Energy efficiency at work
In today's competitive business environment, successful businesses are those making efficient use of energy and resources, driving their costs down.
We provide support and advice to businesses who are making a commitment to improving their environmental performance and tackling climate change.
Enhanced Capital Allowance
The Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) was introduced in 2001 to encourage business to invest in low-carbon, energy-saving equipment. The scheme provides 100% first-year capital allowances on investments in energy-saving equipment against taxable profits of the period of investment.
Salix Finance provides interest free funding for UK public sector organisations to accelerate investment in energy efficiency technologies.
Banks also provide finance for projects to reduce energy consumption as part of their normal corporate lending. Contact your bank for more information.
RE:FIT (formerly Buildings Energy Efficiency Programme) is a Greater London Authority programme that offers public sector organisations a cost neutral way of reducing energy use in their buildings.
Other useful links
There are a number of useful organisations and websites that can offer advice and support on how you can reduce the environmental impact of your business.
Advice and guidance on reducing your energy use and information on interest free loads and grants available for energy improvements.
This is a free support programme specifically for businesses in the construction, property management and green building products sectors. It offers advice, guidance and workshops about energy efficiency retrofit markets to help businesses improve their chances of securing contracts or access government-backed funding initiatives.
Information for Thames Water business customers on how to become more water efficient.
Free online tool to assess your water related business risks.
Information on reducing waste and using resources more sustainably.
EU guidance on sustainable procurement.