Four ways to lower your commercial energy costs

You will always have costs to cover when running a business. Paying for your employees’ salaries and maintaining your overhead expenses is a priority, but one of your biggest expenses might be your energy bill. If you’re trying to save a bit of your business’s budget, you might not need to look any further than your energy habits. Making some simple changes to your approach toward energy can help cut down your energy costs and improve your bottom line. Four tips for lowering commercial energy costs Improve your lighting — Incandescent light bulbs are cheap, but they don’t last for long and they consume a lot of energy. Replace your incandescent light fixtures with LEDs or fluorescent lights. Not only do these lights last much longer, they consume much less energy, which saves you money in the long run. Furthermore, you should take advantage…

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Five cardinal sins of energy optimization for grocery store refrigeration

Many industries these days are investing in efforts for energy optimization. Energy-efficient facilities spend less money on energy and have a better impact on the environment. If you’re a grocery store owner, you should be thinking of ways you can be more energy efficient. One of the most energy-consuming appliances in your grocery store is your commercial refrigeration system. If you think there is not much you can do about your refrigeration, think again. There are always ways to make your units more energy efficient, which can save you a significant amount of money in the long run. At Energy Optimization, we believe that optimizing the energy of your commercial refrigeration should be a priority. To help you understand more about why this is important, here are the five cardinal sins of refrigeration energy optimization. 1. You overlook the little symptoms of big problems…

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Does the energy consumption in your commercial refrigeration unit change with the seasons?

No matter how hot or cold it is outside, you need the temperature in your commercial refrigeration units to remain consistent. This may be difficult to do when the seasons change. As you know, commercial refrigerators keep the goods in their containers cool to prevent them from spoiling. What you may not know is that refrigerators work by putting cold air into your unit, but by pumping warm air out. As it gets warmer outside during the spring and summer, your system has to work harder to keep this up. This can increase the amount of energy your system consumes and expose it to potential malfunctions. Pay close attention to your commercial refrigeration systems as it gets warmer outside. With some attention to detail and preventive solutions, you may be able to get through summer without any refrigeration issues. Caring for commercial refrigeration in…

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Not all commercial refrigeration is built the same (here’s how to optimize yours for energy optimization)

Decreasing the amount of energy your commercial refrigeration system consumes should be a priority for any business owner. Commercial refrigeration often makes up the majority of your electric costs. Energy optimization for commercial refrigeration can reduce the amount of energy consumed by your system, which can save you a significant amount of money every year. Many industries use commercial refrigeration as part of their operations. Not all of these systems are the same, so energy optimization solutions will look different for each industry. There are a few solutions, though, that can help just about any industry with commercial refrigeration. Here are a few tips for optimizing the energy consumption of your commercial refrigeration. Check the seals Regularly inspect the seals on your refrigerator doors to make sure there are no leaks or cracks that let the cool air escape. You should also inspect the…

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