Environmental Policy for UK Franchise Businesses
With the environment becoming a critical issue for consumers across the world, the franchise business should be capitalising on this increasing trend and ample client base. The potential franchise business opportunities may range from useful business services to the business of providing cleaner homes and other items to the public.
Nevertheless, in all kinds of franchise businesses, the need of the hour is energy efficiency that can save thousands of pounds in the longer period in the UK. Energy efficiency can be obtained through the installation of better equipments and by taking appropriate measures such as all electricity products must be kept switched off when not in use.
In the last 30 years, a majority of franchisors have been found capitalising largely on the growing demand for eco-friendly products and services. They provide sufficient training to their franchisees to enable them to keep a track record of all factual, testing and historical data and transfer the same to staff members who can then analyse the data and identify problematic areas through their expertise.
As per the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor pollutant levels are between two and five times bigger as compared to outdoor levels. Conditions such as Asthma are often caused due to bad air quality. Air quality is a major factor behind almost 50 illnesses, EPA further points out.
Franchises also incorporate services such as filtering problem water, conditioning hard water, converting ordinary tap water into healthy drinking water and delivering healthy water to homes. With an environmental policy at place, the company conforms to specific standards and controls, including the use of certain amount of renewable energy.