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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
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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

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Heat Loss and Insulation



Heat Loss

Heat Loss
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Heat Loss

If you have thermostatically controlled heating in your home, and most of us do, then your boiler will be controlled by the temperature measured in a particular area in your home i.e. where the thermostat is placed!

 

Solid Wall Insulation

Solid Wall Insulation
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Solid Wall Insulation

If you have a very old house with solid walls then you are losing a lot of heat through the walls. Solid walls transmit heat at, at least twice the rate that uninsulated cavity walls do.

 

Cavity Wall Insulation

Cavity Wall Insulation
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Cavity Wall Insulation

If you have cavities in your walls which are not already filled with insulation then you have a great opportunity to save quite a lot of money. Most household heat is lost through the walls and anything to slow this down helps.

 

Loft Insulation

Loft Insulation
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Loft Insulation

Since heat rises it follows that heat loss through the roof is a large contributor to energy waste in your house. By installing modern 290mm thick insulation in your loft space you could save up to 25% of your heating bill but perhaps more realistically by 20%.

 

Underfloor Insulation

Underfloor Insulation
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Underfloor Insulation

If you have timber floors, mineral wool insulation* can be used between the joists to insulate your floor. Assuming this is the only insulation measure installed in your house you can reduce the amount of heat loss through your floor by about a half...

 

Lagging

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Lagging

It is fairly obvious that hot water pipes and hot water storage cylinders should be insulated to prevent heat loss. Newer cylinders already have insulation pre fitted...

 

Double Glazing

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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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