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Efficiency by system

Compressed air

Delivering the best outcome for your business requires a whole-systems approach to the design, installation, operation and maintenance of your compressed air system.

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HVAC

Ensuring HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) systems are well designed for operational needs, and adopted measures to improve efficient operations such as correct zoning, fitted with economisers and/or heat exchangers, installing timers andsensors, and adjusting temperatures can reduce energy consumption of HVAC equipment by up to 40 per cent.

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Lighting

Lighting is responsible for a significant proportion of a business’s energy use and operating costs, accounting for around 10–25 per cent of the electricity bills for many businesses.

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Motors, pumps and fans

Potential energy savings in pump and fan systems can be as much as 50 per cent through improved efficiency in operation, configuration of the equipment and optimisation of the system as a whole.

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Packaging

For many businesses, packaging can account for a considerable proportion of operating costs. However there are many ways in which a business can reduce the cost of packaging and packaging waste.

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Refrigeration

Refrigeration systems consume large amounts of electricity and depending on the industry can be responsible for up to 85 per cent of a business’s total energy consumption.

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Steam hot water and heating

Steam generation systems have been shown to account for 34 per cent of all energy used in production and process heating systems and can account for 17 per cent of total industrial energy use.

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