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In Episode 40, Wayne expresses concern for the stress being placed on energy and utilities by work-from-home (WFH) environments, and what executives can do to ease the burden being placed on these systems.
00:08 — Wayne opens a discussion of energy and sustainability with a question: How are companies reducing the stress on the electrical grid caused by work-from-home employees?
01:02 — Businesses have invested heavily in work-from-home improvements like microphones, cameras, and ergonomic keyboards for employees. These same businesses have made significant investments in sustainability initiatives.
01:28 — How can companies relieve stress on employees and on the electrical grid?
02:30 — With tens of thousands more employees permanently working from home, companies should consider subsidizing solar and stored power for WFH workers.
03:28 — Wayne challenges executives to rise to the occasion and take the stress off the grid, by adapting to WFH environments with new strategies that aid sustainability efforts.
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