As a business owner, do you find that your utility bills dramatically increase during the cold winter months? Here are some simple energy saving tips, that can help you to remain energy efficient during winter and ultimately keep those utility bills low.
During the winter it is highly important that your business premises remains at a comfortable temperature during business hours, however, there are several ways which you can ensure this does not lead to wasted energy:
It is often the case that a business will need to invest in energy efficient equipment before they can see a saving in their energy usage. By insulating your hot water boiler and pipes you can save energy and reduce the risk of your pipes bursting in the winter months. Likewise, insulating your roof and wall cavities will help reduce the amount of energy your business wastes. The best way to improve your energy usage is to replace an older boiler for a newer, A-rated, energy efficient boiler; although this may seem like a large investment to make, in the long run it will significantly reduce your bills.
Lighting and Equipment
With the arrival of winter, the days will not only become colder, they will grow darker and shorter too. As a result, lighting the workplace will become a necessity. Here are some energy saving tips, to help reduce the amount of electricity your business uses this winter:
There are also some additional measures that you can take to help reduce the overall cost of your winter utility bills, these are: