Guide

Managing your energy use

Introduction

Energy can be a significant cost for an organisation. 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 NI 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.