As more of us holiday at home this year, try our top tips to help you save energy and money; from manual mowers to getting outdoors, salad days to heat from the sun’s rays…
Let the sun shine in
Use the sun’s rays to heat your rooms and use less heating
Cook up a feast on the BBQ
Eat alfresco and keep energy costs down and spirits up!
Switch to LED outdoor lights
Light the way the smart way with LED or solar powered garden lights
Brighter nights, less lights
Longer daylight hours means lights switched off until late in the evening
Eat fresh with Salad Days
No cooking, no heating up, no pinging…just healthy energy consumption!
Keep cool in the pool
Forget the fan, a paddling pool or water pistol is more fun
Laundry dirty? Wash at 30
Wash laundry at a lower temperature and save around £7* a year!
Ditch the dryer
Hang washing outside on the line to dry and see your bill take a tumble
More sun, less screen
Ditch the screen and do more outside (remember to unplug devices)
Mower power to you
Try your hand at a manual lawnmower, for a quicker cut and a fitter you
More smart energy saving ideas!
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*Source: Energy Saving Trust 2021
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