Becoming more energy efficient is a simple way to help your business lower costs, reduce your carbon footprint and attract new, eco-conscious customers. And when your efficiency strategy enhances working conditions, it can boost staff well-being and increase productivity.
Take a look at our downloadable guide to see how making a few simple changes can make a big difference to your business’s energy efficiency.
So where should you begin? Getting a smart meter can help you identify the parts of your business that use the most energy. Once you understand that, you can work out how to use less energy, lower your energy bills, and reduce your carbon footprint. You may also find the Green Business Directory helpful in sourcing accredited Carbon Trust suppliers and installers.
To get you started, we’ve assembled tips and advice tailored by sector. Can’t see your sector? Not to worry – some of the tips you’ll find in the other sections could still help you lower your energy consumption.
Smart meters aren’t just about the here and now. Beyond everyday benefits for business customers, smart meters also play a big role in the UK’s journey towards achieving Net Zero. The long-term goal is to have an independent, sustainable energy infrastructure, and smart metering is one of the key steps. Watch this short video to learn more.
Information sourced from the Carbon Trust – an independent body which helps organisations contribute to and benefit from a more sustainable future through carbon reduction, resource efficiency strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies.
Climate change and the UK’s net zero target mean we all need to cut our carbon emissions.
But what is net zero? And how can your small business get there?
For ways to save energy and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions, read our guide to net zero and watch tips from our customer advisers.