In recent years, the rising cost of energy has had a real impact on many businesses. By investing in energy efficient equipment and machinery, vets can immediately reduce operating expenses and improve profit margins.
Energy Cut is a website developed by Do Something! that provides energy efficiency tools and guidance material to help businesses reduce operational energy costs and save money. Energy cut has developed a case study about how Parap Veterinary Clinic (Opens in a new window PDF 3.6 MB) has been able to save more than $400 per month by replacing their old air conditioner with a more energy efficient model.
Do Something! has developed resources to help vets and other small businesses to reduce their energy use including the Energy Cut book and an Energy Bills Savings Calculator.
- The 20 Step Guide to Cutting Energy Bills in Your Business – The Energy Cut book is free to download. It provides a guide on how businesses can reduce their energy use.
- Energy Cut resources – A series of tips sheets, presentations and an energy plan template.
- Energy Bills Savings Calculator – A tool to help you calculate your total spend every year on electricity, gas and fuel. It will also estimate how much money you can save.
See the Energy Cut website for more information on energy efficiency for vets.