Eco-friendly Go Green

Posted by  Colscol   in  ,      2 years ago     1101 Views     1 Comment  

If you want to be eco-friendly go green, here are ideas & Suggestion  for the office and daily life style which will rock your world. Super affordable to implement and highly effective to save money.

Go Green Around the Clock

At Work

  • Computers, Laptops
  • Office Equipment
  • Office Stationary

At Home

  • Home Electronics
  • Home Improvements
  • Kitchens Improvements
  • Daily Needs
  • Motors Vehicles

At Work

Computers, Laptops

  • Laptop takes 5 times less electricity as comparative to desktop.
  • Computer need to turn off when its not in use as those computer runs 24 hours a day consume more energy than the efficient refrigerator
  • Computer If you’ll be away from your computer for more than 20 minutes, change it to “sleep mode”
  • Computer Decrease the brightness of your monitor.
  • Computer Use small monitors instead of big ones.The bigger they are the more energy they will use
  • Computer Use a fan inside your cabinet instead of that huge ac to cool the PC.
  • Computer Use liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors instead of cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors. An LCD monitor only uses approximately 28 watts whereas a CRT monitor uses approximately 100 watts.
  • Office Equipment Use an Ink Jet printer and turn it on only when printing.From least to greatest energy consumed printer technologies order like this:

Dot Matrix ⇒ Ink Jet  ⇒ Laser

At Home

Home Electronics

  • Air conditioner :Good air conditioner will cool and dehumidify a room in 30 minutes. use the timer and leave the unit off for some time.
  • Air conditioner :Clean AC filters on every a month , which help the unit to cool down quickly and use less energy.
  • Refrigerator:All at least six inch of space for air circulation between the refrigerator and the wall. This allows heat generator by  compressor and motor to escape.
  • Refrigerator: Dirty coils can make your refigerator work harder, clean them monthly.
  • Fan Cooling : As fan can make feel of 4 degree cooling to a room, it was the first line of defense against summer heat
  • Lighting : Avoid artificial lighting in the duration of day time, tried to open the curtains and enjoy the light.
  • Lighting :Install dimmer switches in the living and dining rooms and three bedrooms to dial down electricity fees.
  • Saver Power: Turn off Fans, kitchen chimini, bath and other exhaust with in 20 minutes after cooking or bathing.
  • CFL Bulbs: are 4 times more efficient in terms of energy than incandescent bulbs.
  • Install dimmer switches in the living and dining rooms and three bedrooms to dial down electricity fees
  • Water heater if you wrap an insulation blanket around your water heater and lower its running cost as much as 9 percent.
  • Dish washer if you run a full dishwasher whenever possible — it uses half or less of the water and energy of washing the same dishes by hand. And don’t waste water by rinsing before loading

Home Improvements

  • Roof in summer:Paint roof with white colour which reflect the sunlight and improve the heat island effect by upto 80% as with the comparison of ordinary roof.

Motors Vehicles

  • Replace the Filter regularly a new oxygen sensor alone can improve mileage by as much as 15 percent.
  • Tyre air pressure once a month, check the pressure of each of the tires against the guidelines listed in your car’s manual; add air if needed. Doing this can improve mileage by about 3 percent.

Daily Needs

  • Use cloth napkins instead of paper napkins at dinner.


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1 Comment

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