Effectively managing the energy your business consumes is more important than ever with energy prices at record highs, the wider cost of living crisis and increasing pressure to minimise global warming. With this in mind, businesses need to ensure they’re doing everything they can to control their utility costs, the energy they consume and associated carbon impact, and ensure they deliver a more sustainable future (especially when customers are now much more conscious about the environment and how businesses are minimising their impact). Unfortunately, not all businesses have thorough energy management procedures in place. But if you are looking to get to grips with your businesses energy management, this article will help you understand the importance of it in great detail.
So, why is energy management important for businesses? Business Energy Management is important because it allows you to reduce your business costs, limit risk, minimise carbon emissions and assist ensure a more sustainable, long term future for the organisation. Not only does this help the bottom line, it reduces your greenhouse gas emissions and enhances your corporate social responsibility.
Read on to find out more about business energy management and the benefits it could bring to your company.
In short, the answer is yes. Business energy management is important for all companies, regardless of their size. If you don’t take energy management into account across your day-to-day operations, it will result in a reduction in bottom line profits, higher carbon emissions and an increased environmental impact and leave you exposed to more risk factors in the future. Energy management is the key to avoiding these unnecessary impacts.
There are lots of ways to improve how you management your energy, and here at Boxfish, we’d suggest the following list as a good starting point:
For more information on these strategies, or for tips on how to improve on your businesses energy management, contact BoxFish. You can also look at our latest blog, “8 Tips to Reduce Office Energy Consumption” here.
This can be done in house if you have sufficient resources and the technical know-how but unfortunately many organisations, especially SME’s, don’t have either and so outsourcing this important service to an organisation like Boxfish can deliver significant benefits. With close to 30 years experience of helping our clients procure, manage and minimise their energy, we have both the in-depth, multidisciplinary expertise and resource at scale, to ensure we can provide a cost effective, value adding energy management service.
At Boxfish, we understand the importance of putting business energy management strategies in place, but when it comes down to it, tracking and optimising your business energy consumption units may require some guidance, even if you aren’t new to the world of business energy management. Putting things in place can sometimes change the operations of your business, but we are here to help.
In the below, we have listed clear 5 step strategies you can use to help with your business energy management.
For an indepth look into these business energy management steps, you can read our latest blog, What Are 5 Strategies For Business Energy Management? where, in great detail, we look at how you can reduce your business costs.
Boxfish can provide your business expert advice when it comes to your business energy management. We can assist you in taking the correct steps to reduce your carbon footprint, which will also positively impact your business. Give our expert team a shout and we’ll take it from there – use the contact form below or give us a call on 0141 226 8525.