Offering incentives for energy management is one way many organizations create interest in energy initiatives and foster a sense of ownership among employees.
Examples of how organizations motivate staff and employees include:
Internal competition — Use tracking sheets, scorecards, etc. to compare performance of similar facilities and foster a sense of competition.
Recognition — Highlight and reward accomplishments of individuals, departments, and facilities.
Financial bonus and prizes — Offer cash bonuses and other rewards if goals are met.
Environmental responsibility — Use environmental messages to promote a sense of environmental and social responsibility.
Financial responsibility — Use financial messages to promote a sense of fiduciary responsibility.
Performance standards — Tie employee performance standards to energy goals.