An energy-efficient home – how to reduce your electricity and gas bills

Welcome to our energy efficiency hub. Discover everything you want to know about saving energy at home. 

What is energy efficiency?

Short answer: it’s using less energy at home or at work. It can be done quite easily and cheaply, through changing habits and behaviours. You could also buy products that help you use your energy more efficiently or simply, use less of it. This then has a positive effect on our environment, helping us move towards Net Zero future. 

Energy efficient home

There's a number of things you can do to make your home more energy efficient and better for the environment. There's lots you can do that won't cost you a penny, while other things will need some investment. Find out what energy efficiency steps you can take to suit your needs and reduce your energy bills. 

Easy to follow tips to save energy at home

There are lots of free things you can do to be more energy efficient at home. Find out what changes you can make today.  

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Insulate your home and save energy

Although insulation comes at a cost, it'll help you keep the warmth in and save up to £570(1) per year on energy bills. 

See your energy use with smart meter

See how much energy you’re using in pounds and pence. You can then make informed decisions about where and how you could reduce your energy use. 

Extra advice on energy efficiency

LED Light bulbs

Energy-efficient lighting

If you want to learn how to make smarter lighting choices and even understand the current EU rulings on light bulbs, we can help with some energy-efficient enlightenment.

Energy-saving appliances

Find out how to improve the efficiency of your appliances or, if you're ready to replace them, discover which EPC rating gives the most energy-efficient performance.

Improve Home Energy Performance Certificate EPC Ratings

Improve your EPC rating

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), although mainly used for property buying and selling, tells you what improvements can make your home more energy efficient and reduce your gas and electricity bills.

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Energy-efficient heating

Whether you're searching for new heaters or just looking for ways to make your heating system more efficient, we've got all the advice you'll need to keep your home toasty while also saving money.

Be more efficient with home energy generation

Generating electricity from a renewable or low-carbon source, such as solar panels, can be a real winner when it comes to energy efficiency. Although it comes at a cost you could also get money from your energy supplier. If you're already registered for a Feed-in Tariff with us, don't forget to submit your generation meter readings for standard meters or for smart meters