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EREK database of resource efficiency

Measures, Technologies and Good Practices

Do you want to know how much different measures and technological solutions would cost and how much money and resources they can save for your business? This database offers such data in a concise and comprehensive format.

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Fleet management software

Fleet management software helps organisations (public and private) streamline operations relating to their fleet of vehicles, from vehicle acquisition through maintenance to disposal. The main...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Waste management and recycling
Resources:
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 8-25% 0.08 - 0.5 Year(s)
Technology

Energy efficient cars

A comparison of a conventional car with an energy efficient one delivered positive results. The environmentally friendly car was the same model as the conventional car (gasoline-powered, efficiency...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 10-12% 0.5 - 1 Year(s)
Good practice

Smarter transport logistics with driver behaviour...

Track and trace paves way to better driving Software to track and train drivers boosts flet management efficiency Fuel economy improved by 11 % Fuel wasted through idling reduced by 68 % Scotia Gas...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 10-12% 0.5 Year(s)
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Fleet management optimisation

Managing commercial fleets of cars, vans, trucks, trailers and specialised vehicles used for work purposes is a time-consuming and resource-intensive task. Fleet management covers a range of...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 7-15 % 0.5 - 1.5 Year(s)
Good practice

Leasing opportunities for seldom-used vehicles in Germany

The German army leaseplan... Reduction of the commercial vehicle fleet from 29 000 to 20 000 vehicles Modernised fleet (average age 2-3 years) has a positive impact on environmental sustainability...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 18-20% 2 - 3 Year(s)
Good practice

FuelGood driver training

Eco-driving feels good 200 organisations have been trained under the FuelGood programme to date Average fuel savings of 15 % on the day of the training Trained drivers are also safer, easier on...
Sector / Industry:
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 1-15% 0 Year(s)
Good practice

Professional training promotes safer, more efficient driving...

Driving like a pro 55 000 drivers trained in safe and economical driving Average fuel cost savings of 5 to 10 % after course  Prodrive Learning is a Dutch SME offering mainly online training for...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 5-15% 0.5 - 1 Year(s)
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Training staff in energy efficient driving

Accelerating gently, avoiding high speeds, anticipating traffic... these are all energy efficient or ecodriving measures which can reduce fuel consumption and costs while decreasing carbon dioxide...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 10-15 % 1 - 1.5 Year(s)
Measure

Optimised and pooled logistics, co-transportation with other...

Trends like online shopping, just-in-time production and delivery, and increasing warehouse costs are forcing logistics operators to deliver more frequently, which often means under-capacity loading...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 15-20 % 0.08 - 5 Year(s)