Back to basics: Saving energy and money in your business this winter

Reduce Electricity Usage in your Swindon Business

Many businesses underestimate how much electricity they use on a month by month basis as well as how much they could save if they were to be more energy efficient.

Investing to save cash energy wise is growing in popularity among businesses, this week we’ve included some suggestions that will help owners save money and create a more pleasant working environment out of a few simple investments.

 

Timer Switches

With the best will in the world, all of us are guilty of forgetting to switch off certain electrical equipment at the end of the day. Did you know that even just a computer monitor left on overnight can waste enough electricity to laser print 500 pages?

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Is your computer network protected?

Computer Network Safe

The recent news about the TalkTalk cyber-attack is a serious reminder of how essential it is to ensure your IT network is sufficiently protected from anyone wishing to cause any harm.

This sort of event has a sweeping impact across all aspects of a business, from emotional impact to the company’s reputation. TalkTalk’s shares have dropped to their lowest price since 2013 and almost every business these days holds some form of confidential information about their customers.

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Commercial: Do I need PAT Testing?

PAT

Providing a safe environment for your team and your customers is essential if you are running your own business. It’s important because it’s a legal requirement as part of your Health and Safety policy to make sure all of your electrical appliances within your premises are PAT Tested.

 

If you can answer yes to any of the questions below, then you need PAT testing:

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What’s the difference?

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People can often misunderstand the difference between an electrical contractor and an electrician, including the differences in qualifications and ability.

It’s easy to think of ‘buzz words’ used in many different industries, but these aren’t buzz words; the difference between the two is purely professional. Read more