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 insulate your loft and walls and help prevent this.


  • Upgrade to a more efficient boiler
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