Personal Sustainability Planning to Beat the Coming Summer Heat

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Personal Sustainability Planning to Beat the Coming Summer Heat

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Personal #Sustainability Planning to Beat the Coming Summer Heat by @TaigaCompany
Monday, June 28, 2010 - 2:58pm


For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, the spring season is here.  With the changing weather and increasing temperatures, comes a recognition that the summer heat is right around the corner, which typically translates to higher energy consumption and expenses at our homes and businesses.  What can we do now to beat the coming summer heat?

An important first step in implementing sustainability concepts, such as energy efficiency, involves gaining access to information and expanded awareness.  Our eco living consulting commonly asks: do you know where your high impact opportunities are in your home?
The added summer heat load in combination with normal consumption can place high demands on the grid and our pocket books.  So what can we do to beat the heat and manage our energy bill this summer?
•    Gain insight into daily consumption patterns.
•    Evaluate the equipment consuming the most energy.
•    Define peak time and avoid high peak usage.
•    Minimize energy losses.
Active management of daily consumption can stabilize energy expenses and contribute to an overall business sustainability plan and a sustainable lifestyle.  Click here to continue reading.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".




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