Energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important subject across the globe. With the link between rising energy demands, global warming and not to mention greenhouse gas emissions.
If you are a business owner or an energy saving expert, here are our 5 top tips to reducing on site energy consumption for your business:
- Have an energy efficiency plan and review it annually
Each year, review your utility partners and suppliers. Compare their prices with their competitors, review your current suppliers energy consumption ethos and corporate sustainability credentials, do they align with your financial budgets and your own corporate sustainability credentials?
If the answer is no, changes need to happen.
To make the best changes for your business, assign an energy saving expert or as some companies have – ‘a green team’.
You could also speak to our experts today about saving energy.
- Replace old light fittings with LED
If this is not already done you urgently need to replace your old bulb fittings with LED bulbs. These are a smart way to reduce energy consumption and improve lighting levels. Consider the size and scale of your workforce and how many people are in your building every day. Making small simple changes like replacing old fittings with LED will show you considerably payback in 2-3 years.
- Upgrade machinery to high efficiency versions
What machines are you using? How much energy, time and money do these machines cost you every day?
Can you upgrade to high efficiency versions of the machines you’re using? It’s time to compare.
- Consider electrifying your fleet
One of the best places we look to reduce energy is your fleet. We are seeing the rise and rise of electric cars. Look at Amazon Prime vans for an example.
Can you make fleet changes? Our experts can help you review these decisions.
- Install smart controls on systems to reduce running time
Monitor time spent on machine use, sensory & LED light bulbs, stand by setting on machinery. Consider all these factors to make changes and save energy.
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