You can save on fuel bills by using energy more efficiently throughout your home. Below are some of the useful tips which can help you save money.
Most of us do not think about the energy that powers our homes but simple changes to our daily habits can have a huge effect on gas and electricity bills.
The first and the most important tip is to see our home differently in the way that we use energy.
The key to making big savings on home energy bills is to view houses as a living energy system with individual parts that affect each other.
Creating an energy efficient home
You can create an energy efficient home by making some of the small changes stated below: –
- Installing energy efficient double glazed windows and loft insulation
- Replacing your old boiler with a new condensing boiler
By installing energy efficient double glazed windows and loft insulation, the internal walls will retain the heated air inside, because heating makes up the majority of your energy bill, you can save the most money by reducing your heating needs.
Applying energy saving improvements in the home will not only make your home more comfortable, but those measures can also deliver long-term financial rewards. Permanently lower energy bills will more than make up for the higher cost of installing energy efficient appliances and improvements and payback periods will be very low.
How much can you save on your home energy bills?
Using the above mentioned tips your can easily start saving energy right now and you don’t need to spend any money to reduce your energy bills. Applying energy saving measures around your home can save you hundreds of pounds a year.
As well as changing your daily energy habits, you can also install energy efficient products and appliances around your home. Replacement energy efficient products will use less energy so are cheaper to maintain and run.
Energy Efficient Products
Amount you can save
Energy Saving Light Bulbs
Save £5-£10 per year / cost recovered in 6 months
Hot Water Tank Insulation
Save £10 per year / cost recovered in 1 year
Save £35 per year / cost recovered in 3 years
Save £50 per year / cost recovered in 2-5 years
Double Glazed Windows
Save £40 per year / cost recovered in 5 years
Save £80-£100 per year / cost recovered in 2-6 years
Cavity Wall Insulation
Save £130 per year / cost recovered in 3 years
Replace Old Boiler
Save £120-£200 per year / cost recovered in 4-5 years