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Guide to lightbulbs: what to buy and how to compare them

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The days might be getting longer and the nights shorter so we are all probably using the lights round our home less. But, lighting is still one of the most significant uses of electricity in our. Lighting offers some of the simplest, cheapest and most cost effective ways to save energy and money at home. […]

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Why should you turn off your lights?

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Turning off your lights when you don’t need them is one of the easiest ways to save money in the home. Read on to find out why and how! Why? 1 energy saving bulb (like the one here) left on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all year round would cost about £26. In […]

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FREE Energy Advice Tool* [Beta Version]

Thursday, February 11, 2016

After 2 years in the planning and a lot of work in the background, we’re finally pleased to launch the Beta version of our free Energy Advice Tool. It’s still a work in progress, so don’t be too quick to judge, we’ve probably realised it a little too early, but we just couldn’t wait to […]

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Guide to switching energy supplier

Monday, October 12, 2015

Switching energy supplier is one of the easiest ways you can save large amounts of money on your gas and electricity bills. Websites like uSwitch make it very easy to switch your energy supplier online in less than half an hour.  Not only can you save hundreds of pounds by switching, but comparison websites will […]

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Hot water tank insulation and jackets

Friday, October 9, 2015

“If you are cold, put a jacket on!” That was often the advice of my mother when I was feeling a little cold.  This is also the best advice for your hot water tank! Unlike our heating systems, we use and need hot water all year round.  If you have a “combi-boiler”, and have no […]

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GB Energy Supply ceases trading – Guide for customers

GB Energy Supply, one of the newest, and in the past cheapest energy suppliers, has ceased trading.  160,000 customers, have been attracted to the company over the past couple of years because of their market leading cheap energy prices (and I count myself as one of these). DO NOT PANIC! The company and Ofgem have […]

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