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  • Latest energy saving grants and offers
  • Practical energy saving tips and advice, tailored to your type of farm
  • Track usage and spot areas of waste with our free Energy Online service*
  • Get energy SMART with a half-hour meter

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  • Get instant access to your full account details 24/7
  • 1% extra discount off your bills*
  • Check your latest account balance, bills & payments
  • Keep a closer eye on how much you are using
  • No more paper bills – better for the environment
  • View your carbon emissions

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Our top tips for saving energy on your farm

Dairy farm

  • Our Farm Nightsaver is the best tariff for farmers.  Heat all water on cheap ‘night rate’ if possible
  • Check time switches are matched to the cheap ‘night saver’ billing option
  • Clean condenser coils to ensure heat can dissipate easily
  • Lag all water pipes & tanks
  • Fit a heat exchanger to pre-cool the milk – this can reduce cooling costs by up to 50%
  • Switch off all lights, including fluorescents when not required

Pig farm

  • Clean fans & air ducts – dirt can reduce fan efficiency by 60%
  • Draught proof doors & windows to stop heat escaping
  • Fit accurate heating & ventilation controls – over ventilating can double heat costs
  • Pre soak buildings that are to be power washed, this can save 20% in energy costs & labour
  • Check insulation levels – minimum of 75mm extruded polystyrene should be installed.  Check out our insulation offers.

Potato stores

  • Our Farm Nightsaver is the best tariff for farmers.  Do as much cooling on the cheap rate of ‘night saver’
  • Seal the building – pay special attention to service inlets, louvers & doors
  • Replace standard light bulbs with CFLs and replace tungsten halogen floodlights with high pressure sodium lights
  • Fit door curtains or automatic doors
  • In refrigerated stores, switch the refrigeration system OFF when store traffic is busy

Poultry farm

  • Clean fans & air ducts – dirt can reduce fan efficiency by 60%
  • Draught proof doors, windows & ventilation louvres to stop heat escaping
  • Fit accurate heating & ventilation controls – over ventilating can double heat costs
  • Fit air recirculation fans – use ‘free’ heat from roof ridges which can be 10°C higher than at floor level
  • Ensure that air ducts allow the smooth passage of air – battens & obstructions can decrease efficiency by 20%