Business Specific Tips

Get energy efficiency tips specific to your business.

brewerieswineries Energy Efficiency Tips for Breweries and Wineries
Breweries and wineries are energy-intensive businesses that can benefit from energy-saving strategies that promote a sustainable image for the facility, reduce operational costs and save money.
convenience stores Energy Efficiency Tips For Convenience Stores
Convenience stores have higher energy usage per square foot than virtually any other retail market segment, including larger grocery stores. Energy saving measures can help your business improve efficiency, reduce operating costs and save energy.
dairies Energy Efficiency Tips For Dairies
Energy Efficiency is often an inexpensive way for dairies to reduce costs, enhance environmental quality and increase productivity and profitability.
grocery stores Energy Efficiency Tips For Grocery Stores
Supermarkets are generally the most energy-intensive consumers in the commercial sector. Energy saving measures can help your business improve efficiency, reduce operating costs and improve the shopping environment for your customers.
healthcare facilities Energy Efficiency Tips For Health Care Facilities
Because health care facilities are large consumers of electricity, they have the potential of being significantly impacted by energy saving improvements. For every $1 spent on energy efficiency, health care facilities can save $20-50 on energy costs.
hotels Energy Efficiency Tips For Hotels
Energy accounts for about 6 percent of a hotel’s total operating expenses. Getting the most value out of every energy dollar will improve profitability and guest satisfaction.
office buildings Energy Efficiency Tips For Office Buildings
Office buildings account for approximately 28 percent of all commercial energy demand, and 30 percent of a building’s operating costs may be attributed to energy usage. Energy efficiency is a good business decision. Get information about how to reduce energy consumption in your office building.
restaurants Energy Efficiency Tips For Restaurants
When looking for ways to increase profits and decrease operating expenses, don’t forget to look at your restaurant’s energy use. For restaurants, energy expenses typically account for three to five percent of total operating expenses. Find ideas to help reduce your restaurant’s energy use.
retail facilities Energy Efficiency Tips for Retail
Energy efficiency can help boost the bottom line. Energy-saving improvements can allow for better product display, improved customer comfort and higher worker productivity, leading to increased sales.
Schools Energy Efficiency Tips For Schools
Schools spend more on energy than any other expense besides personnel. Investing in energy efficiency saves money, extends the life of equipment and improves the learning environment for students.
eliminating energy waste from wastewater Wastewater Energy Efficiency Cohort Success Story and Energy-saving Tips
Wastewater treatment plants are generally among a community’s largest energy consumers, with pumps, motors, and other equipment operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Idaho Power created a Wastewater Energy Efficiency Cohort to bring together city employees who run wastewater treatment plants to help reduce energy use through a series of innovative workshops and other techniques.
Sustainable Design and Practice Benefits Sponsored by Idaho Power, the University of Idaho Integrated Design Lab developed a series of infographics to communicate sustainable design and practice benefits of various building types. Architects and engineers can also use this information to make early design decisions with compelling numbers for additional non-energy benefits of energy efficient design.

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