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 …

Evangelist Talks – Save Energy On Your Office Appliances

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist (EnergyEvangelist.co.uk), and today I’m joined by Laura Short from Green At Heart (greenatheart.org.uk). This month we’re talking about making the best savings and getting the best use out of your office appliances. The 4 topics this month are:- – If it’s not being used switch it off. – Buying appliances as energy …

Lighting For Productivity

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Did you know that studies have shown you can get 15% more productivity from your employees if you have better daylight conditions in your building? Daylighting has been associated with improved mood, enhanced morale, less fatigue, and reduced eye strain. Believe it or not, it was found that students in classrooms with …

Lighting 101 – Eye Strain & Light Colour

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Did you know that you can get sick if the lighting is not right in your office or workspace?  Well-designed lighting improves the working environment by allowing people to more easily see and avoid potential health and safety hazards and by ensuring they can carry out tasks safely and efficiently. Poor lighting, …

Lighting 101 – Get Rid Of The Old!

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Lighting is a really simple topic where you can make an immediate saving with very little hard work. Lighting is an essential part of our lives; approximately 20% of all electricity in UK commercial and industrial buildings is used in lighting (Carbon Trust, 2017). However, almost three in four buildings have outdated …