The QUICK Wins
+ Turn off electrical appliances when not in use – UK households could save an average of £147 per year if appliances were turned off rather than on standby, according to British Gas.
+ Turn thermostats down by one degree – Even before the cost of energy escalated, energy experts at uSwitch advised that turning down the thermostat by one degree could save approximately £80 on heating bills.
+ Only boil the kettle with the amount of water needed – This small change could save at least £36 a year according to the Energy Saving Trust.
+ Wash clothes at lower temperatures – Washing at 30 degrees rather than 40 degrees can help reduce energy usage and bills.