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Continue to push for sub-metering if you can - it really shouldn't be hard for your building owner or facilities manager to implement. And on your own account, if you've got access to the main junction box, you should be able to install a clip-on electricity monitor and remote meter. In the Efergy example shown below, the three clips go one on each phase. ...


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So far the best alternative that I've found is to use a refillable marker. I bought one of these a week ago with a bottle of ink. The marker is not made of plastic (I would say it is made of aluminium) except from the cap, so I have reduced a lot the quantity of plastics used. Also, the ink bottle provides around 10 complete refills making it even cheaper ...


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Here's a piece of the answer for the U.S. Hopefully others can provide additional details covering other countries or regions. MAJOR EDIT: Comments pointed out that something seemed fishy. I double-checked my numbers, and at one point I multiplied by 1,000 when I should have divided. Turns out that makes a HUGE difference. Office building emissions ...


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Why not discuss cost-sharing arrangements with the building owner and other tenants? For example, if everyone pays per bulb for lighting upgrades in spaces they pay the bill for, the whole building gets the upgrade and every tenant should see the benefits. Splitting the cost of building upgrades with the owner and other tenants will allow you to avoid ...


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