1°C difference in temperature between indoors and outdoors can add 3% to your air conditioning bill and increase greenhouse gas emissions by the same amount.

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Energy Tips

Business and home offices use a significant amount of electricity for heating and cooling, lighting and operating equipment. Lighting, computers, copiers, air conditioners, heaters, appliances, doors, windows, and vents -- everything that uses energy or keeps hot or cool air in or out is an opportunity to save. Keep your eyes peeled and ears open for common-sense ways to make small changes that can add up to a big impact, especially when others notice your ideas and join in.
Manage Office Equipment Energy Use
Office equipment and electronics use energy even when idle or on stand-by.
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Energy Star in the Office
Energy star equipment can dramatically reduce the financial and environmental costs of electricity by reducing your energy use.
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Lighting technologies have improved substantially over the last 10 years.
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Heating & Cooling
If you choose energy efficient equipment for air conditioning and heating your work or office, you can achieve bonus savings of up to 30% in energy costs and greenhouse gases.
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Purchasing New Products
When buying new products for your office at work or at home, you can get the features and performance you want and still help reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants.
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Australian Building Greenhouse Rating scheme
The Australian Building Greenhouse Rating scheme can assist businesses to achieve savings of 20-40% on their energy bill and reduce greenhouse emissions.
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