Coombe Manor conference centre

Problem

Stubbornly high energy bills, especially on fuel oil for heating.

Solution

Staff switch-off campaign cut bills by 25%, even against rapidly rising tariffs.

Results

Annual £40,000 bill for fuel-oil and electricity of dropped to £30,000.

Benefits

Minimal cost to implement. Very little management time needed (busy year, so none of other suggested measures implemented. Heavy staff involvement made it their achievement.

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