Improve energy efficiency in your workplace with our free energy-saving guides
Employee engagement in energy efficiency and carbon reduction can help change behaviour in the workplace, to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and cut your organisation's carbon emissions.
Ideally energy awareness and cultural change should complement other elements of good practice as part of an integrated approach to energy management in your organisation.
This 29-page guide to employee engagement provides ideas and resources to motivate everybody to save energy, to help engage staff in making your workplace more energy efficient. This will ensure long-term benefits for people, the organisation and the environment.
Publication date: August 2011 (Updated Dec 2013); Publication code CTG056 (was CTG001).
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From PCs to vending machines, office equipment of some kind or another is used by almost all UK businesses, and accounts for around 15% of all the electrical energy used in UK offices.
It's an area where huge savings can be made, as effective management of equipment can reduce its energy consumption by up to 70%. Start by focusing on the following three areas:
View the video below (in English) for an overview of how to improve energy efficiency in your office:
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