Steps to energy efficiency: introductory guides

Reduce your business' carbon footprint with our free introductory guides. The Carbon Trust provides simple, impartial, effective advice to help organisations take action to reduce energy use and carbon emissions. Take your first steps and explore energy efficiency best practice by sector or technology. 

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Energy management

Carbon footprinting

Better business guide to energy saving 

Energy procurement and green tariffs

Effective energy management for business

How to be a good supplier

Commissioning an energy efficiency project

Sector based

Warehousing and logistics

Manufacturing

Office based companies

Retail sector

Hospitality sector

Agriculture

Green events

Technology 

Renewable energy sources

Refrigeration 

Electric and smart vehicles

Heat pumps

Building fabric

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning

Lighting

Energy storage

Motors and drives

Energy saving tools

Our 4 online tools cover measuring your carbon footprint, benchmarking your energy use, building the business case for lighting upgrades, and exploring upgrading your business fleet. These tools are based on data for small to medium sized businesses but are a helpful starting point for anyone looking to start measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions and cost. 

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