Energy Update - 11/18/2019 (Plain Text Version)
In this issue:
Saving Energy at Your Home Office
Lower your home office utility bill by being more energy-efficient
Virtual private network (VPN). Cloud services. High-speed internet. Video conferencing. All of these technological advances enable more and more employees to telecommute from home offices. In fact, according to the job search blog FlexJobs, 2.9% of the total U.S. workforce or 3.9 million people work from home at least half of the time. Working remotely saves on commuting costs, but can increase your utility bill because you are home using energy that otherwise would be saved. Here are several tips that can help you lower your utility bill by being more energy-efficient.
Consider adopting some or all of these energy efficiency tips and you can help lower your home office utility bill.
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8 Advantages of LED Lighting. Retrieved October 28, 2019, from https://www.currentbyge.com/ideas/8-advantages-of-led-lighting
U.S. Department of Energy. Energy Saver - 3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads. Retrieved October 28, 2019, from https://www.energy.gov/energysaver/articles/3-easy-tips-reduce-your-standby-power-loads