Employers can take modest steps to achieve major energy savings, and consequently do their part to combat global warming. Idaho Power Co., which serves a large portion of southwest Idaho, offers a wealth of information on energy conservation that helps the environment and reduces consumption costs.
Patti Raino, chairman of an ITD committee that is reviewing the department’s energy use and developing a plan to meet the governor’s greenhouse gas initiative, provided two documents that are appropriate for organizations/businesses.
“Ten Ways to Conserve 10%” includes suggestions for reducing energy consumption. Among the short-term strategies are:
ITD already has implemented a number of the Idaho Power suggestions and is working to make buildings as energy efficient as possible.