Every business wants to keep their costs to a minimum. Perhaps even more so at times like these. However, even with the best will in the world a business electricity bill can come in unexpectedly high. We all know that turning off computers and lights at the end of the day will help save energy. However, there may be some secret energy stealers in your business that you weren’t aware of. We have shared some examples of these below for you;
We often speak about turning your lights off at the end of the day, but what about the actual light bulbs? LED light bulbs are proven to use 90% less energy than traditional light bulbs. This could equate to a huge saving on your business energy. LED lighting is also better for the environment so will help reduce your carbon footprint too.
Every office runs on tea and coffee really. If you were to ban hot drinks in the office in an attempt to reduce your energy bills, you would have a team of very unhappy employees. However, there is a way that you can get around this. Instead of the kettle being boiled multiple times a day, arrange fixed-time team tea breaks. The main bonus being that the kettle gets boiled less, which will save you money. However, it will also encourage a friendly work environment for everyone and create some strong working relationships too.
Printers & Photocopiers
Many businesses choose to go paperless and do away with printers and photocopiers all together. While this reduces the electricity bills for many businesses, it’s not the ideal solution for many businesses who need to print things. If you have a large office why not have fewer printers and have them at the end of the workplace. The longer walk to the printer could be enough to discourage employees to print items that aren’t necessary.
The Wrong Business Energy Supplier
If you have done all you can to reduce your business energy bill, but it’s still too high – it could be your business energy supplier. You could be with the wrong provider, or you might be on the wrong plan. Why not give us a call? We will shop around and see how much we can save you on your business energy bill and try and get you a better business energy provider too.
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