How much money are you spending on your monthly utility bills? How much of that energy you’re paying for is actually being used to power your facility? The truth is, there are all kinds of tools, devices, equipment, and infrastructure that are big energy drains. If your building is full of inefficient technology, you could be wasting more than half of the energy you’re consuming.
For example, HVAC systems normally consume a significant amount of electricity. However, the issue is less about the fact that it’s an energy intensive device and more about how it uses the energy. The older and less efficient an HVAC system is, the more energy it consumes to keep the room temperature comfortable. You don’t want to save money by having an HVAC-less facility—because it’s necessary for the comfort of your workers—but you do want a system that’s not wasting electricity.
The manufacturing industry uses up to one-third of the country’s total energy output, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. As a result, this industry spends an astronomical amount on energy every year. But it doesn’t have to be this way. You can reduce your energy consumption by investing in industrial energy saving projects.