To paraphrase Mark Twain on the weather, everyone talks about climate change, but nobody does anything about it.
No Hot Air Energy Procurement Services is an energy consultancy unlike any other. No Hot Air means a low carbon world but also underlines our feeling that most companies are paying too much money for too much information for energy advice. Paradoxically this information overload actually delivers prices higher than they could be. Intervening in energy markets causes costs, whereas understanding and managing them reduces costs. We aim to provide clear thinking on business energy. If you like the unconventional wisdom seen in these pages get in touch.
No Hot Air is all about using and buying energy today and in the future – not the past. It’s a new era and there’s a new spirit out there. No Hot Air not only means a low carbon future – it’s also about removing the layers of (expensive) hot air surrounding energy purchasing and consumption.
NHO believes that in energy, less is more. Less time, less money, less hot air equal greater results for your business and the planet. We also believe less is more in energy consultancy fees: our fee structure is less than 1% of annual spend.
We aim to have a service rolled out in the next few months that will enable all business users of whatever size to access all products, but for now we can only advise energy users with an approximate annual spend >£500K. Please don’t hesitate to contact us to register interest whatever size consumption you have.
No Hot Air is published by Nick Grealy who has 15 year experience in the UK gas industry at supplier, buyer and consultant level. I have a track record of managing all size of end users from chip shops to steel mills. My most recent experience has been managing gas, and later telecoms for the UK National Health Service, where I delivered savings of over £200M over seven years.
Going forward, I want to roll out energy information services to all level of gas and power end users. That starts here, reclaiming the energy narrative from those who have a vested interest in herding end users into thinking that the only way for energy price is up.
The UK energy narrative needs to be updated to reflect reality. The coming impact of low prices means that fixed price contracts are the worst option. Ensuring energy prices only insures increased costs,not only in the actual price, but in how people pay for energy advice.
NHO is not aimed exclusively at energy buyers. We are for any energy payers. Let’s face it most people, even in business, pay the gas and electric bill and that’s it. But that approach is getting expensive and not only in P/L terms. Today any company that uses less energy, and can prove it, has a lower carbon footprint which is a growing competitive advantage. Imagine that: a competitive advantage that you don’t pay anything for. How good is that? It gets better: using less energy obviously costs less. Straight to the bottom line, with only a very short stop at GO.
We’re aimed at the eighty per cent of business people who want to do the right thing. We’re also aimed at the eighty per cent who don’t feel informed enough about their carbon footprint, have little if any idea of what their actual energy use is and realise that life is more complex than stereotypes of tree-huggers or motor-heads.
We don’t do preach, there’s enough of that going on. We simply lay out information and let you decide based on twenty-first century realities, not yesterday’s fallacies. Look around you. Tomorrow is already here.
We don’t have a crystal ball on what’s going to happen in energy. On the other hand, no one needs to cross our palm with huge quantities of silver. Less is more for your bottom line.
Instead of the last word on the same old same old, read the first word on the new.
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