How to make big business energy savings
Saving money on your energy account is three-fold, there are the savings that your business makes by getting a lower rate for electricity and gas, then there are savings that are made based on changing behaviours and reducing waste. The last layer is saving energy by using energy saving equipment. With a dependence on high volumes of energy you can benefit from all the available business energy savings tips and techniques.Get a better rate
Once your contract has expired a fair amount of time has passed. In that time the climate in the energy industry has changed and perhaps become more competitive. It pays to re-look at your current package and make a few changes to see if there are cheaper alternatives to your current supplier. The best way to go about this is to speak to one of the business energy brokers available for just this very purpose. PCM Switch is one of these brokers and is affiliated with some of the very top names in the game. A broker takes the trouble out of looking for a better deal to suit your business.Reduce your waste
Waste is a big issue for businesses because with so much energy being used it is easy to miss one of the many machines that is on standby over the week-end or employees who forget to turn lights off. The best way to start making savings is to encourage a change in behaviour and habits from employees. Incentive them based on the benefits to the environment. Start with a checklist of all the possible tips from turning machines off at the wall, turning the heating or air-conditioning down just a touch and turning lights off when they arenít needed and using as much natural light as possible.Invest in energy saving equipment
This kind of equipment starts with light bulbs that last longer and use less power and can go as far as installing a solar panel or double glazing windows to keep the heat in during winter and out in summer. Many of these investments will pay for themselves over a period of time in the savings that they will generate however the government may offer subsidies for many of these advancements.
Considering these 3 facets to business energy savings can go a long way towards saving you money as well as a greener future. Contact PCM Switch to find out how you can save.
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