Energy Efficiency

Reduced carbon emissions, lower energy bills, changing government legislation: all these factors mean energy efficient goods and services are in more demand than ever.

The energy and utility sector is leading the field in developing new energy efficient techniques and technologies. The industry will be instrumental in helping the UK meets its goal of an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050.

A wide variety of professions exist across all of the sector’s industries

The industry

Energy efficiency is high on the agenda of all the major energy and utility companies. The focus is on improving energy efficiency and developing greener, cleaner appliances, equipment and controls.

More information on employers involved in energy efficiency.

Some of the jobs

  • Cavity wall and loft insulation installer
  • Solid wall insulation installer
  • Solar electricity installer
  • Solar hot water installer
  • Domestic energy assessor
  • Energy manager
  • Microgeneration installer
  • Gas engineer
  • Boiler installer
  • Energy analyst
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Sales representative
  • Project manager
  • Energy efficiency software engineer
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning installer
  • Plumber
  • Electrician

And many, many more.

Next steps…

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You can also find out more about the Energy Efficiency industry from the trade association websites highlighted in the related links section on this page, or by visiting any of the following websites: