Working with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, we have produced detailed guidelines on the immediate steps that different types of businesses can take to help tackle climate change by reducing their carbon emissions from:
The report recommends best practice interventions for specific business areas which are summarised below.
Top energy uses in this sector include transport, lighting, space heating and manufacturing processes/refrigeration.
Starting with the easiest solutions to implement, the following measures are recommended:
Office energy bills are largely made up of heating, ventilation and cooling (HAVC), lighting and office equipment. If
you’re looking to cut your office energy bills, you could consider the following solutions:
In this sector HAVC and lighting are the biggest contributors to energy bills. The following steps are recommended to
tackle these areas:
In the food industry, the biggest use of energy is refrigeration, HAVC and lighting. Food retailers looking to reduce
their carbon footprint and their energy bills should consider the following measures:
The most significant uses of energy in the hotel industry are heating, hot water and catering. The following measures
are recommended for hotels looking to cut their energy bills:
For detailed guidance on cutting emissions, download the guide for your business area, or you can download the full report or executive summary.