Energy Tips for Business

There are plenty of ways to reduce energy use and, consequently, save money. Some are free, others require an investment. But don't forget, NV Energy also offers incentive programs to help offset the costs of some energy upgrades. Learn more about our incentives here.

There are plenty of low cost, easy to do projects or steps you can do to save another 10-25% on your energy bill.
  • Use ceiling fans to keep the air moving. They can make it feel at least four degrees cooler.
  • Repair any leaky faucets promptly.
  • Plant trees on south and west sides of the building.
  • Use drapes, shutters, or window film to prevent heat loss and heat gain.
  • Caulk windows.
  • Make sure doors to the outside have enough weather stripping.
  • Install a programmable thermostat. Consider a locking cover over the thermostat to avoid having employees change temperature settings.
  • Use insulated night covers on display cases.
  • Install low-flow showerheads in any on-site shower facilities.
  • Faucet aerators should be installed in restrooms.
  • Insulate water heaters and supply pipes.
  • Replace existing exit signs with more efficient LED exit signs.
  • Change the furnace filters monthly.
  • Install low-water-use dishwashing equipment if a cafeteria is located on site.
  • If there is a cafeteria in your building, consider replacing broilers with smooth or grooved griddles. Your energy consumption will be significantly reduced.