The High Cost of Doing Nothing

This article was originally posted on Efficiency Vermont's blog.

I often speak with small- to mid-size business owners who are so strapped for money and time, that much-needed energy-efficiency upgrades just never happen, even though they know the potential for savings.

Here’s the thing: not making time to invest in energy upgrades will cost you over time. Take a look at the comparison below.









































Business A saves thousands per year, while Business B continues to pay far more than they should be. Not to mention, they’ll be forced into an upgrade three to five years later when their T12s (which are no longer produced) finally fail.

It’s a simple illustration of that age-old adage: A stitch in time saves nine. An energy upgrade made now will save you for many years to come. The numbers above are based on an actual case study, and of course individual savings will vary by product, business type, and use. The point, though, remains the same: investing in energy efficiency pays.

Would you like to find out how much you could be saving each month? Contact us, and we’ll help identify some energy efficient solutions to meet your specific business needs.

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