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Feeling festive? Save energy for a brighter Christmas

Posted on 10 December 2015

It’s not going to come as a surprise for most of us that Christmas can have a significant drain on our wallets. However, what you may not have considered is that the festive season can also have an undesired effect on your energy bill. Like all other Christmas spending, budgeting for the extra cost of lighting up your home in advance will make the expense far more manageable.

Aside from putting money away specifically for turning your home into Santa’s Grotto, a great way to fund your festive electricity splurge is by saving energy all year round. Click on the energy saving tips below and light up the Christmas decorations you could afford by cutting back on your energy usage at home.

Save energy all year and light up your home for Christmas

Click on the energy saving tips to light up the Christmas decorations. See what you could afford by saving energy all year round.

Use a bowl for washing- up instead of running the tap and save £30 for illuminated icicles Switch to LED lightsthroughoutthe house and save £240 - enough to buy 1,200 solar powered outdoor fairy lights Only boil the water you need in the kettle and spend the £20 you save on a light up snowman Turn the thermostat down just 1 degree and save £80 - enough to treat yourself to a giant rope-light Rudolph Defrost your freezer regularly and save £100, enough to buy a 20ft Santa

 

So, if you’re in need of a New Year’s resolution for 2016, why not save energy all year round and reap the rewards next Christmas? Check out the rest of our easy energy saving tips for a few more ways to save energy in your home.

Want to win free energy for a year? Enter our Festive Tips from Father Christmas Competition by submitting your best tips for keeping warm this December!

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