Managing your energy use



Energy can be a significant cost for most businesses. However, in many cases putting in place an effective energy management strategy can lead to substantial savings.

To achieve real cost savings your business may need to draw up an energy policy and make energy management a priority throughout the organisation. Invest Northern Ireland provides specialist support to help businesses reduce their carbon emissions and energy costs by using energy more efficiently.

This guide explains what energy management is and how to develop and implement an energy management strategy. It highlights the energy savings that good energy management can bring and the financial benefits that result. It also gives guidance on some of the practical short and long-term measures that your business can take to reduce energy usage.

Get a free sustainability report

All Northern Ireland businesses with an annual energy and resource spend of more than £30k can get a free assessment of their environmental performance across areas such as raw materials, energy, carbon, packaging, biodiversity and waste - find out more about Invest NI Sustainability Reports.