How Industrial Businesses Can Reduce Energy Consumption and Save Money

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Industrial businesses often rely heavily on energy consumption to power their operations and maximize performance. Inefficient energy use can cause higher costs, less efficient operations and even environmental impacts that damage your brand reputation. But when you invest in practices and technologies designed specifically to reduce energy consumption and save money, this can be particularly beneficial for your business in the long term. Although it can be difficult to find efficient solutions that fit your unique needs, it’s possible. Investing in renewable resources and implementing energy-saving techniques in your operations, as well as hiring an industrial electrician to assist companies in reducing their carbon footprint, are just three of the many options available. Here’s how you can start reducing energy and limit spending to increase profit margins today:

Clean and Maintain Equipment

Not only does it help you save energy, but it also helps you save money in the long run. Keeping equipment clean extends its life, which means that you won’t have to replace it as often. Regularly cleaning and maintaining your equipment ensures that it’s running at peak efficiency, which helps reduce the amount of energy needed to run it. This not only reduces your carbon footprint but also saves you money on utility bills.

Be More Energy Conservative with Lighting

Switching off lights may be one of the easiest ways to save energy, especially during the day or when no one is occupying a room. Installing motion sensors or dimmers is another great way to reduce energy use while lighting your business. By using motion sensors, you can ensure that lights turn off when they’re not needed and are only turned on when someone enters the room. This helps to cut down on unnecessary energy consumption. Dimmers work similarly by allowing you to adjust the brightness of a light fixture, so it isn’t always running at full capacity.

Install LED Lighting

Another great way to reduce energy consumption and save money is to install LED lighting in your industrial building. LED lights are a low-cost, energy-efficient lighting solution for homes, and businesses. LED lights use far less electricity than other types of traditional lighting, such as incandescent and halogen lights, making them more energy-efficient and cost-effective. LED lights are also more durable and last up to 25 times longer, meaning you’ll save money on replacement costs in the long run. With minimal electricity consumption and a low maintenance demand, LED lighting is an ideal choice for businesses looking to reduce their energy bills and become more sustainable as they use about a quarter of the energy to produce the same light as halogens and can last five to ten times longer. An industrial electrician can help make this transition with ease, which is one of the very many cost-saving and energy-reducing services we offer here at BDJ Electrical.

Installing Industrial LED Lighting has the ability to lower repair costs by 80%, as they consume low amounts of power without the hassle of changing bulbs, as well as being able to save money on electricity bills and replacement.

Optimise Appliances

Optimising appliances helps ensure that your appliances are running as efficiently as possible and not wasting any additional energy. By optimising settings such as temperature settings, cycle times, and cleaning methods, you can drastically reduce electricity bills. Additionally, you can reduce water consumption by optimising water usage for dishwashers, washing machines and other appliances. This not only helps you save money but also conserves natural resources. Taking the time to read through the manual or contact a professional can help you make sure that your energy-consuming appliance is running efficiently and not wasting energy.

Preventative Electrical Maintenance

Preventive electrical maintenance is the best way to ensure your industrial business runs smoothly. You identify and fix any problems before they blow up into issues that could cost you time, and money, or even put people at risk. We’ll come out twice a year to inspect all of your equipment and make sure everything is running perfectly – so nothing breaks down unexpectedly when it matters the most. Our technicians are experienced professionals who know what they’re doing, so there won’t be any surprises or unexpected costs along the way.

Our industrial electrical maintenance includes the checking of:

  • Power metres with maintenance services
  • Electrical panels, fuse boxes and substations for regular function
  • Thermal imaging to detect electrical faults
  • Sensors and warning lights for safety and proper function

To learn more about the benefits associated with Preventative Electrical Maintenance, click here for more information.

Industrial businesses need to keep a close eye on their energy consumption, not only for environmental reasons but also to save money. With rising energy costs and the threat of global warming, it’s increasingly important for industrial companies to reduce their reliance on non-renewable sources of energy by using more efficient technologies.

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