Reducing your business’s emissions

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At Flogas, we understand business. We know reducing your carbon footprint can not only cut your overheads — it’s also a central part of your corporate social responsibility.

From energy-saving tips to slash your usage right through to cleaner off-grid fuels to lessen your impact, we’ve got you covered.

Did you know: part of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy is focused on helping businesses to minimise their carbon footprint? Find out what it could mean for you here.

Top tips to reduce your businesss emissions

Consider your transport emissions

Extra miles can be a major contributor to your carbon footprint. Flying less frequently and taking public transport can really help. Introducing video conferencing or a working from home policy could make it easier.

Take control of your controls

Reducing your building’s temperature by a small amount could deliver serious carbon reductions on a commercial scale. In fact, in premises with well-controlled systems, heating fuel consumption is up to 30% lower.*

* Source: Carbon Trust

  • Invest in smarter technology

    From energy-efficient LED lightbulbs right through to smart meters or even an integrated building management system, choosing the right tech could help slash your usage and your emissions.

  • Engage your staff

    Sometimes, some basic behavioural change is all it takes. Encouraging or rewarding staff to build better habits (like switching off lights and equipment when not in use) can help with CO2 reduction.

  • Wise up to waste

    At a commercial level, scaling back waste makes a huge difference. Recycling more, using food waste bins in canteens, printing less or introducing a plastic-free office are all effective carbon-reduction initiatives.

  • Plug any gaps

    From repairing leaky window frames through to installing double-glazing or better insulation, there’s plenty businesses can do to fight heat loss. And for a small commercial premises, pay-back for draught-proofing is usually under five years.*

    * Source: Carbon Trust

  • Check your systems

    It’s a good idea to get your business’s heating system checked over regularly to make sure it’s operating properly. Servicing and maintenance make sure everything’s working as efficiently as it should.

  • Switch your off-grid energy supply

    Still relying on oil or solid fuel? You could achieve a significant carbon emissions reduction just by switching to LPG. It has the lowest CO2 emissions of any off-grid fossil fuel (33% fewer than coal and 15% fewer than heating oil)**.

    **Source: UKLPG - Gas for off-grid Britain report

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