The Carbon Trust and Siemens will announce today the launch of a new £550m energy saving finance scheme that will be formally launched in early April, and pledges to help firms cover the upfront cost of energy efficiency investments.
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The 5 Coolest Energy Saving Solutions for Supermarkets
For this 2nd instalment of our industry focus series, we’re looking at energy saving solutions forsupermarkets. Theholidays are upon us, and for grocery store managers, things are already going nutcrackers. Shopping-crazed customers are leaving fridges open, the heatis blasting to keep those holiday shoppers warm, and opening hours are extended… But what if I told you this festive madness could work in your favour? Or that the holiday season is actually the BEST time to save energy (and consequently,...
10 Energy Hacks to Save Your Office Money This Winter
Did you know that more than half of senior business managers have no idea how their companies buy energy? Ouch. And nearly 50% also confess to a “limited understanding” of how much energy costs their business, according to a recent YouGov survey of more than 750 senior executivesacross the UK. Although 1/5th of survey participants knew that their company spends more than £250,000 on energy every year, 54% of senior managers had “no idea” who is actually responsible for buying that...
Cool energy saving: how to cut energy waste from refrigeration and chilling
With an ongoing focus on energy and carbon management and cutting costs, the FMCG sector has a need to achieve energy savings, and refrigeration and chilling is the perfect place to focus. Whether it be manufacturing processes, food storage in distribution centres, or the operation of supermarket displays, industry producers, distributors and retailers can often expect around 50% of their site’s electricity costs to be from the use of refrigeration technology. In food transportation, the use of on-board...
Are you wasting the cashback potential of energy audits?
If the government offered your business £20 cashback on every £100 you spent on energy, you would probably head for the front of the queue. Yet that`s exactly the sort of money saving opportunity an energy audit can deliver. The Carbon Trust`s analysis of a sample of recent ESOS energy savings opportunities assessments showed that an average cost reduction of 20% was achievable through cost-effective energy saving measures. On an average energy spend of £1.8m, this translates into potential...
100 Simple Ways To Save Water
To improve water conservationinstall a rain sensor, it turns off your irrigation when it rains. Use a weather-based controller. The use ofsmart controllers can reduce water usage 24% a year on average. Learn about available rebate programs by checking with local or state water agencies. Rebates help offset irrigation investments. It’s important to partner with the right expertise (contractor/water manager), and smart technology to achieve conservation and plant health goals. Sustainable savings goals...