Switch off for savings

March 2010
Management Services;Spring2010, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p24
Academic Journal
The article offers energy saving tips for factory offices and domestic residences. The necessity for using lighting systems efficiently and maintaining heating and cooling systems in an industry is emphasized. Another suggestion is switching off computers when not in use. It also recommends using both sides of the paper when printing documents and putting plants in corridors near the desk.


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