Energy prices are likely to continue rising – 60 per cent of clubs surveyed (from a sample size of 45 clubs in 2011) confirmed that their energy bills have risen to a point where it causes their operation significant financial stress.
It is therefore essential that clubs take proactive steps to reduce their energy consumption, where possible. Understanding your energy consumption will help you to address this, for more information please see our guide to “Understanding Your Energy Consumption” which you can download as a PDF below:
There are a number of simple ways in which clubs can save energy, to learn more, have a look at our “Top Tips for Saving Energy” guide below:
Top Tips for Saving Energy (317 KB)
If there is a specific area you would like to know more about, there are a series of online resources which provides more information.
The Pavilions & Clubhouses Micro Site provides useful information on:
- the use of natural light using means such as sun scoops
- improving energy efficiency through enhanced roof & wall insulation and/or glazing
Boilers and Hot Water Systems
A significant proportion of energy use in the club house is for heating water, take a look at our guide on “Boilers and Hot Water Systems” for more information below:
Boilers and hot water systems (163 KB)