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Energy efficiency in the home

There are a number of ways you can reduce you can reduce the amount of money you’re paying for your home energy bills – some of which may be easier, cheaper, or simply more viable than others, depending on your individual circumstances. However, one of the easiest ways to save is by taking steps to become more efficient with the energy you currently use.

Installing insulation, investing in certain home improvements, and considering the benefits of alternative energy generation are all viable options if you’re looking to cut down on your energy consumption at home - and lower your gas and electricity bills in the long-term, too.

The list below includes links to pages on the UK Energy website which explain more about the various different ways you can make your home more energy efficient.

For some helpful tips on being more energy efficient simply by adopting new habits around the home, click here.

Home improvements

Double glazing

Draught proofing


Cavity wall insulation

Solid wall insulation

Loft insulation

Floor insulation

Tank pipe insulation

Alternative energy

Biomass energy and biofuels

Solar PV electricity

Solar water heating systems

Hydro-power systems

Small scale wind turbines

Ground source heat pumps

Save even more on your energy bills

If you find that the options above aren’t suitable for your home, or you would simply like to find out how you could save even more on your gas and electricity bills, enter your postcode into the form on the right and compare quotes for energy tariffs across the market. You could be saving a considerable chunk on your annual energy bills simply by switching to a different tariff or supplier.

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