What can you do to influence your company culture, systems and processes to improve the success of future business case proposals for energy efficiency projects?
Three strategies that lead to success are frequently mentioned by practitioners, and these are shown in the diagram below. Click on each box to get more information about why the action is important and how it can help you to be successful. You will also find relevant quotes and links to case studies that demonstrate how each of the actions has been implemented in practice.
What you need to know
Monitor, verify and promote successful projects – Successful projects can provide you with an important internal marketing tool. Monitor, verify and promote them to build awareness and to demonstrate what is possible.
Regularly brief management on energy risks and opportunities – Energy prices, legislation and other business risks and opportunities are dynamic. Regular communication with management and other stakeholders can help keep energy efficiency on the agenda.
Streamline and adapt project approval processes – If you find that the decision-making processes in your organisation are limiting your ability to access funding for energy efficiency projects, consider how you can improve the process.