

Use desk top lamps with CFL or LED light bulbs instead of switching on the main lights.

Use desk top lamps with CFL or LED light bulbs instead of switching on the main lights. read less
Make the most of daylight

Make the most of daylight

Open blinds in your office during the day to maximise natural daylight.

Open blinds in your office during the day to maximise natural daylight. read less
Set your computer monitor on standby

Set your computer monitor on standby

Set your computer monitor to go into standby mode when not in use for more than 30 seconds.

Set your computer monitor to go into standby mode when not in use for more than 30 seconds. read less
Turn off Appliances

Turn off Appliances

When leaving the office in the evening, check that all appliances are switched off properly.

When leaving the office in the evening, check that all appliances are switched off properly. read less
Power save mode

Power save mode

Use the power save function on your phone so you don’t have to charge it as often.

Use the power save function on your phone so you don’t have to charge it as often. read less
On your bike

On your bike

Walk or cycle to work - it beats waiting for a bus in the cold and it's cheaper too! Remember to wear your high visibility vest for safety.

Walk or cycle to work - it beats waiting for a bus in the cold and it's cheaper too! Remember to wear your high visibility vest for safety. read less
Take the stairs instead of the lift

Take the stairs instead of the lift

Especially if you are only going up or down 1-2 levels. It keeps you fit too!

Especially if you are only going up or down 1-2 levels. It keeps you fit too! read less
Don't overfill the kettle

Don't overfill the kettle

Only use as much water as you need when boiling the kettle.

Only use as much water as you need when boiling the kettle. read less
Only print when necessary

Only print when necessary

Minimise printing and photocopying, only print what you really have to.

Minimise printing and photocopying, only print what you really have to. read less