energy efficiency

Calls for more energy efficiency grants in the UK

A new survey has revealed that over half of businesses in the UK feel more grants should be available to make their business more energy efficient. The same survey also found that only a small percentage of businesses believed that more information  would be beneficial and an even smaller percentage believed that financial options such as loans would help.

18-25% savings for businesses adopting energy efficiency measures

A report by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that businesses that adopt energy efficiency measures could save anywhere between 18% and 25% on their energy bills. This comes after it was revealed that 31% of FSB members had said that energy costs were preventing them from growing.

Glasgow Airport saves £11,000 in energy costs

Glasgow Airport has announced that it has saved £11,000 on its energy usage by implamenting energy management measures. The measures included switching to energy efficient vending machines and LED lighting throughout the site. Almost 600 staff were also trained in energy efficiency, which will help to keep day to day energy waste costs at a minimum.

68% of employees want to be more energy efficient at work

Over half of UK employees have stated that they want to be more energy efficient at work. With the leisure and hospitality industry’s scoring the highest with 82% of their employees wanting to save energy while at work.