How To Make Your Home Office Energy Efficient
With working from home becoming the norm for many, you can
expect a significant increase in energy consumption. This week we will provide
you with some tips on how to make your home office more energy efficient as we
enter the winter season.
standard light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs. These light bulbs
use 25-80 percent less energy than standard bulbs, and last 3-25 times longer.
up with a space heater. Conserve energy by trading your HVAC system for an
energy- efficient space heater. If you’re the only one home during the day, try
using a small space heater to stay comfortable inside your office.
- Rely on task lighting. Task lighting
focuses on small areas and gives you just enough light to perform certain
tasks. Use this type of lighting in your office by using desktop lamps or track
- Install window treatments. If you
have windows in your home office, install an energy-efficient window treatment
such as shades or drapes. These window treatments prevent heat from escaping
through the windows during winter.
To learn more about how you can manage and optimize your
energy consumption with WGL Energy visit our website or call 1-833-61-GREEN
(1-833-614-7336) to speak with one of our energy experts.