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Recycling your lightbulbs

Written on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 in Energy. No Comments

Energy efficient light bulbs can save you money and help the environment by using less electricity. They also don’t need to be replaced as often as less efficient bulbs which means reducing your quantity of waste too. But the question is, how should your bulbs be disposed of? Can they be recycled? Where should they […]

Stabilising Oil Prices

Written on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 in Business Energy, Domestic Energy, Energy News, News, Oil. No Comments

There is evidence that oil prices are stabilising and could even begin to rise again, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said. Earlier this month the IEA said that lower oil output in the US and other countries was helping to curb the glut in the supply of oil. The increase in supply from Iran has also […]

The Lighting Low-Down

Written on Monday, March 7th, 2016 in Business Energy, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Saving Tips. No Comments

Getting lighting right is important for the energy efficiency of a building and the well-being of its occupants. Up to 60% of a building’s electricity use can be accounted for by lighting, which makes it one of the quickest and easiest ways to save energy and money, while the right level and quality of light […]

2016 – The year of your energy reduction!

Written on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 in Energy. No Comments

We can’t believe it’s nearly March! 2016 has already been a busy year for us at Ivy Link Partnership. We’ve been working countrywide to deliver energy saving programmes, including: Lighting replacement Staff training Auditing Installing building management systems and controls Once we have completed energy audits for clients, the information gives a clear and un-biased evaluation of […]

Tips for Saving Energy in the Workplace

Written on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in Business Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Saving Tips. No Comments

Part of making your workplace more environmentally conscious and friendly lies in the building itself. You can make suggestions about how to improve electricity conservation, water usage, and even furniture sources. We’ve put together some top tips for savings energy and money! Heating Ensure temperatures are set at no more than 19°C in office and […]

Energy efficient lighting – the LED way.

Written on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 in Energy. No Comments

Thinking of switching your business bulbs to LED? Maybe questioning if the effort, costs and changes are worth it? LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are solid light bulbs which are extremely energy efficient. When first developed, LEDs were limited to single bulb use in applications such as christmas lights. Manufacturers have expanded the application of LEDs by […]

SME’s are wasting millions of pounds every year, failing to make basic energy cuts

Written on Friday, January 8th, 2016 in Business Energy, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy News, Featured. No Comments

With a little education and some small changes, you can make a big difference to your energy usage and importantly, the bottom line. Managing Director of Ivy Link Partnership, Martyn Wilkinson, explains further. “You might not realise the big impact you can make with some small changes. It has been estimated that big businesses across […]

Is your New Years Resolution to save money on power?

Written on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 in Domestic Energy, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Saving Tips, News. No Comments

If it’s not, it should be! New year, new energy supplier! All the best deals are now fixed tariffs that lock in cheaper power. So why wait? Energy experts are advising consumers that the New Year is the perfect time to obtain a cheaper gas and electricity deal. According to MoneySuperMarket, the average energy user […]

Monitor and Manage

Written on Monday, November 23rd, 2015 in Business Energy, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Featured. No Comments

Monitoring and managing your energy consumption goes a long way to improving your energy consumption and reducing your costs, but knowing how to and where to adapt your existing technology accordingly is often the key to this working effectively. Meters Automated Meter Reading (AMR) highlights energy efficiency opportunities and savings and eliminates issues associated with […]