Are you saving through energy efficiency?
Sustainability is an increasing concern for businesses in every sector, clearly shown by the 48% increase in investment within the green economy.
Interesting trends came out of the data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which indicated a large increase in turnover from the UK’s low-carbon and renewable energy economy, from the £40.4 billion recorded in 2015 to £46.7 billion in 2018.
The major trend highlighted from this report was the fact that the energy efficient products sector remained the largest sector of the green economy in 2018, accounting for 36% £16.7 billion – of turnover and 51% of full-time employment in the UK.
Are you taking advantage of the energy efficiency available?
This boost in energy efficient products means there are now great new ways to reduce your energy consumption while saving money. There are lots of improvements that can be easily implemented within the workplace, including installation of energy efficient doors and windows, loft and cavity insulation or even solar panels. You and your business may decide to take further steps and consider implementing net zero carbon targets, assisting the UK in its aim to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.