Please keep all unnecessary lights switched off. Switching off 1 Fluorescent fitting with 2 x 4’ tubes for 3 hours a day saves Rs. 5.00.
Only switch on the lights necessary for you to work and keep all the others switched off.
Do not install inefficient lights (Halogen lamps) in Air Conditioned areas as they generate heat.
Switch all lights off if you are away for more than 10 minutes.
All Central & Split air conditioners will be regulated at 25 degrees. Raising the temperature by 1ºC, a saving of Rs. 16 per day is achieved from an 18,000 BTU Split A/c unit, Rs. 96 from a Central unit.
Use split A/c only if Central A/c is unavailable.
When using the split A/c unit too, please regulate it at 25ºC.
Do not use direct sunlight to light up Air Conditioned areas.
Avoid situating heat generating sources such as pantries, etc in Air Conditioned areas.
Ensure all windows are fastened to avoid A/c leakage.
Switch off A/c units when outside temperature is low. E.g. 25-26º on rainy days.
Switch off A/c if you are away for more than 30 minutes from your room.
By switching off an 18,000 BTU A/c unit for an hour, a saving of Rs 27 is achieved.
Switch off Air Conditioners 20-30 minutes before you leave office.
Restrict use of elevators when able.
All Desktop computers, printers, photocopiers & scanners to be switched off fully when not in use.
Standby mode consumes more energy than in hibernation mode. A saving of Rs 2.50 per hour is achieved by switching off a PC.
Configure your computers to hibernation mode after 20 minutes of inactivity.
Do not use screen savers.
Switch off UPS and mobile phone chargers when leaving office.
Arrange for planned and preventive maintenance such as periodic services.