03 Jan '12, 1pm

5 Companies, 5 Different Takes on Employee Engagement

5 Companies, 5 Different Takes on Employee Engagement

Moki Tacub borrowed a Kill A Watt from his employer, The Fairmont Hotel Resorts Kea Lani , located on Maui. He planned to use the device at his home. The Kill A Watt meter is a simple tool that measures electricity consumed by devices such as appliances and electronics. Tacub was surprised to learn that his electronics and appliances were huge energy hogs, even when they were not being used. With the data he collected, he made a few simple changes. He unplugged his washer and dryer when not in use and each night turned off the electrical strip for his computer, stereo, television and Blu-Ray player. He also replaced all of his light bulbs to energy-efficient compact fluorescents. Although simple, these changes had a huge impact on his energy use. Comparing his home's usage to a baseline month, he cut his electricity consumption by a whopping 27 percent. Besides saving on h...

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