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Become more sustainable with your heating and cooling settings

Support provided by Visit Scotland

What does this involve?

VisitScotland has created the sustainable tourism fact sheet: heating and cooling settings. It supports Scottish tourism and hospitality businesses to manage energy more efficiently.

Heating can account for more than 40% of total energy use. Depending on which system you use, controlling your heating can save 5 to 15% of fuel consumption.

This guide has advice on:

  • appropriate temperatures throughout your building(s)
  • set heating systems to the right temperatures
  • Thermostatic Radiator Valves
  • wall / room thermostats
  • using time controls in terms of your occupancy and requirements
  • reviewing your controls

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

This is aimed at tourism and hospitality businesses.

How long does this take?

It takes around 4 minutes to read the article.

Next steps

Visit the VisitScotland website to read the guide.

Support provided by Visit Scotland