Did you know over 25% of customers will charge their phone in your bar?

Pubs and Bars can end up spending thousands each year on energy bills. Have you looked at how to smartly reduce your energy costs and save time understanding your bills?

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Do You Know How To Save On Energy In Your Pub?

Your customer is King! You know it and we know it.
But are you spending more than you should on energy? And can you save money through smarter energy use?
You should certainly read this guide written by the guys from Andy's Pub in Monaghan Calling Time On Waste

WE CAN HELP. Just upload a bill for our free smart energy assessment.

Energy costs have risen significantly in recent years and the plethora of ways energy is used in pubs and bars has likewise exploded. Most pubs and bars only keep a watching brief on their energy bills but this is leading to many missing out on cost savings and carbon reductions.

Where Do Pubs Use Energy?

A typical bar or pub uses energy in a range of different areas. Usage can vary considerably depending on location, services provided and whether energy efficiency measures have been put in place. Below is a typical breakdown of where energy is used in a pub with catering facilities and a non-seasonal customer base.
Typical Pub Energy Use Pie Chart
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Heating generally accounts for most of the energy consumption in pubs and bars. But, it does not always account for the majority of costs. Why? Gas used for heating is typically three time cheaper than electricity. So if you use a lot of electricity for lighting this could be where most of your energy costs go.

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The types of lighting and how it is used in pubs and bars can have an enormous effect on your energy bills. A cheap light bulb costing less than £1 or €1, might end up costing you ten times that per year. So the first thing to consider is can you get an LED or CFL bulb for a reasonable price.

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Most Pubs and Bars realise that most of their products sold require cooling and chilling but many do not know how savings can be achieved quickly and easily.

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More and more pubs and bars are offering food and dining as part of their service offerings. But some simple tips can eliminate energy waste in these areas.

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Hot Water

Hot water is used primarily in bathrooms. But many pubs and bars will keep their hot water supply on constantly, despite most usage during peak times such as lunch or evening time.

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Other Appliances

Do you allow patrons to plug in their mobile phones? Don’t worry, typically these do not use much but other appliances such as outdoor heaters do. So tackle these areas first.

How Much Am I Spending

Our fast, friendly analysis gives you an estimate of how much you are likely to spend over the next 5 years on energy. This gives you a nice starting point for validating any energy efficiency investments. You’ll also get a monthly breakdown of how much you spend and on what areas.

Am I Getting A Good Price

Less than 20% of businesses change their supplier annually. If you are getting a good tariff rate, this is not a problem, but most businesses who have not switched in the past 2 years typically are paying over 5% more than their competitors. We’ll ask if you’d like us to check the market for better prices and we can show the expected cost savings based on your previous usage.

Can I Eliminate Energy Waste

Businesses hate waste. Pubs and bars are no exception. Most pubs that have never looked at simple energy management can expect savings of 5-10% on their energy use. Our platform helps identify the areas of waste typically found, including heating left on in warm periods, lighting left on throughout the night and unnesessary equipment left running.