Is Your Office Electricity Cost High? Learn Simple Ways To Reduce It With Fun & Knowledge

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Hello friends,

I am your Buddy Mr. Connect…….!!

There is one of the important and big Question asked by every facility manager that “How to rationalize Office Electricity consumption cost”? Although various corporate adopt certain measures to curtail down this expense to the logical extent but cannot compete with the ongoing requirement thus end up spending on this very critical operational expense.

As you all know that Office electricity consumption cost contributes to approx 40% of your overall OPEX spend thus it is utmost required to rationalize the electricity consumption at every step. I have tried my best to live up to your expectations by summarizing some very useful facts & DO’s DON’T’s one must follow or you may connect with us for expert services and solutions.

First & foremost launch & drive an Electricity awareness campaign within your office. This is required in the first instance as I feel that the end-user can be a great contributor to help you rationalizing this electricity cost. Include the below action points in your Electricity awareness campaign

  • Share some real-time case studies
  • Share the details of past one year’s consumption in both data figures & graphical presentation
  • Benchmark the consumption cost
  • Share Tips
  • Build the strategy & Implement the methodology
  • Put unit wise performance comparative charts on Intranet
  • Do some engagement activities within the premise
  • Sustain the initiatives by regular monitoring

To make you understand the above action points better, I have given some more Insight on each step as below;

  1. Share some real-time case studies
  • Country & state-level electricity consumption with their performance chart
  • Industry-specific cases
  • Challenges of building management
  • Electricity board case studies
  1. Share the details of past one year’s consumption in both data figures & graphical presentation
  • Translate the cost into various categories such as:- per sqft wise, per employee wise, department wise, etc
  • Season wise cost such as summer vs winter
  • Hourly consumption pattern
  • Electricity bill components wise such as- Unit wise, Load wise, basis LPF, fixed charge, etc
  • Measure the Energy Conservation Services as well
  1. Benchmark the consumption cost viz-a-viz
  • Per sqft wise, per employee wise, department wise
  • Summer & winter seasons separate
  • Working hours vs non Working hours
  • Office wise
  1. Share Tips on
  • Usage of more natural light
  • Switch ON/OFF timings of electrical fixtures & fittings
  • Electricity wastage
  • Do’s & Don’t’s of electrical equipments.
  1. Build the strategy & Implement the methodology
  • In consultation with finance & operations departments
  • Stakeholders keeping in mind their departmental GOALS
  • Conduct various training sessions if required to make staff aware of certain deliverables
  • Implement through various department heads for more effectiveness
  1. Put unit wise performance comparative charts on Intranet
  • Publish user-friendly charts in simple terms
  • Highlight the scope of improvements
  • Applaud the achievers
  • Show the results in % & clear figures
  1. Do some engagement activities within the premise
  • Organize inter-department competitions
  • Roll out some QUIZ programs
  • Put informatory danglers, posters, quotes, etc in common areas
  • Form a team to survey the departments on its implementation
  1. Sustain the initiatives by regular monitoring
  • Publish reports at regular intervals to ensure staff do not lose its sanctity
  • KPI in staff GOAL sheet
  • Use some tool like software or any other reporting format for departments to report the regular consumption pattern
  • Point of discussion in regular departmental meetings

I am confident that once you adhere to the above action plan, you would certainly add value to your ongoing cost save bucket. Volunteer to save today for better tomorrow & be an “Environment safety champion” of your organization. The best alternative of ELECTRICITY is solar panel system services. You may check that out as well.

In case you still need some more clarification, Professional Services Solutions or professional consulting services on any of the above topic then you may connect with me at E-Mail info@collarsconnect.com

Happy rationalizing this powerful element.

Your’s Buddy

Mr. Connect

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