Going green can have a considerable impact on your business and the cost of your energy bills – there are changes you could implement today which would help to dramatically reduce your outgoing energy bills; you begin to path the way for future business by recognising the role green energy has in leading the way in social and environmental change. It is beneficial to obtain an up to date commercial EPC Glasgow which will give you a clear indicator of how efficient (inefficient) your business is running and will highlight what changes can be made to increase your energy rating.
As the population continues to rise and the demand for water, food and energy increases; it is predicated to rise as by as 50% by 2030, with energy costs alone feared to grow by as much as 25% over the next decade. With that in mind, it is vitally important that businesses invest in renewable energy resources, go green and become environmentally conscious. The UK are leading the way having installed more solar power capacities than any other European country in 2014, with the government planning to make big changes to the way it will support renewable energy.
Utlising renewable energy, and understanding the importance of energy conservation, helps to maintain the health of our environment by using sustainable methods rather than exhausting our natural resources – it helps to prevent, or limit the level of depletion in the long run. In order to secure the future of your business and for generations to follow, we must all accept the importance of going green and reducing our energy consumption.
By going green, you will improve on several different aspects in your business. Firstly, we don’t need to tell you how much money you will save by going green. Simple things like not leaving any computers on standby, managing your heating and air conditioning systems and using less paper will help to reduce your costs. Not only that, installing energy-saving light bulbs all contribute to your overall green potential, with lighting accounting for 20% to 50% of the total energy consumed in a commercial building. By managing your lighting technology, you could make savings on your energy costs by up to 70% to 80%, and recouping your investment within 2 to 3 years. You should replaced out-dated technologies with the their cleaner, and greener, counterparts.
As well as saving on your energy bills, your new attained green credentials help to promote a positive brand image by clearly displaying your values as a business. It shows you are giving back to the local community and environment, as well as opening up new advertising and PR opportunities. It helps to attract the right customers who share the same beliefs and morale’s. Not only customers, it helps to attract the best employees to your business; people who share the same eco-beliefs and are proactive in the matter of going green, and what to share this will like minded thinking companies. It helps you to cut down on waste in all aspects of your business, helps to reduce your carbon footprint and overall, makes your business environmentally friendly.
At Nexus Energy Solutions, we offer free energy advice service, and business energy solutions for your company and free energy audits. Did you know that you can cut your energy costs by up to 20% by carrying out a simple energy audit? Contact us now and make an appointment or pop into our Energy Advice Centre we our specialists are on hand to answer any questions you may have. They have fully trained, qualified and eager to help come up with the best green energy plan for you an your business.