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Today, on International Environmental Education Day, we reflect on how education can inspire behavioural changes that benefit our environment. Every action counts in shaping a sustainable future, from our homes to our workplaces. At EP&T Global, we understand the power of informed choices and their positive impact on our planet. 

Reducing, reusing, and recycling can significantly lessen our environmental footprint at home. Did you know that even small changes like turning off lights, lowering heating, and switching off devices entirely instead of leaving them on standby can make a huge difference? These actions not only reduce energy consumption and emissions but also cut costs. 

Some key ways we can help make a difference: 

  • Transportation is a crucial area where we can make a difference. Opting for electric vehicles, sharing rides, or walking and cycling to work are excellent ways to reduce our carbon footprint. 
  • In the office, energy consumption, especially in commercial spaces, is a critical issue. HVAC systems account for a significant portion of this consumption. By being aware of the energy inefficiencies linked to temperature control demands, we can collectively help businesses reduce consumption and minimise environmental impact. Simple actions like turning off lights when not in use, especially in buildings already equipped with energy-efficient LED lighting and PIR sensors, can contribute significantly. 
  • Education is vital in reducing our carbon footprint and minimising our environmental impact. Tools and solutions that can help foster an energy-conscious mindset are available. EP&T's technologies assist businesses in identifying energy inefficiencies in HVAC, lighting, and BMS operations, offering insights to facilities management teams, building owners, and occupiers. This knowledge enables them to make informed decisions about energy efficiency, contributing to a healthier planet.

Let's use this day to commit to learning more and doing better for our environment. Every step counts!