Implementing energy efficiency for a start-up

Reducing energy use makes perfect business sense; it saves money, enhances corporate reputation and helps everyone in the fight against climate change.

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This guide outlines the opportunities for considering energy efficiency when starting new business or activity. The advice may also be helpful when moving to new premises or retrofitting an existing building. The guide has been written with SMEs in mind.

Published: December 2019; Publication code: CTV079


  • Introduction
  • Energy policy
  • Establishing an energy efficient working environment
  • Retrofitting and buy smart strategy
  • Metering and monitoring
  • Behaviour
  • Building a sustainable supply chain
  • Conclusions
  • Your next steps

This guide was produced as part of the Green Business Fund programme which ended in 2019.

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