A user suggested we default our Excel 2010 workstations to open 1 sheet when opening a new document instead of 3 which is default.
This is accomplished via this setting in Excel 2010
Changing the last number as appropriate.
So Group Policy to enable this company wide is as simple as
That all being said and done, There is not a good reason to do this as the size difference is minimal. Although maybe you will find this useful.