Energy Efficiency
All the top tips on how to save energy at home.
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    Big Energy Saving Week

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    Happy Friday guys!

    January can be a traditionally challenging time when it comes to paying bills after the expense of Christmas. This will be felt even more this year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues, with many families concerned about job security and keeping their home warm during the winter months. If you are worried about paying your energy bills, we’ve partnered with ‘Big Energy Saving Week’ 2021 – a great annual awareness week that highlights ways to help. The week, which runs from 18 - 24 January, is a national campaign designed to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.

    So let’s talk about the simple ways to save costs on your energy use!

    Turn your heating down by 1° and knock £80 off your bill
    Avoid using standby mode and put £30 aside for a rainy day
    Unplug inactive electricals to drop another £30
    Turn lights off when not in use and keep £14 in your pocket
    Wash at 30° instead of 40°/ 60° and save an additional £9

    For even more tips, energy updates and more, join the Energy High 5 movement today

    We want to know your BEST energy saving tip! Reply in the comments below, we'd love to hear!
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    Put airplane mode on your phone when charging and it cuts the charging time as nothing is in use.

    ​​​​​​​always works for me and try not to charge overnight as well
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    Hi Everyone,

    I would like to add my own Energy saving tip, The new LED lightbulbs can save you more money then the generic energy saving ones I have replaced every bulb in my house with them and there just as great as Halogen Bulbs which can be very expensive to run.
    I hope this tip helps.💡
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    Hello everyone,

    Today, I would like to share that we've recently made our home family home a lot more energy efficient by replacing our old windows.

    It turns out we were losing a lot of energy from there causing the house to be cold frequently and us receiving high bills due to so much use of our energy! With our newly insulated windows we are saving a lot of money monthly and our house already feels a lot more warm and cosy! Happy days.

    Hopefully you'll consider doing the same if so required in your home, you won't regret it! :D

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    Yeah we also got ours changed last winter, makes a huge difference! :)
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    These are all such good ideas!!!

    I had a bad habit of leaving my desktop and computery items on standby. But recently I've started turning them off from the main switch.
    Because y are so big just having them on standby still takes a lot of energy away.

    All of the little things amount to big savings and is friendlier to the planet.