Energy efficiency tips

You can save energy and money just by making your business more energy efficient. Find out how here.

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Simple measures, significant savings
Below are just a few ideas of how to make some quick and easy changes in your business.

  • Involve your staff
    Encourage your employees to work out an action plan for making your business more energy efficient – therefore, more competitive.
  • Energy Champions
    Appoint Energy Champions throughout your business. Give them the authority to assign their colleagues energy-saving responsibilities, such as ensuring all lights are switched off when people go home.
  • Switch off lights
    A 100w light bulb could cost up to £50 a year if it’s left on constantly (Based on a 100w bulb left on for 8760 hours using 6.6p/kWh)
  • Use low-energy light bulbs
    Replace standard fluorescent tubes with slim-line tubes.
  • Movement detectors
    Use movement detectors to control lighting in toilets, meeting rooms and other areas that are not in constant use.
  • Draught proofing
    Install draught proofing around windows and doors to reduce heading costs.
  • Time switches
    Use time switches to stop unnecessary use of heating and lighting, and use thermostats to control temperatures.
  • Regular meter readings
    Keep track of how much energy your business uses by taking regular meter readings. This makes it easier to see when improvements are working and how much you are saving.
  • Electrical equipment
    Ensure computers and photocopiers are switched off when not in use for long periods.
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