How to Reduce your Veterinarian Energy Bills Further
Reducing your energy bills is important. However, making sure your premises delivers greater energy efficiency also helps bring your bills down. Consider these tips:
Using solar panels for energy generation will obviously reduce the amount you spend on energy bills. They can also act as a safety net when your business experiences power cuts and blackouts.
Check water pipes
Water usage in veterinary practices is considerable. Unfortunately, there aren’t many means to reduce your level of water use. One thing you could do is check your internal plumbing and fix any leaks you come across. One thing you don’t want is to waste more water than necessary.
Switch to LED lighting
If you require 24/7 lighting in your veterinary practices, you definitely should switch to LED lighting. It’s more durable and efficient than most standard lightbulb types. They require less heat than other lights, meaning they can run for longer on less power.
Get light sensors
While it may be necessary to have lights on all the time in some rooms, in other rooms (i.e., bathrooms, cupboards, etc.), you’ll only need the light on sometimes. In these rooms, we’d recommend investing in light sensors. This way, the light only comes on when you need it, and you won’t accidentally leave anything on.
Service your air conditioners
One thing that can eat up a lot of power is a faulty air conditioner. For this reason, you should remember to service your air conditioners regularly and look out for any faults.
Use heat pads and insulated coverings
Although you need heating in the operations room, you may not require the whole room to be hot. You could save heat energy by using heat pads and insulated coverings. The benefits of these include being able to target the areas that need heat and leave out the areas that don’t. This is better for your patients and ensures better energy efficiency.