Energy Efficiency

Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

With global warming and an uncertain economy, now is a great time to start making your home more energy efficient. The changes don’t always need to be huge, start small and you’ll soon see how the savings mount up.   Ensure that you switch off your electrical appliances when they are not in use, including microwaves, cookers and washing machines   If you have your central heating on, make sure you close the curtains to help insulate and thus minimise any potential wasted energy   Use draught excluders   Use your shower rather than your bath   Set your washing machine at 30°. It is better for the environment, saves you money and is kinder to your clothes!   Consider switching to LED lighting, saving you both energy and lighting in the long run.   Did you know that 25% of the heat lost in an uninsulated house is lost through the roof? Take the time to...

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