SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23, 2011- As a part of its ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices, Technology Credit Union, a community leader in financial services today announced the results of energy audit focused on cost savings for lighting, that will also help the organization achieve its sustainability goals. Conducted jointly with Verdafero, Inc. the audit predicted savings of over $11,000/year (or 81,067kWh representing 128,352lbs CO2e) by implementing occupancy sensors and updating inefficient light bulbs.
Casey McBrian, VP of Facilities for Technology Credit Union, said: “As a company committed to developing a sustainable business, Technology Credit Union is looking for practical ways to become more energy efficient. The energy audit’s findings identified savings that allowed us to accurately budget for the project.”
“Our goal as a company is to provide data-driven insights and benchmarking that will drive more rapid environmental and social innovation. We are grateful to be working with Technology Credit Union, a forward thinking organization dedicated to exploring ways to reduce its ecological footprint to benefit our whole community,” said Verdafero.
Verdafero Inc. has developed a software-as-a-service platform that can be used for sustainability planning, energy efficiency and carbon management services for small and medium enterprise businesses. Customers use the tool to develop a sustainability plan by analyzing best practices and specific savings potential in their energy, water, and other resource usage.