Articles tagged: “energy reduction”

October 22nd, 2013

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The only way is up. What rising energy costs mean for businesses, communities & households

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With a deal on new nuclear energy finally agreed it’s now official; energy is going to get much more expensive in the UK. For businesses, communities and households, stepping off the energy escalator is more pressing than ever. Read more

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September 30th, 2013

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Cutting SME energy costs – where do I start?

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“I am the Director of an SME. We know that our energy costs are rising, but I don’t have a lot of time to sort this out. Where do I start?” Read more

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June 25th, 2013

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The power of ‘Off’ – cutting I.T. energy demand by 75%

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Recent research shows that the energy consumption of IT equipment can be cut by more than 75% without reducing productivity. This is no small beer for businesses, the public and voluntary sectors, at a time when energy costs are rising year on year. Here’s how. Read more

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June 18th, 2013

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Finding the first 20% energy saving – office & IT equipment

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We know that most businesses & organizations can cut 20-25% of their energy consumption easily and at very low cost. I.T. is one of those areas where energy consumption (and running costs) are often higher than expected, and where simple changes can produce significant cost savings with no loss of productivity. In the next few blogs we will examine the different aspects of this in detail. Here is a brief introduction. Read more

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May 16th, 2013

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Smart energy meters – a quick guide

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Smart energy meters tell you not only how much energy you have used in total, but how that use has varied over time. Here is a quick guide to the features and benefits and how to get one installed. Read more

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May 14th, 2013

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An introduction to non-domestic energy meters and data collection

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Gas and electricity meters may lack excitement and glamour but they are central to understanding how your organisation uses gas and electricity and how to cut consumption.

Here is a quick guide to non-domestic energy meters and methods of collecting consumption data. Read more

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