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Business Energy Use in the UK

BRITISH GAS BUSINESS ENERGY USE IN THE UK YOUR BUSINESS ENERGY What makes you choose an energy supplier? 0% 25% 50% Brand name 29% Customer recommendations 37% Value for money 49% Customer service 18% Energy sources 8% None of the above 12% What do you think uses the most energy? 0% 25% 50% Commercial kitchen appliances 13% Boiler 17% Electricity 37% Poor insulation 16% None of the above 15% Which energy-saving measures are currently used in your business? 0% 25% 50% Solar Photovoltaic Panels 28% Smart meter 33% Solar thermal panels 19% Energy saving light-bulbs 24% None of the above 22% 75% Would stick with their suppplier BUSINESS ENERGY SAVINGS What do you think are the most important points to consider when buying a new appliance for your business? 44% of 18 - 24 year olds considered energy efficiency as the most important factor when buying a new appliance. 25 - 34 35 - 44 45 - 54 55+ 41% 37% 37% 30% Male Female 50% Compared to 50% of women 40% of men said 50% saving money would make them improve business energy 40% effiency 0% It turns out older respondents valued energy efficiency less. REGIONAL BUSINESS COSTS Which area of your business costs you the most? Across the UK, 50% of SMES spend the most on employees. Technology was the biggest cost for 19%, energy for 18%, and premises for 11%. 18% Technology 61% Employees Scotland 11% Energy 5%, 5% Premises 26% Other 24% Technology Technology North East Northern Ireland 41% 47% Employees Employees 19% 18% Energy Energy 12% 15% Premises Premises 14% Technology 9% Technology West Midlands 58% Employees 22% Energy 24% 23% Technology 50% Wales Energy Employees 5% Premises 17% 46% London 2% 19% Premises Employees Other Energy 23% 1% 10% Technology 13% Other Premises Technology 53% 10% 17% 45% South West Employees South East Energy Energy Employees 18% 16% 5% Premises Premises Other 63% Want more info from energy companies For help & advice on making your business energy simple, please visit our website: http://www.britishgas.co.uk/business/smarter-working/energy-made-simple/

Business Energy Use in the UK

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An infographic showing businesses and their energy use in the UK

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