The bottom line matters to small business owners. Making small business energy savings improvements is one way to increase your profit margin. From energy-saving office outdoor lighting to talking to employees about how to save energy, we’ve got small energy saving tips that can help you take your small business to the next level and feel good about your energy consumption while you’re at it.
A small business can be stuck in a rut sometimes — it’s not uncommon to hit a plateau, either with revenue, profitability or even production. But, your business’ operations can be something that you’re always working to improve.
If you’re the owner of a small business, have you considered the advantages of being environmentally friendly? There might be some rewards you might not have considered.
What if disaster hits tomorrow? Next week?
The year is young and business goals are still fresh in the minds of most small business owners. Often, near the top of the list are ways to save on operating costs, including energy costs.
Understanding Energy Tax Credits As a small business owner, your mind is likely consumed with the day-to-day operations involved in turning a profit. Looking to the future is definitely part of that, but sometimes we forget to manage parts of business that don’t affect the immediate cash flow or bottom line.
One way to measure a company’s seriousness of purpose is to look at how it regards research and development: Is it putting money and focus into new ideas within its industry, or simply satisfied with the tried-and-true? Using this definition alone, Constellation and its parent company, Exelon, are planning to lead the energy industry for
The only thing small about Small Business Saturday is the size of the businesses participating in this annual event. Launched in 2010 by American Express® as a way to celebrate and promote small businesses during the always-critical Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday rush, Small Business Saturday — the first Saturday after Black Friday — has grown astronomically since
If you’re looking for employee engagement ideas and also want to find a way to save energy in the workplace, combining the two can be a win-win for small business owners and employees alike. Workers are increasingly drawn to companies that share their values.
Depending on the type of business, lighting can account for 20-50% of a business’s electricity consumption, according to the U.S Small Business Association.
According to the Small Business Association, more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and these create two out of three new jobs in the U.S.
If you haven’t put a lot of thought into how you control the temperature in your home, perhaps now is the time to look at the benefits of a smart thermostat. You might be doing just fine with a “regular” wall unit, but you might be able to cross one thing off your daily to-do