Like most business owners, you probably have a long list of things to do before the end of the year and evaluating your business’ energy use should be one of them. To help check this task off of your list, we created a simple checklist to help identify any inefficiencies with your energy use and action items to implement in the new year to save your business money on its bottom line.

Energy Analysis

  • Analyze energy use and determine peak months
  • Set monthly, quarterly, and yearly goals for energy use
  • Have an energy audit performed each year

Office Equipment

  • Choose the right lighting for your office setting to maximize energy efficiency
  • Take stock of inefficient office equipment and determine what can be replaced with energy-efficient models, preferably Energy Star products
  • Turn off the lights when the office is not in use
  • Unplug equipment when not in use, if applicable
  • Turn off computers at the end of each work day
  • Use power-saving modes on applicable equipment
  • Allow employees to work remotely


  • Insulate all HVAC ductwork and water heaters
  • Use low-flow toilets
  • Inspect for leaks
  • Use natural light when possible
  • Install programmable thermostats
  • Examine entrances and windows for gaps, cracks, and leaky areas
  • Use weather stripping on doorways and windows
  • Have an HVAC system inspection performed regularly

Schedule your energy audit and HVAC system inspection today with UGI Heating, Cooling & Plumbing to discover opportunities for energy efficiencies and saving money.

Employee Education

  • Create competitions that reward employees who save the most energy
  • Hold monthly energy efficiency meetings
  • Create an energy saving committee
  • Encourage employees to use reusable cups, bottles, and plates

To learn more ways to save money on your energy use or how to implement energy-efficient strategies in the office, check out the energy tips section of our website or give us a call at