The expert observed small firms could reduce their energy consumption by 20 to 30 per cent by rapidly deploying existing green technology.
Mr Lynch remarked enterprises of slighter stature deserve special attention because they face the largest rates for natural gas and electricity.
They pay electricity costs as much as 30 to 52 per cent greater than larger entities in the commercial and industrial sectors, he added.
Car manufacturer Toyota recently revealed it is hoping to develop an eco scheme for its showrooms in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
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