Tips for businesses

If you'd like to save money on your electricity bill, it's important to understand how your business uses electricity and what you can do to reduce its usage. A good place to start is with our tips for businesses. Here you'll find a comprehensive range of advice on everything from lighting to food service equipment.

Please note that most applicances come with an instruction manual. Here, you will find valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliances. Our tips are not intended to replace this information.

  • Office equipment

    Office equipment can account for up to 20% of your electricity usage, so its important to ensure you're using them efficiently.

  • Lighting

    Lighting is often your business’s highest electricity cost, so it may also be your greatest opportunity for savings.

  • Refrigeration

    Your choice of refrigeration equipment, as well as the way you operate it, can have a big impact on your electricity bill.

  • Air conditioning

    Air conditioning can account for up to 50% of your business’s electricity bill, so it’s a great idea to improve its energy efficiency.

  • Compressed air

    You can lower your electricity costs and save money by managing compressed air systems more efficiently and taking a few proactive steps.

  • Food service equipment

    More energy efficient practices for your cooking facilities can benefit your business, with significant cost savings and less wastage.

  • Pumps

    The running cost of a pump is many times its initial cost, so it’s crucial that you select an efficient pumping system for your business.

  • Hot water

    Choosing new technologies, regular maintenance, fixing leaks and changing some old habits can reduce your energy use on hot water.