As part of our mission to help UK businesses reduce their carbon footprint, we offer SMEs free energy-efficient lighting audits.
When Oakwell Commercials, vehicle maintenance and repairs garage in Manchester, took up our offer their lighting was best described as “a little dingy”; being made up of both incandescent and fluorescent fittings. We demonstrated there were improvements plus cash and energy savings to be made.
Step One – Complete a Site Audit
We offered Oakwell a free site audit and submitted a business proposal to demonstrate savings from the recommended upgrade; replacing existing lighting with the appropriate LED fittings.
Our calculations showed they could achieve a Savings Percentage of 72.84% per year on their electricity bills.
Step Two – Funding and Finance
Greenlite arranged the finance to fund the complete installation, in addition, the customer qualified for The Carbon Trust Green Business Fund who were able to contribute 15% toward the cost of the project. In effect, Oakwell Commercials’ new lighting scheme would pay for itself and they would effectively be ‘cash positive’ from day one.
Step Three – The Installation
The installation was completed in 3 days by one of our in-house installation teams causing minimal disruption to Oakwell’s working activities.