The following tools / websites are great starting points to help you on your journey to improve your homes insulation, energy generation and lower your bills.
Simple Energy Advice
This website is Government endorsed and provides you with a personalised calculator using your actual address, personal circumstances and EPC certificate to work out the most effective ways to improve your home with an estimated cost for each change and likely yearly financial benefit to you, whether that’s installing LED lights, adding more insulation or buying a heat pump it’s all covered.
At the end of the analysis, it will give you a detailed report of the advice they’re giving and recommend you to speak with a selection of trusted and certified installers.
Visit Simple Energy Advice or their ‘Reduce your energy bills’ calculator
Energy Saving Trust
Helping to show you how to save money on your home and low carbon travel costs. This independent but Government endorsed organisation who are focused on working towards a UK that has a smart, decarbonised, decentralised energy system is another great starting point to see your options.
Visit Energy Saving Trust
If you’re struggling to pay your bills this is a good starting point to get some advice. Ofgem can also point you in the right direction.
Visit Citizen Advice or Ofgem
A few 10ways articles as well:
10ways to spend less on heating bills!
From radiator foil to warm socks this covers some unique tricks to improve the cost of living.
10 ways to reduce your environmental impact whilst actually improving your quality of life
Often when we discuss environmental impact/changes for daily living it’s all about cutting down, holding back or slightly inconveniencing yourself in return for a better future for your kids or grandkids, and whilst I’m sure we can all agree these changes are worthwhile it’s nice to learn about the other things you can do today that will actually improve your immediate life whilst also helping the planet!
10 Ways To Cut Back On Household Bills
It’s always the same old story! You get paid at the end of the month and think you’re rich, the bills come rolling in, and then you’re poor again. What on earth is the deal here?! If you’re wanting to save some cash along the way, there’s one surefire way to do it. Here’s how you can cut back on your household bills once and for all.
Could you sell your house, move to the countryside, go off-grid, stop paying bills and do everything yourself?
It sounds like an ideal plan to be honest…