While smart meters won’t reduce the amount of energy your business uses, installing one will enable you to better understand your energy usage and identify areas in which you can make changes that will benefit your business.
With the average business estimated to waste approximately 20% of the energy it purchases, the savings you make from a smart meter can run up to hundreds of pounds. Smart monitoring also enables to you to receive more accurate gas and electricity bills. Smart monitoring has two main benefits:
- You can avoid being overcharged by your energy supplier which can happen if you do not provide your supplier with regular energy readings.
- Secondly, by knowing more accurately how much you are paying for your energy, you can better predict your monthly bills – helping you to avoid any nasty surprises.
Finally, the government have recently announced new targets regarding smart meters. They are working alongside energy providers to introduce smart meters to all domestic users, and this will no doubt eventually be rolled out to all business energy users. By choosing to get ahead of the game, you can start to reap the benefits before your competitors, as well as avoid any future hassle.
By choosing to have a smart meter installed in your place of work, you are making a big step towards becoming a more energy-efficient business, and with plenty of customers now conscious of environmental impact, choosing to go green can really help set you apart from your competitors. If you wish to learn more about what a smart meter can do for your business, simply contact your existing energy supplier and ask them for more details. Easily and quickly installed, you will be benefiting from a smart meter with the minimum of fuss.