Start with simple things. “Swap out incandescent lamps with compact screw-in fluorescents. If your fixtures still use T-12 flurorescent tubes, change out the lamps and ballasts so you can use T-8 lamps. This reduces wattage requirements and heat gain without reducing illumination levels. If you are replacing fixtures, you can achieve even more savings with T-5 tubes.” Move on to the water flow in handwashing sinks and spray heads. “You may still have 3.5-4 gpm heads. Efficient heads use ...

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