Up to a third of energy use can come from small power and IT equipment. By ensuring that the best investment decisions are made when purchasing new equipment and by embedding good energy management processes, significant savings can be made. This webinar will take you through the best ways to save energy from small power systems.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018
11:00am until 12:00 noon (GMT)
Small and medium-sized businesses
The focus of energy efficiency improvements is often on lighting and heating improvements. This attention is warranted and often significant savings can be made, however up to a third of energy use can come from small power and IT equipment. Items include PCs, monitors, printers, servers and staff facilities such as hand driers, vending machines, fridges and other items of catering equipment.
By ensuring that the best investment decisions are made when purchasing new equipment and by embedding good energy management processes, significant savings can be made.
The session will cover the following:
• Best practice on personal IT equipment: PCs, monitors, printers, scanners and photocopier efficiency, switch off and standby procedures;
• Best practice on server rooms: use of efficient servers, fans and air-conditioning / ventilation systems;
• Best practice on catering and other staff equipment: timer and switch off procedures, identifying high energy users and tips for savings; and
• Energy performance standards such as Energy Labelling, the Energy Technology List and Energy Star labelling.
This webinar will be presented by an experienced Carbon Trust consultant who will explain what can be done cost effectively to make savings and to engage employees to act more sustainably. The webinar will also cover information on other services offered by the Green Business Fund and how to apply for a Capital Contribution.
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