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Domestic Fuels
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Energy Prices

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

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 October 2017 10:46
 
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Energy Suppliers
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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.

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 October 2017 10:46
 
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?

 
Bath or Shower

This is a complicated... So here are some rules of thumb:-

 
Shower or Power Shower

The running costs of seven different types of shower are compared here.

 
Shallow Bath or Deep Bath

Comparing the costs between deep and shallow baths with gas and electric immersion heating.

   
Change Your Light Bulbs

How long does it take to payback replacing filament light bulbs?

 
Leaving Energy Saving Bulbs On

A myth regarding turning on and off fluorescent lights...

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Microwave Cooking Vs Conventional Cooking

What is cheaper, cooking in a microwave or in a traditional oven or hob?

 
Cooking

Some useful tips which will help to save you some money on your energy bills for cooking.

 

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

Money
Saving
Tips
 Energy 
Savings 
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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0 -
0
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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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Teaching Global Warming

Our Children can’t be expected to understand the Global Warming debate until they have an understanding of “The Facts”

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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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What is energy

The capacity for doing work

In physics energy is defined as the capacity for doing work.....

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Dishwashers

How much does it cost to run a dishwasher?

Central Heating
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Central Heating

Generally central heating is the most energy and cost efficient way of heating a home, particularly those systems using fuels that are burned in a boiler. It is also very often one of those areas where you have the least control. Factors outside of your control may include:-

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