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Energy efficiency at work

See how we can help your business access information and funding to help you improve your energy efficiency.

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

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.


Carbon Trust

Advice and guidance on reducing your energy use and information on interest free loads and grants available for energy improvements. 

Retrofit London

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.


Thames Water

Information for Thames Water business customers on how to become more water efficient.

WWF Water Risk Filter

Free online tool to assess your water related business risks. 



Information on reducing waste and using resources more sustainably.

Sustainable procurement


EU guidance on sustainable procurement. 


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