Return to all articles

Energy saving: watt’s all the fuss about?

Posted on 11 December 2014

We all care about reducing CO2 to protect our planet, but day to day, you’re probably more interested in saving money. With energy costs rising, saving energy is becoming an increasingly important topic. 

Last year, the Department of Energy and Climate Change reported that since 2007 the average UK household energy bill has grown by just under £400 a year. We want reverse this trend and help you reduce your bills, so you can spend more of your money on treats.

Reduce your energy - 10 quick and easy to follow Top Tips

If everyone knew just how much energy everything in their homes consumed, they might do things a little differently. Fortunately, there are serious savings to be made by not only reducing the amount of energy you use, but also doing things a little smarter.

Simple touches such as turning down your central heating thermostat by 1°C can help you to save £65 a year and not leaving devices on standby another £50-£90 a year.

Click here for our top 10 energy (and money) saving tips.

Making energy work for you - A guide to making your home more efficient

To help you take control of your energy use and see where you can cut down your consumption in your daily life, we’ve created a free downloadable energy saving guide available on our website to help cut energy costs.

Our guide is designed to help you quickly and easily increase the energy efficiency of your home, reduce your impact on the planet and ultimately save money on your energy bills too.

Click here for more information on saving energy and to download our guide

Latest News/Related Articles

Step-by-step: How to upcycle an old chest of drawers

21 September 2016

We’ve collaborated with upcycler Jo Edge, from Reclaimed & Reloved, to show you how to upcycle a chest of drawers.

Read More

Community Energy retains overwhelming backing of UK public, survey finds

16 September 2016

An overwhelming majority of the public would support local renewable energy projects, Co-operative Energy research finds.

Read More

The simple student guide to energy bills

30 August 2016

Learning how to set up and manage your energy bills may not be the most exciting thing about being a student, but it’s an essential part of your time at university.

Read More