New to energy saving? This guide helps you identify measures where energy and cost savings can be easily made with little or no cost.
Most businesses could use a lot less energy. Experience shows that even low and no-cost actions can usually reduce energy costs by at least 10% and produce quick returns.
Going further, a 20% cut in energy costs represents the same bottom line benefit as a 5% increase in sales in many businesses.
Published September 2018
This 21-page guide is designed for use by anyone new to energy saving - especially in smaller businesses. It recognises that not everyone has the time or resources to undertake a full carbon management programme.
The guide shows how to identify measures where energy and cost savings can be easily made with little or no cost.
Publication date September 2018; Publication code CTV065v2 (was CTV034)
Information in this report was correct at the time of publication
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