Sustainability - "meeting our needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs"
This is such a vast area but one thing is for sure – it’s impactful and this is why we are focusing much of our efforts on companies operating in the sustainability sector – to make a real difference. It’s one thing talking about it, but here at Advance in IT we ACTION it by growing inspiring AI, Data and IoT companies who are impactful with just as inspiring employees.
The Netherlands is certainly a hub of innovation and dynamism, leading the way in some ground-breaking developments such as using Machine Learning to protect wildlife, helping biologists develop an automated system for monitoring harbor seals or using IoT for sensing and tracking or smart energy savings. All of these examples are impactful and this is why we choose to incorporate them in our work.
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In the meantime, here are a few tips of how to save energy:
Top Energy Saving tips
Swap out traditional lightbulbs for LED’s
Turn off lights when leaving a room
Electric heater : if you work from home, just heat the room you are in
Shut down computers overnight, don’t leave on standby
Swap baths for showers
Fill your fridge and freezer with bottles of tap water
Use the dishwasher’s eco function
Use a shower timer to time showers and fit an eco shower head
Don’t leave gadgets on standby, turn them off at the wall
Install a smart thermostat
Turn down your thermostat by just one degree
Wash clothes at 30 degrees
Wash bigger loads less often
Do washing up in a bowl rather than with running water
Turn the tap off whilst you brush your teeth
Clean the filter out on your fridge and tumbledryer
Invest in double glazing
Draught proof your house
Insulate your roof
Remove limescale from your kettle
Clear out your oven before cooking in it
Cook with the lid on
Use solar powered devices
Defrost food ahead of time in the fridge
Clean the coils at the back of your fridge
Defrost your freezer