Keeping business utility costs to a minimum is crucial in a world of rising energy costs. But how do you find the best gas and electricity provider? If you haven’t switched providers for more than a couple of years, it’s always worth looking for cheaper alternatives.
CPRA recommend using a reputable energy broker to find the right solution for your business. Your broker should be able to simultaneously cut monthly costs and forward buy energy to help you budget. The best part, brokers usually do not charge the consumer any fees for their service and they usually provide auditing and liability forecasting as standard.
What are some other ways to cut commercial energy costs?
Installing a smart meter – smart meters take readings automatically and regularly send information to your supplier about your energy usage. It also allows you to see your energy usage in real-time, allowing you to reduce energy wastage and consumption.
Finding cheaper options – gas heating can sometimes be cheaper than electricity.
Choosing energy-efficient options – Switching out classic bulbs to energy-efficient bulbs is a cheap and simple, yet hugely beneficial option which will reduce your energy bill and help the environment.
Education of staff- Teaching staff to switch off equipment, heating and lighting when not in use.