What can businesses do to save money during Big Energy Saving Week?

It’s Big Energy Saving Week, a chance for UK energy users to learn more about how to waste less energy and make big savings on their annual gas and electricity bills. Find out how you can save money on energy during Big Energy Saving Week and beyond, below.

26 October 2015

Every year, the Energy Saving Trust, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and Citizens Advice join together to promote Big Energy Saving Week, which campaigns to help consumers reduce their energy bills. While Big Energy Saving Week may be aimed at domestic energy consumers, that doesn’t mean businesses can’t follow some of the same advice and try to reduce their energy consumption and save money.

One of the simplest steps that Big Energy Saving Week encourages all energy users to take is to consider switching energy providers — something which could lead to great savings. However, if you’re happy with your current provider or your contract isn’t up for renewal, how else can your business save on its ongoing energy costs?

It’s estimated that the average UK SME spends around £3,000* each year on electricity. However, what businesses may not know is that a large proportion of their energy is being wasted, meaning they could be paying much more than they should be. In fact, by making a few simple adjustments, business owners could significantly cut their energy bills.

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To help businesses take steps to lower their energy bill, we’ve created an infographic guide to saving money on energy. From installing appropriate insulation and replacing tired old boilers, to making simple changes to how you manage the staff kitchen — our graphic contains actionable steps you can take to reduce your energy bill and cut costs.

(*Figure based on average non-half hourly consumption in non-domestic properties)


For more useful tips on reducing your energy bills, check out the rest of the Gazprom Energy blog. Or, to find out about our competitive gas and power contracts for small businesses, visit the homepage or call us on 0161 837 3395.

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