Quick Tips for Saving Energy at Home

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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