Save money and go green
|Rethinking the way you use energy and water in your home can help you save money on bills and reduce your carbon footprint.|
We have created a series of information packs to help you to save money and reduce your carbon footprint.
You can Re:think the way you live and save money by getting the most from:
energy in your home
your storage heater
your micro combined heat and power (CHP) boiler
your solar thermal heating system
your solar photovoltaic panels
your air source heat pump
- your mechanical heat ventilation system
There's approximately 3.5 million households in England in fuel poverty. This is when 10% or more of your household income goes towards your fuel bills.
If you’re struggling to pay your fuel bills help is out there.
Turn2us - lots of useful advice about switching suppliers and energy efficiency grants.
Home Heat Helpline - Free online chat service available.
My Home Energy Switch - is an energy supply service from the National Housing Federation to help tenants reduce their energy bills. This service is completely free and impartial and on average saves customers £72.84. All you need is your postcode, your most recent energy bill and a few minutes of time to see how much you can save. For more information tenants can call 0800 0014 706.
Switch Hampshire* - councils across the county have joined forces, to help you benefit from greater savings on your energy bills, by combining their purchasing power. Registration is free – you just need your latest energy bill to hand. And the more people who sign up the greater the savings could be.
*Switch Hampshire doesn’t guarantee to provide a cheaper price than your current tariff. Savings are accurate on the day the offer is made, you have the right to cancel the offer within 7 days of accepting.
Keeping warm this winter
Keeping warm over the winter months can help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, pneumonia and depression. Here’s some handy hints to keep you warm and well.