ENERGY efficiency is being promoted in the workplace this summer.

The Big Switch Off is a nationwide campaign to encourage staff in businesses across the UK to turn off all their office equipment before leaving to enjoy the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Businesses waste over £1 billion of energy every year which has a massive impact.

Gordon Parsons, Managing Director at npower business explains: 'Small changes can make a huge difference.'

Businesses can pledge their support to the Big Switch Off and get further advice and practical tips on how to keep cool and increase energy efficiency this summer by logging on to