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Household Energy

Household energy accounts for some 17% of the average UK person's carbon footprint. Reduce your footprint by following the advice below

Simple stuff :

  • Lowering the temperature on your thermostat by just 1 degree can reduce your energy bills by £ss per year

  • If you are working from home, just heat the room you are using, and not the whole house

  • Buy renewable energy from a genuine green utility company

  • Use LED light bulbs and always switch off when not in the room

  • Save water by catching the shower water in a bucket and use down the loo

  • Monitor and measure your energy usage

  • Make sure you have loft insulation and also cavity wall if possible

Serious stuff :

  • Solar panels

  • Hydrogen boiler

  • Heat pump

  • Double glazing

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