Save energy — 19 free energy saving tips

Saving energy can save you a lot of money and here are some free energy tips that can help you with that. You can save as much as £60 per year on

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Saving energy can save you a lot of money and here are some free energy tips that can help you with that.

  1. You can save as much as £60 per year only by reducing your thermostat by 1°C.
  2. Put some clothes on if you’re cold instead of turning the heating up.
  3. Reduce the pressure on your power shower.
  4. Bake more than one meal at the same time in your oven.
  5. Leave the oven door open after cooking and reduce the thermostat. This will warm up your kitchen.
  6. Avoid pre-rinsing and instead just scrape your dishes before you put them in the dishwasher.
  7. Keep your fridge and freezer full, and they will use less energy.
  8. Use adequate pans on your cooker – make sure their size match.
  9. Wash your clothes at 30-40 °C in stead on higher temperatures, and you can save a lot of money.
  10. Try to air-dry your laundry if possible rather than tumble drying it.
  11. Iron your clothes before they are completely dry – you will iron quicker and use less energy on your dryer.
  12. If you are not using your appliances – unplug them. Don’t leave your appliances on standby.
  13. Teach your kids to save energy.
  14. When it’s a sunny day open your curtains to warm up your house but close them when the sun goes down.
  15. Try to get free wall insulation with government grants. You can save £98 a year with better insulation.
  16. Apply for a loft insulation grant, and you could save £128 per year through better insulation.
  17. You can save up to one-third on your electricity bill by installing solar panels.
  18. Use energy-saving grants to help you with home improvements.
  19. Use uSwitch to compare gas and electricity prices and get the cheapest tariff. This could save up to £458.

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