Energy Saving Tips

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Amazingly simple insight into understanding how your bill racks up the charges over time and what you can do.

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Energy Saving Tips

  1. 1. Saving Energy Insulation • Installing loft and cavity wall installation could save around£230 • Upgrading boiler to A rated condensing with full set of heating controls boiler £200 • Double glazing £100 • Insulating hot water tank and lag hot water pipes £40 • Draft proofing windows and doors £20
  2. 2. Saving Energy In the Kitchen • Slow cooking saves energy • Cook 2 meals in the oven and microwave the next day • Cut up veg and cook together • Three cups of a tea a day is costing us £49.38 a year! Could you cut back to just two cups to save £16.46?
  3. 3. Saving Energy Dishwasher Your dishwasher is one of the most expensive appliances to use. Cost per week: £1.82 Value the endangered species!
  4. 4. Saving Energy Ironing If only we didn't have to do ironing – we'd save time and money! Average usage: 2.5 hours per week Amount of energy used per week: 3 kWh Cost per week: 54p
  5. 5. Who knew that your hairdryer uses more energy than your tumble dryer? If you can live without it three days a week, you'll save £10.25 over the year. Average usage: 10 minutes per day Amount of energy used per week: 2.56 kWh Cost per week: 46p Saving Energy Hair Raising
  6. 6. Saving Energy LIGHTS Changing a 60w lamp to a low energy one can save up to £9 a year. And.....
  7. 7. Saving Energy Nintendo/Wii/Playstation 3 Nintendo Wii Average usage: 2 hours a day Amount of energy used per week: 0.31 kWh Cost per week: 6p Playstation 3 Average usage: 2 hours per day Amount of energy used per week: 3.5 kWh Cost per week: 63p X Box 360 Average usage: 2 hours per day Amount of energy used per week: 2.38 kWh Cost per week: 43p
  8. 8. Saving Energy Standby Turning every thing off that has little red or blue lights save some £30 a year.
  9. 9. Saving Energy Mowing the Lawn Electric strimmer. - 4.5-7.5p an hour Electric Lawnmover – 15-21p and hour

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