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Reducing your business’s emissions

Take steps towards carbon footprint reduction

Make CO2 reduction simple with Flogas

At Flogas, we understand business. We know reducing your carbon footprint can not only cut your overheads — it’s also a central part of your corporate social responsibility.

From energy-saving tips to slash your usage right through to cleaner off-grid fuels to lessen your impact, we’ve got you covered.

Did you know: part of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy is focused on helping businesses to minimise their carbon footprint? Find out what it could mean for you here.

Top tips to reduce your business emissions

Top tips to reduce your business emissions

Consider your transport emissions

Extra miles can be a major contributor to your carbon footprint. Flying less frequently and taking public transport can really help. Introducing video conferencing or a working from home policy could make it easier.

Take control of your controls

Reducing your building’s temperature by a small amount could deliver serious carbon reductions on a commercial scale. In fact, in premises with well-controlled systems, heating fuel consumption is up to 30% lower.*

* Source: Carbon Trust

Find out what emissions savings you could achieve by switching from oil to gas…
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2. Your savings
When switching from to LPG* you could save up to…
  • KG CO2% savings
  • NOx% savings
  • PM% savings
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*Calculations based on provided amount of in comparison with the equivalent for LPG to generate the savings estimates.

UK Government Greenhouse Gas Conversion Factors 2018

WLPGA

National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory – Emissions Factor database 2016

Abbreviations: Nitrous Oxide (NOx). Particulate Matter (PM). Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

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Invest in smarter technology

From energy-efficient LED lightbulbs right through to smart meters or even an integrated building management system, choosing the right tech could help slash your usage and your emissions.

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Engage your staff

Sometimes, some basic behavioural change is all it takes. Encouraging or rewarding staff to build better habits (like switching off lights and equipment when not in use) can help with CO2 reduction.

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Wise up to waste

At a commercial level, scaling back waste makes a huge difference. Recycling more, using food waste bins in canteens, printing less or introducing a plastic-free office are all effective carbon-reduction initiatives.

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Plug any gaps

From repairing leaky window frames through to installing double-glazing or better insulation, there’s plenty businesses can do to fight heat loss. And for a small commercial premises, pay-back for draught-proofing is usually under five years.*

* Source: Carbon Trust

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Check your systems

It’s a good idea to get your business’s heating system checked over regularly to make sure it’s operating properly. Servicing and maintenance make sure everything’s working as efficiently as it should.

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Switch your off-grid energy supply

Still relying on oil or solid fuel? You could achieve a significant carbon emissions reduction just by switching to LPG. LPG is a lower-carbon alternative to oil and coal, with an emission intensity approximately 20% and 30 - 40% lower respectively.**

**Source: Greenhouse gas reporting: conversion factors 2019 - BEIS

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