Five hidden (energy) costs of your IT – Duncan Instruments Canada Ltd

Five hidden (energy) costs of your IT

The right IT decisions can play a crucial role in cutting an organization’s energy costs. See how.

Technology is the backbone of every organization today. From computers to back-end infrastructure, all of the technology needed for day-to-day operations can use a lot of energy.

IT managers know that upgrades can save time, money and even space in many workplaces, but getting buy-in from upper management to upgrade can be challenging. However, showing the energy-saving potential of certain technology upgrades or shifts is just one more way that the IT department can convince senior leadership of its potential to transform the organization for the better.

So, while your organization may have already started embracing energy-saving wins like upgrading lighting and HVAC, here are a few areas in which IT can also provide opportunities to save energy – and improve your bottom line.

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