How To Save Energy In The Office This Winter

How To Save Energy In The Office This Winter

Most Irish organisations are looking to reduce their energy costs and carbon emissions as we move into winter. Gannon has compiled a simple list of our top tips on how to make your office more energy efficient.

Keeping The Heat In

  • Keep windows and doors closed when the heating is on
  • Alert management to any defective windows or doors
  • Keep radiators and heaters uncovered and free to circulate heat
  • When possible wear an additional layer of clothes

Managing Air Conditioning

  • Keep windows and doors closed when the air conditioning is on
  • When possible switch off the air conditioning altogether
  • When the air conditioning is in use carefully manage the temperature


  • The cheapest light is daylight, use as much of it as you can
  • Switch off lights when they’re not needed
  • Switch off lights at the end of the day

Water Heating

  • Only boil the water you need
  • Switch hot water boilers to eco mode
  • Fix dripping taps and make sure they turn off

Computers and IT

  • Unplug off all non essential equipment when not in use
  • Switch PC’s and monitors to energy saving mode
  • Shut down your PC when taking a break

Printing and Copying

  • Only print or photocopy when absolutely necessary
  • Only print in grey scale
  • Keep you equipment in economy mode and unplug everything at the end of the day



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