A simple way to cut your energy usage and reduce the amount you pay in gas and electricity bills is to identify the appliances and other products which use the most power.
Some are obvious – for example your central heating boiler, and your cooker – while others, such as a flat-screen TV, might be less so.
This is an electricity tariff with different pricing structures according to the time of day. The electricity you use during the night costs less, per unit, than energy used during the day.
Worried that you might be paying over the odds for your energy but don’t know how to see past the jargon and get yourself a better deal? We’ve put together a guide to answer some of the most frequently asked questions on all aspects of energy..
If you’re planning to sell or rent out a home in the UK, you have to pay for an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).EPCs give prospective buyers or tenants some indication of how energy efficient a property is, and the certificates are required by law.
One way to shave pounds off your gas and electricity bills is to switch to more energy-efficient home appliances. From fridge freezers to cookers and washing machines, Confused.com takes a look at how they work and why they’re so good…
You can reduce your household’s impact on the environment by recycling as much as possible.Your local authority will probably help to recycle the likes of glass bottles and old newspapers but when it comes to food waste and unwanted electrical goods, you may need to put in a bit of effort to make sure they don’t end up in landfill.
Keen to reduce your impact on climate change? Find out how here.
What happens if you’re displeased with the service you’re getting from your energy supplier? Here are a few tips for how to best conduct yourself in order to get your problem fixed.
As well as saving money through switching suppliers or tariffs, you could also save money on your bills by using less gas and electricity around the house. As well as saving money, you could also be helping to protect the environment.
Find out how you go about switching energy supplies and how long the whole process takes.
In terms of energy consumption, customers tend to be grouped by the industry into low, medium and high users. These groups were originally identified by industry regulator Ofgem. Here's our guide to understanding which group you fall into.
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