Quick Tips for Saving Energy at Home

Last updated Feb 07, 2019

We’ve come up with 10 simple things you can do to reduce your energy use and impact on the environment.

  • Turn off appliances on standby when not in use
  • Try turning down your thermostat, even 1 degree will help you save
  • Wash your clothes at 30 degrees, rather than 40
  • Use low energy LED lightbulbs
  • When replacing old appliances, consider buying more energy efficient models
  • Keep lids on your pans whilst cooking
  • Only fill the kettle with as much water as you need
  • Don't leave your phone plugged in once it’s fully charged
  • Don't run the tap continuously when washing your teeth. Turn it on and off as needed.
  • Invest in some cheap draught excluders

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