Energy Management Journey

Reducing energy usage requires knowing how well you are managing it. Our tool asks you to rate yourself on 6 key areas and compares your results against over 450 other businesses. You’ll get recommendations on how to make a start, or to improve what you’re doing now.

1. Rate yourself

Rate your business by choosing the description that suits you bestYour rating
"Governance" means the process(es) used to implement and manage energy efficiency within your business. When it comes to the governance of energy efficiency in our business...
"Accountability" means the person/people responsible for delivering energy efficiency improvements throughout the business. When it comes to energy efficiency accountability in our business...
"Staff Engagement" means the level of involvement the key users of energy within the business has with key decisions about energy efficiency. When it comes to staff engagement with energy efficiency within our business...
"Information & Data Analysis" means the level of energy measurement and reporting undertaken by an organisation. When it comes to energy efficiency information and data analysis within our business...
"CAPEX Allocation" means the level of investment that the company makes in energy management and efficiency programmes. When it comes to the level of investment in energy management and efficiency programmes within our business...
"Communication" means informing and educating staff, stakeholders and/or the public about energy efficiency activities within the business. When it comes to the communication of energy efficiency within our business...
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2. Results


Your cost breakdown

The table and graph show how energy cost are broken down for a typical business in your sector. The table will show all technologies, but some graph segments may be too small to see.

You can add or remove technologies, and adjust the energy spend for each technology, including transport. Just make sure it adds up to the total you entered in the first section.

For each technology we'll give you energy management recommendations.

Energy spend by area:

Your energy management comparison

This table shows how you rate across the 6 areas of good energy management, and how the top performers in your sector rate.

How your sector performed

These graphs show how your sector is performing, and how most businesses like yours rate.

Note: The pointer indicates your score.

3. Recommendations


Technology recommendations

To make the biggest difference to your energy bill, focus on the areas that are using the most energy. Click on each technology to see the actions you should start with. We've included up to 5 actions for each technology, and you can get the full list when you download your report. If you've already taken a particular action, you can deselect it from the list.

Energy management recommendations

Good energy management isn't just about technology. A large part of your energy use will be in the hands of the people you work with. Having clear direction from the top and the support of your staff will make a big difference to your bill - and to the emissions your business produces. Here are some improvements you can make to planning and policies, targeting and involving staff.

Your energy management report

Download your report to get all of the results and the full list of recommendations from this session in a PDF.

Your energy plan template

The energy plan template is an editable Word document which includes sample policies and suggestions which you can edit and customise to create your own plan.

Disclaimer - The Energy Management Journey tool produces an unofficial, indicative score which can help you compare your business's energy management performance against other businesses which have also used this tool.  The unofficial score provided by this tool is an estimate of your energy management performance, using the best available energy end-use data, and data from Energy NZ.  For a full, tailored set of recommendations, contact one of EECA BUSINESS's expert Programme Partners. You can find them in our Funding & Support pages.

Energy end use database - EECA website