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Discuss your energy bills with your supplier and learn how to lower or avoid any penalty charges.
Switch off the lights when not required. Ensure you are using the correct lighting levels for different tasks.
Encourage people to turn off appliances and equipment where possible.
Do not let heating and cooling operate at the same time in the same area. Heating should stop at 19⁰C and cooling should start at 24⁰C.
Have a schedule and procedure for maintenance and ensure staff report faults straightaway.
Check that heating and lighting timer controls are set correctly and reflect occupancy hours.
Fit variable speed drives to existing pumps to ensure they operate at speeds to match the load. You can half a pump’s electricity use by reducing its speed by 20%.
Research shows you can save up to 10% on your energy bills with little or no capital cost. Check out these easy energy saving tips and see what impact they have in your business.