The BESS &
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Benchmarking and Energy management Schemes in SMEs

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Welcome to the European website for energy efficiency in Small and Medium Sized Enterpises!


Are you a small or medium sized enterprise? Then you are probably interested in how to:

  • Be competitive
  • Improve your profit
  • Reduce your energy bill
  • Improve your energy efficiency

Then go for (Ex)BESS Energy Management for SMEs!

With the (Ex)BESS webbased toolkit you can do it! And while you are at it: dare to compare your energy efficiency to other European colleagues and join the (EX)BESS benchmarking scheme!

Click here to get going immediately. Or contact us for further information.



Latest news:

  • Companies that have used the (Ex)BESS toolkit in the pilot phase, have reported savings on energy consumption varying between 1% and 7%!
  • 95% of the respondents to the evaluation value the toolkit as useful, and 54% is going to continue using it in the future.


Expanding BESS started in September 2007 and is the sequel to BESS (Benchmarking and Energy Management Schemes for SMEs). SME sectors currently involved are food & drink, textile, laundries and breweries. Over 100 companies allready use the tools to improve their energy efficiency!





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