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.
Energy is a significant cost for any business. For retailers, managing energy costs effectively is often a key success factor – and finding energy efficiency improvements can be a big boost to the bottom line. Successful retailers take energy management seriously and have done so for many years. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t energy efficiency improvements that can still be made.
Our team of advisors find considerable annual savings for the retailers that we advise. Please get in touch if you’d like a free support for your business.
The trend towards greener living means that shoppers are seeking out retailers who support their lifestyle and share their values. Also, a third of consumers seek out brands based on their social and environmental impact. Going green makes good business sense and helps protect the environment by reducing your carbon impact. That’s never been more important than now as we all look to play our part in addressing the climate emergency.
Lighting can account for as much as 20% of total energy bills in retail – even more, if there are evening shifts. Luckily, the future for lighting technology is bright with continual improvements to newer, more energy efficient lighting products coming to market.
If you are looking for some bright ideas for saving energy with your lighting, our guide provides a host of case studies and throws some light on quick, easy solutions.
It’s official that the last decade was the hottest on record. Optimal heating not only provides a comfortable environment for customers and staff, but it also ensures that sales and productivity levels are not affected by seasons or outdoor temperatures.
Did you know that heating can burn up half your energy bill? Take back control by reading our guide on how to save money and energy on heating your workplace.
Grocers, convenience stores, supermarkets, butchers and bakers rely on refrigeration. For some, this will represent their single biggest energy cost. While upgrading to modern, energy efficient systems will help save energy and money, there are things you can do to make the most of the equipment you have right now – and give rising energy bills the cold shoulder.
We have supported many retailers with free energy assessments to help them identify ways to reduce their energy bill, and carbon footprint. Here are a few examples:
Popular energy efficiency projects in convenience retail are lighting, refrigeration and ventilation. Here are some examples:
Business Energy Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government to provide free, impartial support and access to funding to help small and medium-sized enterprises save energy, carbon and money
Whether you are just starting out on your energy-saving journey and need some pointers or are looking for expertise and funding to support your current plans, our team of experienced business advisors and energy-saving consultants are here to help. Get in touch today.