Your industry guides to energy efficiency

Your industry-specific guides to energy efficiency

Guides to energy efficiency

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Hotels, resorts, B&Bs, inns, motels, serviced apartments, other types of accommodation, restaurants, pubs, takeaways, delis and cafes.

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Manufacturers of automobiles, household goods, sports equipment, other durable goods and jewellery, food and drink processors, businesses making other consumables.

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Public Sector and Healthcare

Central and local government, public administration, defence, emergency services, hospitals (including private), GP surgeries and health centres.

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Office-based organisations

Professional services, office/administrative and general services, management companies and consultancies.


Retail, leisure and entertainment

Convenience stores, larger retailers and supermarkets, other retailers, shopping malls, sports and fitness centres.



Livestock farmers, agricultural/horticultural farmers, garden centres and nurseries.

A new meter’s just the start of being smart – check out these general tips about saving energy from the Smart Energy GB website.

For the industry-specific guides above, we’ve used a number of reports by the Carbon Trust, including the Better Business Guide to Energy Saving. The Trust is a not-for-profit company supporting the UK’s move to a low carbon economy.

There's also the SME Guide to Energy Efficiency from the Department of Energy and Climate Change which gives a good depth of information on ways to save energy.

It’s also worth checking the Government’s Energy Technology Product List for the energy-efficient plant and machinery that qualifies for full tax relief – saving you even more.