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How Energy Audits Promote Sustainability Featured

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Business Dictionary defines an energy audit as, “Formal examination process of identification of every energy consuming device in a facility 


An energy audit is used to identify where the energy wasters of your building are hiding and our job is eliminate of them. An energy audit can save you money, anywhere from 10%-40% in costs around your building. Energy audits also help your company to reduce its environmental impact. Sustainability is getting a lot of attention in the business world lately but it can be hard knowing how to involve it in your operations.


Energy Audits are great because they provide you with the tools you need to make sustainable changes while saving more money. Here are the ways in which energy audits help promote sustainability


  • Improved Air Quality: Audits can reveal issues with insulation, ventilation, and other factors that affect overall air quality. This improves the work environment for your employees and ensures better air quality surrounding your facilities too.

  • Efficient HVAC Systems: HVAC work takes highly skilled professionals like BPT because these systems are complex. When properly updated and maintained, a series of benefits are created for the environment. One of these is an increase in employee health, with less bacteria, mold, pollen and fewer viruses in the air. Utility rebates are also usually available for energy efficient systems, so you get paid to save money and the environment! It is a win-win you can’t deny.


Imagine a workplace conducive to productivity, comfort, and efficiency. Sustainability is a way to get the most out of your resources by enhancing efficiency. An energy audit can bring out hidden potential in your building. However, as you can see it is not only an investment in your building but an an investment in the health of your employees and environment as well. Energy audits are a great way to gain control over your operations.

If you are interested in energy auditing and other specialized utilities services, contact Building Performance Team by calling 616-643-7724.

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