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Guides and tools to support your business

From planning to procurement we have a range of downloadable guides, easy-to-use excel spreadsheets and more to help you run a more energy efficient business.

Reduce your carbon impact. Increase your profit margins.

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Easy ways to show off your prized green credentials

52% of UK adults are influenced by the green credentials of a business and 21% of consumers have even stopped using a particular brand if they have environmental concerns. It’s becoming more and more important that you let your customers know what you are doing to be environmentally friendly.

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Identifying savings

How to calculate your business’s carbon footprint

The climate challenge is a hot topic right now. Scotland has set the ambitious target of becoming net zero by 2045, five years ahead of the rest of the UK. If, collectively, we are going to succeed in that ambition, the onus falls on every business to do its bit.

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Tips and Training

Insulation – a quick guide

Is your building insulation up to standard?

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Solar PV – a quick guide

Is solar PV right for your business?

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Radiant heating – a quick guide

Is radiant heating right for your business?

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Heat pumps – a quick guide

Traditional gas and oil boilers are not the only way to heat your premises. If you are looking for a system that will help you save money and cut your carbon emissions, a heat pump could be the solution. This guide will go through the basics and help you to decide if one would be right for you.

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Biomass heating – a quick guide

Is biomass heating right for your business?

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Resource efficiency at work

To help you train your staff.

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Identifying savings

Food and Drink energy savings

From identifying new energy saving opportunities, to providing financial support and technical expertise, we’re here to help you slash your energy costs and grow a greener business.

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Support for Scottish businesses

From 1 April the service will be known as Business Energy Scotland and delivered by Energy Saving Trust. Scottish organisations will continue to receive the same free, impartial and expert advice and support.

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Tools

Tips and Training

Optimise your heating controls

Record your building’s temperature on a simple, yet comprehensive spreadsheet. The spreadsheet enables you to recalibrate your controls to achieve maximum results at minimal cost. And help you towards a sustainable, low-carbon future.

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