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Reducing energy use

Making your home as energy efficient as possible will reduce the amount of energy that you require to keep your home warm.

Reducing your energy usage doesn’t have to cost you a fortune - there are some easy steps you can take to reduce the energy you use in your home.

How much energy am I using?

The Centre for Sustainable Energy has published guidance on how much the average electrical appliance costs to run. Visit their How much electricity am I using webpage for more information.

Free ways to reduce energy use

Low-cost ways to reduce your energy use

Home improvements to reduce energy usage 

If you are a homeowner or private landlord, there are several ways you can make your property more energy efficient. This will reduce the amount of energy needed to keep your property warm and comfortable.

Please see advice for landlords and private landlords here.

Below are some helpful videos from Cosy Kingdom and The Energy Saving Trust to talk you through ways to save energy: