Business Owner

BLUER is developing resources to help business owners and operations / office managers. Below you will find information we hope will help you.

Here are things you can do to reduce your emissions from your building or office. Many of these actions will also help your business save money, which is a true win-win!
West Chester Street
At the Office
  • Replace a regular incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent light bulb
  • Move your thermostat down 2° in winter and up 2° in summer
  • Clean or replace filters on your furnace and air conditioner
  • Install a programmable thermostat
  • Turn off electronic devices you’re not using
  • Unplug electronics from the wall when you’re not using them
  • Be sure you’re recycling
  • Insulate / weatherize your building
  • Buy recycled-paper products
  • Get an energy audit
  • Switch to green power
Business on the Go
  • When commuting, reduce the number of miles you drive by walking, biking, carpooling, or taking mass transit wherever possible
  • Start a carpool with your coworkers
  • Keep your vehicle tuned up
  • Check your tires weekly to make sure they’re properly inflated
  • When it is time for a new vehicle, choose one that is more fuel efficient
  • Try car sharing
  • Try telecommuting from home
  • Fly less
To read more about the source for these lists, and to read additional information about each “green” suggestion (above), access another resource on what you can do.

Wind Power

Check out PECO Wind Power for Businesses to see if it may be of use for your business.