Better business guide to energy saving

New to energy saving? This guide helps you identify measures where energy and cost savings can be easily made with little or no cost.

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Most businesses could use a lot less energy. Experience shows that even low and no-cost actions can usually reduce energy costs by at least 10% and produce quick returns.

Going further, a 20% cut in energy costs represents the same bottom line benefit as a 5% increase in sales in many businesses.

Better business guide to energy saving

 

This 17-page guide is designed for use by anyone new to energy saving - especially in smaller businesses.  It recognises that not everyone has the time or resources to undertake a full carbon management programme.

The guide shows how to identify measures where energy and cost savings can be easily made with little or no cost.

Guide contents:

  • Introduction
  • Carrying out an energy walk round
    • Example energy walk round checklist
  • Heating
    • Equipment and heat usage
    • Controls and timing
    • Draughts and avoiding heat loss
  • Lighting
  • In the office
  • In the factory/warehouse
    • Compressed air
    • Electrical equipment
    • Refrigeration
  • Using bills and meter readings to investigate energy use
  • Next steps
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Published: March 2012 (Updated Dec 2013)

Publication code CTV065 (was CTV034)

Better business guide to energy saving (CTV065) - digital download

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