Posts Tagged ‘save energy’

Easy Ways For A Small Business to Cut Corners

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

small business cutsWhen it comes to making money, sometimes it is good to focus on saving money. Less money wasted is more money kept, so finding a few simple ways to reduce spending and cut corners will benefit any business or entrepreneur. Here are a few ideas for cutting your budget.

First, consider your method of transportation. If you can bicycle or use public transportation for even a portion of your daily commute it could save you a bundle in fuel and maintenance cost, and reducing your mileage driving may even reduce your insurance costs.

Next, turn off the lights! There is no need to leave lights, computer screens, or other technical gadgets turned on when they are not in use. Not only will this save electricity cost at the outset, but considering how much heat is produced by these types of items, shutting them all down at the end of the day may even reduce the cost of cooling your office area.

Lastly, shop around for your insurance, legal, and advertising services. Jumping at the first great deal that comes along could cost you if it means that you miss out on a less expensive service around the corner. Be prepared to do some homework and weigh costs versus services carefully.

In the long run, saving a few dollars is just as good as earning them. Hold onto yours where you can!

Save Energy – Save Money

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

save energyIf you are a small business owner, you might be worried. You are probably worried about the struggles caused by the economic tsunami and are deeply concerned that onslaught has no end in sight. Concerned, you are probably doing anything and everything in your power to save money. Well, conserving energy can be your quickest and easiest way to reduce overhead expenses. Here are a few ideas.

Many companies now offer the office equipment you frequently use in energy-saving models. These models could help you save significant amounts of money over time. Also, a good look at the electric bill could reveal needless use of electricity. Such simple acts as turning lights, computers, air conditioning, heating and other pieces of equipment can help you save. Installing energy efficient light bulbs throughout the office is another energy and money saver.

Also, watching the thermostat and regulating temperatures when in and out of the office is vital. You can also install lights in places such as restrooms that turn on only when in use. This way, energy is only used when absolutely needed. These are just some of the many ways you can save energy and money in these economic times.