Energy Efficiency

Coronavirus: How to manage business energy bills & get help if you need it (Covid-19)

As many small businesses have been forced to temporarily close or reduce operations during the coronavirus pandemic, using less energy and lower energy costs is perhaps one small consolation in the fight to stay solvent. But this doesn’t mean you should stop paying your business energy bills altogether. How do businesses that are open and…

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Gas Safety Origins

Gas safety is a vital part of business success. However, it can be a tricky topic to raise at work. So, the question remains: how can we make sure that every business in the UK takes these all-important safety measures? Highlighting the potential dangers and educating people on the origins of gas safety are a…

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7 Steps to Making Your Business Safer

Boilers have a flair for the dramatic. For the most part, they quietly do their job. But the moment something goes wrong, they take centre stage. If you’ve ever experienced a proper boiler ‘meltdown’, you know how much it can disrupt your operations. Alongside boiler issues, gas leaks or faulty appliances can also be nightmarish…

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5 fundamentals of business energy strategy

As a business, you may be looking to reduce your environmental footprint, cut costs, or improve operational efficiencies. Many businesses, however, don’t have a strategy to effectively address these goals. We’ve highlighted five fundamental factors to consider below to help you plan/improve your energy strategy for your business. Big business benefits Strategies are about meeting…

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3 reasons to get your business air conditioning system serviced

Many businesses depend on their air conditioning system in the summer months to keep their offices/places of work in acceptable working condition for their employees and to ensure a welcoming environment for customers. But many people don’t know how often the system should be serviced to keep it running in tip-top condition. Below we outline…

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Helping your business keep its cool as heatwave season begins in the UK

The Met Office recorded that temperatures over the weekend surpassed the previous temperature peak of 2019 which happened earlier in June. The hottest temperature recorded so far this year was 2nd June, where the temperature peaked at 28.8 degrees Celsius (84F) in Norfolk. In the UK, most of us are well equipped for the chillier…

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The Rise of the Eco-Friendly Festival

The environmental impact of music festivals can be immense. Even festivals that try to focus on sustainability often fail. It takes a lot of energy to power the lights and sound for the stages alone, not to mention the food and merchandise booths surrounding them. Festival-goers have an impact too, generating loads of waste to…

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Low carbon energy could be a no-brainer for Scottish businesses

Right up in the north of Great Britain, Scotland has lower temperatures than in the rest of the British Isles. So Scottish businesses might think that higher heating bills are just a consequence of where they are located. Most business owners know that if they can cut their energy bills they can boost profits. But…

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A guide to green business energy

Green energy is the umbrella term that covers sustainable energy, renewable energy and low carbon energy. Renewable energy sources are all sustainable, but they aren’t all low carbon. Here’s our guide to the jargon, so that you can tell your biomethane from your solar power. Sustainable energy Coal and oil are running out and there…

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Green gas: renewable electricity and beyond

One of the ways for the UK to cut carbon emissions is by reducing the amount produced by using natural gas. So, introducing more green gas into the pipeline really has the potential to cut carbon emissions. Green gas is biomethane, which is made from biogas or synthetic gas. These are created from either biomaterial…

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