Where to begin? You're just starting to look at energy efficiency

Knowing what it takes to put an energy management plan in place will help you get the commitment, staff buy-in and investment needed to make change. But even before you do that, you need to understand what energy management is and what a difference it can make to your business.

 Where to begin?

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To see the full extent of what's involved in energy management - from beginning to success -  we've put together a snapshot of the 6 key things you need to consider.

> Understand the 6 parts of energy management

Read our new Power Up guides to energy management - how managing energy can help your business become more productive, attract and engage staff and deliver on your targets.

How does your business rate?

Energy Management Journey tool

Our energy management tool is an easy and helpful way to assess: your business's energy costs, where to make change, how to do this and the amount you stand to save. See how your business compares to others too. 

> Use our Energy Management Journey tool
> Energy Management Journey tool factsheet [PDF 620KB]

What do businesses like yours do?

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You may think you know how your business can make energy savings, but seeing what similar businesses have done makes it real. Have a look at our case studies and select the business that's most like yours.

> Find case studies that relate to your business

Can you learn from your sector?

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Lots of businesses are making changes to be more energy efficient. Others in your sector will have tried and true cost savings to share. Find your sector and see if you can emulate best practice.

> Find out more about your sector

Next steps

If you know what changes your business needs to make to be energy efficient, the next step is to get commitment so you can formulate a plan that has ownership, buy-in and the resources to make it happen. See our Make the commitment section so you know what needs to be put in place.

> Find out how you can make the commitment