BeMS 101 – Internal Or External Management?

Should you pay for someone else to monitor and manage your energy systems to save you money? I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist and we’re talking about #SaveEnergySaveMoney. Ok, let’s start with a simple question – Do you feel that you have the knowledge to tune a car so that it runs smoothly in all situations. If you don’t have …

Evangelist Talks Mar 21 – It’s Hard To Change?

Hi folks, Today we are talking about “Why Is It So Hard To Change?” But, seeing as it’s St Patrick’s Day anyone who tells me where my friendly leprechaun is hiding in the video today can claim a pint of Guinness next time we meet. All you have to do is email me on Jon.Mullen@EnergyPriceSaver.com, or make a comment (but …

BeMS 101 – Maintenance On Your Systems

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist and we’re talking about #SaveEnergySaveMoney. Today we’re looking at maintenance. But this is maintenance of heating systems where more than 50% of your costs are used for space heating. So if your boiler or water pumps are inefficient then every time you turn on a tap you will be washing money down …

BeMS 101 – Audit Your Systems

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist and we’re talking about #SaveEnergySaveMoney. It’s a new month and we’re looking at Building Energy Management Systems ( or let’s call it BeMS instead). The biggest reason you should be interested in this is when companies such as Marks and Sparks have been able to save 34% off their energy consumption over …

Evangelist Talks Mar 21 – Building Energy Management Systems

Welcome to the Mar 21 edition of The Evangelist Talks. I’m Jon Mullen The Energy Evangelist I’m Laura Short The Queen of Green@Heart We’re talking about Building Energy Management Systems because you can save 20 or 30% off your energy bills! Is this something which is of interest to you? Last month – We were talking about purchasing energy and …

Purchasing Energy 101 – Can I Get A Reduced Tax Rate On Energy?

  Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Your business might qualify for a 5% discount rate on business energy if it meets one of 3 requirements:- – It is a charitable or non-profit organisation? But you will have to provide a registered charity number to qualify for this. – You use at least 60% of your energy for …

And You Thought Electric Vans And Cars Were Expensive?

  Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist, and I’ve just been looking at all the grants which you can get for an electric van or car in your business. Let me give you a quick list:- EV Typical mileage costs of 2p/mile (as compared to 14p/mile for petrol/diesel). This could pay your monthly lease costs! EV Car grant …

Purchasing Energy 101 – Green Energy

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. Today we’re talking about green energy. There has been a lot of confusion and vague definitions about what can be described as green energy. However, there are also a lot of purists who say that you will never receive green energy because you are not directly connected to the supplier. Let me …

Purchasing Energy 101 – Purchasing Solutions

  Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist.  Today we’re talking about the frustration of dealing with suppliers. This past week I’ve had 2 clients who work in the care industry. Most of the problems are based around knowing the process of the suppliers when making changes. Every supplier has their own little foibles, and this is where the …

Purchasing Energy 101 – Switching Providers

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. It’s a new month and we’re talking about purchasing energy. So where do we start? Obviously it has to start with switching providers. For a domestic energy user this can be accomplished easily through online providers such as MoneySupermarket or USwitch, but there are lots of pitfalls even at this simple level. …