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Energy-efficient homes: Create a low-carbon future

Looking to reduce your energy bills and create a more sustainable home? An energy-efficient home can help you achieve both of these goals. We're here to help you out. Use our hub to find tips and access products and services.

Together, we can work towards a Net Zero future.

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. 

Want to make your home more efficient but not sure where to start?

Achieve your energy-saving goals and prepare for a Net Zero future with our Home Efficiency Hub. Get a free personalised plan by entering your postcode and address.

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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 £870(1)per year on 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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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. 

Buy part of a wind farm and get low cost, green electricity!

Buy shares in a Ripple managed, co-operative solar park or wind farm and get low cost, green electricity supplied to your home. Once built, your share of the solar park or wind farm is fully insured against damage and malfunction. Your cost is a one-off payment to fund the project's construction and you'll never be asked for more money.

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Burnfoot East wind farm

Housing developers looking to create greener homes

We can assist you in installing low-carbon solutions that will make your new housing projects more attractive to potential customers.

Our expertise and knowledge allow us to identify the best solutions for your housing development projects from trusted UK suppliers who are Trustmark-certified. We're committed to supporting your company in your zero-carbon journey every step of the way.

Discover more about the solutions we offer

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Be more efficient with home energy generation

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Reduce your energy bills by installing a solar panel system

Looking to save money on energy bills and become more energy independent? A solar panel system might be the right fit for you. With our trusted partner, we can offer you a free, no-obligation quote.

Already have solar panels? Why not install a battery and make your solar energy last longer? Or earn money from the energy you don't use by signing up to our exclusive SEG tariff.

Extra advice on energy efficiency

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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.

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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.

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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.