Tips for Making Your Home or Business More Environmentally Friendly

There are plenty of reasons to go green in your home or business:  concern over climate change, the desire to leave the world a better place for future generations, or to save money on gas and electricity bills.

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There are lots of ways to do this.  Instead of driving to work, you could walk, take public transportation or car pool.  Better still, why not just work from home if you are able?  In addition to reducing the demand for fossil fuels, you are saving gas money.  Another environmentally beneficial thing you can do in your place of work (and your home) is to eliminate the use of single-use, throwaway containers.

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Below are additional tips on how you can make your home and business more environmentally friendly:

Harness the Power of the Sun

The solar boom is here to stay, and there are numerous products you can use to take advantage of the power of sunlight.  Homes and businesses benefit from motion-activated solar powered lights.  In addition to saving you money on your electric bill, they provide safety and security.

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Our Solar Powered Exhaust Fan and Ventilator (D1155703) is ideal for keeping attic space cool during the summer, thereby improving the efficiency of your HVAC system.  So it not only runs on renewable energy but also reduces the energy used by another system.

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Another product to consider is a sun tunnel .  Sun tunnels comprise a dome installed on your roof that is connected to a tube lined with reflective material that amplifies light as it passes through to an opening where the light is diffused into a room in your home or office.  These products are as effective as skylights yet cheaper to install.  Using a sun tunnel instead of turning on lights will help save electricity.

CFLs, LEDs and You

If you haven’t done so already, change the bulbs in your house from incandescent to compact fluorescent light (CFL) types, which will improve your energy usage considerably.  Don’t forget to change the bulbs that you seldom use in the attic, basement, garage and crawl space.  Floodlights for your home and business are often left on at night; replace any halogen types you may have with a CFL or LED variety to save energy and money.  Installing LED fluorescent light tubes at your business is also a must for the same reasons.

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Upgrade Your Thermostat

Electronic thermostats with LCD displays are more accurate, and thus more energy efficient, than manual dial thermostats.  Their modern LCD displays allow you to keep track of the temperature and clearly see the current settings.

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Deelat Industrial offers environmentally friendly products for homes as well as workplaces, so be sure to make us your first stop!  We’ve got you covered with quality products at low, affordable prices. Shop with us today and save!