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Confused About Energy

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Energy Prices

Current average fuel prices for Electricity, Gas, Coal, Wood, LPG, Heating Oil, Butane and Propane.

Tumble Drying

Tumble dryers are energy hungry find out how much they cost to run.

 
Reducing the cost of running your dishwasher

There are ways to reduce the cost of running a dishwasher:-

 
TV Energy Saving

There are some easy ways in which you can reduce the running costs of your TV:-

 
Washing up Vs the dishwasher

Which is the cheapest? The diswasher or the sink?

 
Fridge Freezer

Tips for reducing the running costs of your fridge/freezer

 
Boil Less Water

How much does it cost to boil a kettle?

 
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Double Glazing

Replacing your windows with double glazing to just save money does not actually make a lot of sense. You will reduce heat flow through you windows by at least a half...

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Fossil Fuel Ticker

See how much fossil fuel we mine world wide at a glance...

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Switching Energy Providers

Switch! This is the single simplest way of saving money. The savings I made are considerable and the process of switching was so simple.

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Dishwashers

How much does it cost to run a dishwasher?

What are the spots?carbon dioxide emissionsfuel costs They show the relative Cost Savings and Reduced CO2 emissions.

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Each Year
 Money
Savings
Each Year
 CO2
Savings
Each Year
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dishwasher energy saving tips Dishwashers
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30kWh -
90kWh
£4.62 -
£13.86

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11.01kg -
33.03kg
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Run the machine full and less often

boil less water in kettle energy saving tips Boiling Water
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82kWh -
164kWh
£12.628 -
£25.256

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30.09kg -
60.19kg
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Boil only what you need. Savings depend on how much tea you drink!

fridge freezer energy saving tips Fridge Freezers
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50kWh -
400kWh
£7.7 -
£61.6

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18.35kg -
146.8kg
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Fridge maintenance. Savings depend on size, age and rating

dmoney saving tips tumble drying Tumble Dryers
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90kWh -
350kWh
£13.86 -
£53.9

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33.03kg -
128.45kg
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Operate Less often, clean filters, part dry clothes?

differnce in cost of shallow or deep bath Baths
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700kWh -
1400kWh
£30.1 -
£215.6

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147kg -
513.8kg
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Have shallower baths and consider how you heat water

change energy supplier to save money Change Supplier
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0kWh -
0kWh
£0 -
£500

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save money and have a beerSwitch! This is the single simplest way of saving money. This is equivalent to 100 pints of beer!

shower or power shower which is cheaper Shower of Power Shower
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120kWh -
1100kWh
£18.48 -
£242

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25.2kg -
403.7kg
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Aviod immersion heated power showers

save money and energy with good loft insulation Install Loft Insulation
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3000kWh -
3750kWh
£129 -
£161.25

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630kg -
787.5kg
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Modern loft insulation in a 3 bed semi - these numbers are for Gas, savings are greater for other fuels

save money and energy with good loft insulation Improve Loft Insulation
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1000kWh -
1500kWh
£43 -
£64.5

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210kg -
315kg
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Modern loft insulation in a 3 bed semi - these numbers are for Gas, savings are greater for other fuels

This table is under construction there are more tips here.

  
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Energy Use in Transport

Any method of getting from A to B requires energy. To be more precise any method of getting from A to B requires energy to be transferred from one form to another.

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Confused About Batteries

Confused about batteries, we are! We have decided to try to find out how much energy there actually is in your average battery.

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Global Energy and Carbon Dioxide

Can we stop burning fossil fuels? What are the realistic alternative? Can we combat excessive atmospheric CO2?

Food and Greenhouse Gases
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Diet and Greenhouse Gases

Just how big is the impact of a person’s diet on Greenhouse gas emissions. It may surprise you how big it is if you are a big beef eater. (not the type at the tower of London)

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Why is Electrical Energy Expensive?

To generate large quantities of electricity usually electrical generators are used and these need to be driven mechanically to turn them.

Wind Power (Without FITS)
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Wind Power (Without FITS)

This section is only concerned with wind turbines that can be sensibly added to a residential home...

Heating Units
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Heating Units

The number of methods to provide heating to your accommodations is enormous.  Here we compare the potential running costs of various methods of heating.

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Air Conditioning

Air conditioning is very expensive and quantifying it here is almost impossible, but we give you an idea and a simple calculator.

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