17 Ways to Ensure Your Air Con So it is More Eco Friendly

How an air conditioning system is used contributes to whether it is eco-friendly. According to air conditioning consultants at, those interested in having a smaller carbon footprint – i.e., using less of the earth’s resources, can quickly adopt a few techniques to ensure their air conditioner runs more efficiently. Not only will they use less power, but it will also cost them less over the unit’s life, so they are saving. Often, what is good for the earth also brings financial benefits to us.

Here are 17 tips to ensure your air conditioner use is eco-friendly.

  • Make sure you close windows and doors when the air con is on.
  • Seal all those gaps around the doors and windows and anywhere else you can find them.
  • If possible, set the thermostat for between 24-26C in the summer, as a temperature below that will increase the cost of running it by 10%. This may not be possible in heatwave conditions.
  • When the outside temperature drops, turn the a/c off and open all the doors and windows. Use a fan to help circulate cool air, as fans take less power.
  • Open windows to the prevailing breeze and open another window opposite it to help the airflow through. This can often be enough without the a/c.

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5 Environmental Benefits of Landscaping

5 Environmental Benefits of Landscaping

Landscaping is something that many people do for themselves, their family, and their friends. By landscaping your property, you make it more aesthetically pleasing, desirable for prospective purchasers, and enjoyable for entertaining and relaxing.

These are all excellent reasons to give your yard a new lease on life, but you may not have realised that the environment also benefits. If you don’t believe that’s true, consider the following information.

Wildlife Are Catered For
You often hear about one of the major causes of a particular animal’s population decline being habitat loss. You might picture people felling forests and destroying scrubland, but it can happen a little closer to home.

Even something as simple as ripping out a shrub gives some creatures one less place to seek food, shelter, and refuge. Therefore, you may be doing many wildlife populations a favour by planting trees, shrubs, and plants in general.

If you talk to your local landscape design experts, they can shed some light on the most beneficial plants to include in your landscape design. Before long, you may be seeing insects and other critters that you have never seen on your property before.

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Environmental Management

Business Benefits of Environmental Management

Many businesses such as a digital marketing agency and SEO companies and others decide to follow sustainability guidelines because they have done their research and found that not only will it help the earth’s resources to last longer, it also impacts their bottom line in a positive way. Perhaps even more importantly, when done for the right reasons it gives the company a good reputation.

Here are some of the reasons for going green in your business –

  • You can receive certain government grants and assistance.
  • Your company will spend less on things such as water, power and raw materials.
  • You and your company will receive positive recognition through various, numerous environmental awards.
  • It is possible to find new markets for services or goods that are ‘green’.
  • Because you’ve reduced wastage and the use of hazardous chemicals your workplace will be safer and costs will be lower.
  • Employees will be happy to work for you because they know of the increased workplace safety.
  • A positive impression in the minds of both employees and customers will be created when they know what your stand is on environmental issues.

There are many incentives and tools to help in the quest to become more environmentally caring. However, implementing some practices is just a matter of common sense in a lot of cases. For instance, cutting back on the use of paper by saving documents in digital form and only printing them out when you need them to be on paper will save storage, waste costs and time, since it is usually easier and quicker to find digital files.

Other easy ways to save on costs and to be environmentally friendly are: –

  • Adding potted plants or having a small garden to the office to improve air quality
  • Using LED lighting or compact fluorescent lights

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