This is excellent article was written by AT & T’s John Schinter for GreenBiz.com, I would like to share it with you.
When Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu talks about energy efficiency, he has been known to repeat this mantra: “Energy efficiency is not just low-hanging fruit; it is fruit lying on the ground.”
As Director of Energy for a large corporation like AT&T, I must admit that my first reaction is slightly defensive: “Wait a minute, it’s not that easy.” However, the essence of what Secretary Chu is saying is absolutely true. Effective energy management helps reduce a company’s environmental impact and benefits the company’s bottom line. Below, I have outlined 10 ways that a company can be effective in improving its energy management and efficiency.