If you want to reduce your energy bills, one energy saving tip that’s often overlooked is that you can save money by using less water. There are numerous ways to save water at home, however one of the most effective is by regulating the amount of time you spend in the shower.
To get an idea of the impact saving water can have on your energy bill, watch our quick video on how to save money by using less water.
Saving water at home
One of the best ways to conserve water at home is to have a shower instead of a bath. In fact, by simply replacing one bath a week with a five-minute shower, you’ll not only save water, but another £15 per year.
Not only does saving water save you money, but it’s also better for the environment. If you’re keen to cut your carbon footprint, there are also a number of other ways you can live a greener lifestyle. If you own your own home, you may want to ensure your property is properly insulated, or look into investing in solar panels. To get an idea of how you can make your home more eco-friendly, take a look at our infographic on how you can make your property more energy efficient.
Don’t own your own home? You can still live a greener lifestyle if you’re a renter. For a few eco-friendly habits that everyone can get involved with, have a quick read through our six steps to adopting a greener lifestyle.
Energy saving tips
As well as saving energy by cutting back on your water consumption, you can also save energy by remembering to switch off all the lights when you leave a room. By simply remembering to switch off the lights, you could save yourself another £8 per year.
Thinking that doesn’t sound like a lot? Well, when put into practice with all our other top tips, from saving money on your heating to reducing your bills by saving power, you can actually save yourself a whopping £220 per year!
Now, we can imagine you’ve got quite a few things you’d rather be spending the money on than your energy bill, so the sooner you start saving energy the better!
Missed our first video? Here’s how you can save money on your heating.