2. If an energy management strategy is introduced, what are the likely savings? Although clearly specific savings will vary from industry to industry, your provider should be able to give you an idea of the level of a financial saving obtainable. They should have industry experts on hand with the technical knowledge and data to give you a reasonable idea of what to expect.
3. What kind of contracts do you offer? Typically, contracts are offered over a fixed term, although that may not be your only option. Ask what your options are, and then select the best fit for your business. These could encompass fixed term or fixed price contracts. There should be options on measuring and monitoring equipment.
4. Is your data going to be easy to interpret? The last thing you want to be doing is pouring over your data without any sense of what it means.
Ensure that the data you will receive is presented to you on a user-friendly platform which suits your needs and that you can understand! Ask for samples and explanations where necessary.
5. What practical actions and measures should be implemented? Communicating and educating your staff will be key to any savings you can make to improving your energy usage and could save you as much as 10% on your bills. Once you have found the right provider, ask them for their advice on what practical measures you can take.
If your company spends 10% of its costs on energy, then a very achievable 10% saving means a 1% improvement to your annual profits.
6. Is my meter profile affected by P272? Understanding how P272 will affect your business and the benefits you can get from better data is really important in first assessing, understanding and then acting to reduce your energy use.
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