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Billions up in smoke

UK firms waste hundreds of millions of pounds every year by failing to recognise the full benefits of energy efficiency according to a new report from the Carbon Trust. The Trust says Financial Directors undervalue the financial returns of energy savig measures such as upgrades to heating and lighting systems, costing UK firms £1.6 billion each year. The Business of Energy Efficiency Report says that returns on energy efficiency investments are 48%.

http://www.carbontrust.co.uk/news/news/press-centre2010/2010/Pages/UK-businesses-energy-efficiency.aspx