Reducing Small Business Electricity & Gas Costs for Garages

Small businesses like garages and mechanics, that use a lot of machinery and power tools to carry out their daily duties, can build up a hefty electricity costs and gas bills but you can change that. There are a plenty of opportunities for your garage to reduce its energy consumption and utility bills.

At Simply Business Energy, we are here to support you in cutting down your energy usage and help your business save money. Follow these simple steps to start reducing your garage’s business energy prices and save money on your utility bills over time.

Control Your Equipment Usage

Closely monitoring and controlling your appliance and equipment usage can help your garage save money on electricity costs. The following actions can make a huge difference:

Audit.Auditing how much electricity is used by your electrical appliances can help you find new opportunities for saving energy. Through auditing your equipment and machinery, you can see anomalies that can be turned into advantages.

  • Perhaps there is a piece of equipment that is left switched on constantly.
  • A machine could be faulty or not operating at the best of its abilities. Simple maintenance could fix any errors immediately and ultimately reduce energy usage.
  • Is every single piece of equipment required for your garage to operate efficiently? It could be as simple as getting rid of machinery that’s obsolete and no longer of any use to your business.

Use Energy Saving Plugs.As well as making your workplace safer, using energy saving plugs can help you effectively cut down on your business electricity bills as this allows you to remotely turn off all your electrical appliances.

Switch It Off.Consider turning off appliances when they are not being used is another fantastic way to save money on your garage’s electricity bills.


Use Energy Saving Bulbs.Straightaway, changing your current light bulbs to energy saving light bulbs will result in significant reductions in your electricity consumption, which will also bring great cuts to your small business energy bills.

Sensors.Installing motion detectors or timer lighting can make sure you’re not leaving lights on when you don’t need them.

Take Advantage of Natural Light.Weather permitting, you can work outside, breathe some fresh air and save money on lighting.

Air Conditioning, Heating & Ventilation

Management System.Implementing a management system for your air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems will give you better control over these utilities and help you more easily monitor your energy usage overall. So you’re less likely to waste energy which will help you to further reduce your energy bills.

Insulation.Just like your home, installing double glazing to better insulate your garage’s windows can help stop heat from escaping and reduce your energy consumption.

Contact our friendly team today to find out how your garage can benefit from choosing the right energy supplier. Compare business gas and electricity prices on our website to help you get the best rates for your business.

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