Energy Goals 101 – Saving Goals

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist.  There are two broad ways of saving business energy. There is energy efficiency and the other is energy conservation. Both of these roughly equate to the same goal which is paying less on your energy bills. However, they are put into practice in different ways. Energy efficiency is when you upgrade your …

Energy Goals 101 – Internal Influencers

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Today we’re talking about internal influencers. Every business has influencers, whether they have been appointed to that position, or whether they just believe their opinion is the most important. Lots of times the most important influencer is the managing director, but it may also be the MD’s secretary or the operations director, …

Christmas 101 – Effective Energy Saving Activities

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. This month we’re looking at savings over the Christmas period and today we’re talking about the most effective energy saving activities in your home or office.  You may have heard all these before, but few people actually implement all of them. So the top 5 are:- Turn all appliances off instead of …

Office Appliances 101 – Get A Laptop

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist.  Today we’re looking at savings between laptop and desktop computers. Let me dispel any preferences. I prefer to be able to work anywhere anytime, so I will always prefer a laptop. But then I don’t do any processor intensive video manipulation, or heavy games use (but Chromebooks are now starting to be …

Office Appliances 101 – Buy Energy Efficient

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Today we’re talking about efficiency labels. First things first – buy as efficiently as you can afford at the time of purchase. There are some really efficient makes but they are a lot more expensive than others. Don’t waste a massive amount of time on the decision because your time also equals …