Lighting and building controls top UK firms 2016 energy efficiency investment plans

ees_energystThe Directors’ Energy Report suggests energy efficiency is moving up the corporate agenda.

Lighting, building controls and behaviour change initiatives are priority energy efficiency investments for UK firms in 2016. According to a poll of 51 directors and senior managers carried out by The Energyst, 93% of firms plan to implement energy efficiency measures in the next 12 months.

Energy efficient lighting looks set to be the most popular measure, with 79% stating they will invest in new kit. Building controls and behaviour change (both 53%) were followed by on-site generation (42%), demand response/reduction (37%) and HVAC investments (29%), according to those polled.