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Monday, June 27, 2011

IBM Shows what is possible in saving money

We focus on the business side of green.  IBM, if you can believe this, saved 30m in one year on energy savings.  Here's the link:  http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/06/27/ibm-saves-30m-in-energy-costs-in-one-year/.

First part of the story: 

"IBM saved $29.7 million in energy expenses and conserved 272,000 MWh of electricity in 2010, according to the company’s 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report.
The report says that in 2010, IBM’s energy conservation projects saved an amount equal to 5.7 percent of its total energy use, beating a corporate goal of 3.5 percent. Besides saving electricity costs and consumption, these projects avoided 352,000 million BTUs of fuel oil and natural gas and more than 139,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions.
Since 2008 IBM has saved over $50 million on electricity and conserved..."

What are you waiting for?  It is time to invest in green and save.

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