What Is An Energy Audit?

What Is An Energy Audit?

In 2022, corporations are under more pressure than ever to do their bit for the environment. With energy management legislation meaning that organisations desperately need to decrease carbon emissions and protect natural resources, an energy audit is the first step towards fulfilling your corporate social responsibilities. Based in the UK and with years of experience in the industry, we pride ourselves on offering a friendly local service. Working closely with clients, we help them increase their energy efficiency by up to 50%.

Continue reading to learn more about energy audits, and whether a commercial energy audit could help to improve your energy efficiency.

The Basics

From small startups to multinational corporations, for those companies looking to minimise their energy waste and spot new opportunities to improve energy efficiency, energy audits are a great place to start. An energy audit is a thorough inspection that will help you make large savings on your energy bills. Though there are many different kinds of energy audits available, at Spray Foam Tech Ltd we will review your energy efficiency based on energy consumption and heat loss, then give you guidance on simple steps to help reduce costs, while not reducing the energy flow of your business.

How Does An Energy Audit Work?

Looking at how your energy is being used can highlight the areas that may need correcting. An energy audit is particularly useful for showing you what could be improved within your corporation to maintain energy efficiency. Energy auditors use infrared cameras as an important tool. The photos taken by the cameras use various colours to show surface temperature differences, and these differences can help the auditor recognise drafts or areas of heat loss within a building.

The Importance Of An Energy Audit

While making a drastic change in your energy consumption, it is also possible to identify energy cost savings by exploring your options. Also well worth mentioning is the importance of keeping employees comfortable in their work space. An energy audit can help you to identify heat loss and potentially create a more comfortable working environment should the audit be followed up with.

Is An Energy Audit Right For Me?

Many large businesses must carry out energy audits as a legal requirement, however small businesses should also take the time to do one.There is certainly the opportunity to save money in the process, with research identifying that small businesses in The UK are missing out on £7.7bn per year because they lack efficient energy measures. An energy audit is just one of the ways in which you can refine your energy efficiency, with a range of services available.

At Spray Foam Tech Ltd we have worked on thousands of different projects with Roofing Companies, Architects, Builders, Developers, residential and commercial properties, with over 20 years of experience across the industry. Want to learn more about our services? Don’t hesitate to contact us today!