Many small business owners are beginning to ask themselves that very question: ” Is going green right for my business?” And the answer is a resounding Yes! No matter the size or type of business taking a good look at the way your company utilizes resources is beneficial to your future as a business and as a human being living on this planet. When Ray Sands Glass began to make changes and invest in the plan to be a more environmentally friendly business, we found that these changes were going to save our company some cash in the long run!
A few years ago we had an energy audit to help us get a better idea of how and where our glass shop was using energy – some unnecessarily. We found that our outdated lighting system was consuming much more electricity than was needed to light our shop. We then made the decision to finance a new, energy efficient lighting system in our shop and office – which was hugely beneficial to our cause and our business. The electricity savings of $400 a month paid nearly all of the financing payment, and now that our lights are paid off, that savings can go back into our company. Continue reading
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