While swapping out inefficient, outdated lighting in favor of more sustainable and economic options can seem like a no brainer at home, a lot of business owners can easily get lost when it comes to remodeling their offices, shops, and spaces into something more efficient, safer, and greener.
Workplace efficiency improvements can be a bit more complicated, especially when the process of doing business and sustaining a company seems to demand as much energy use as possible. But in addition to getting leaner, greener environmental credit, evaluating a workspace for greater efficiency potential–from the barebones out–has proven to be a business decision that really pays off. That’s shown through one example of a now eco-friendly auto body shop.
“Make no mistake, though—Hubbard’s primary motive was not necessarily of the tree-hugging persuasion. He was more concerned with creating a money- and time-saving paragon of efficiency. To that end, he kept researching, making use of many sleepless nights to read everything he could find about efficient business practices, and filling notebooks with ideas for ‘doing more with less’.”
Have you taken any steps towards making your business more eco-friendly? If so, have you seen clear economic benefit?