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Sustainability Saturday: Simple Things Your Business Can Do to Save Energy

Simple behavior changes can save a lot of energy. In fact implementing a few energy efficiency measures can have a measurable impact on your carbon footprint. VCBO Architecture shows us what they did at their workplace in our latest blog collaboration with SLC’s Department of Economic Development!

Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development

How often do you hear the term energy efficiency, and what does it mean to you? At SLCgreen, we spend a lot of time immersed in energy efficiency strategies and goal setting, and we want to share our enthusiasm.

While it’s easy to nerd out about kilowatt hours saved and greenhouse gas equivalencies avoided, energy efficiency—at its heart—is about saving money and improving air quality.

If you’re a business that cares about either of those goals—we’ve got some tips for you!

First things first—did you know that our buildings, small businesses, restaurants, and homes are the second largest contributor to Salt Lake’s polluted skies during wintertime inversions?  That’s right—even though these structures don’t have tailpipes or smoke stacks, they collectively represent over a third of our dirty air problem.

That’s why making energy efficiency improvements is so important.  Energy efficiency is one of the most practical and…

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