There’s something to be said for brand new buildings: they’re incredibly efficient, from their insulation to their plumbing through to their light fixtures.
But, if you own an older building, you also know that it has its charms. What if you could offer renters the charms of an older building, with the efficiency of a brand new one?
There are a lot of ways to go about this, but you don’t necessarily need to invest in expensive renovations.
By retrofitting your current light fixtures with LED lighting, you can save a lot of money, and help your residents be eco-friendly. Some research even reports that an LED overhaul can save 78% on electricity costs over 25 years.
Here are 7 ways you’ll save money and energy with LEDs:
A bonus 8th reason is that CFL bulbs, while energy efficient, contain mercury, which is dangerous if the bulb is broken or disposed of inappropriately. You’ll save your maintenance workers and residents a lot of stress with bulbs they barely ever need to change, and are safe for them to handle and dispose of on their own.
What have you been doing to upgrade your older properties to compete with newer, energy efficient buildings?