Getting started

If you're not sure where to start, our online tools will help you check how much energy you're using in your home, your water use and your travelling, and get lots of information about generating your own energy.

Looking for basic home improvements? Watch our videos to get the essential information you need to get started.

Find out how much you could earn and save when you generate your own energy with hydro, micro CHP or wind power. (If you’re thinking of installing solar electricity panels, use our new Solar Energy Calculator.)

Just answer some simple questions about your home and we'll give you a free, impartial report telling you how you can save up to £280 a year on your household energy bills!

Generating energy – what suits your home? Use our online tool to find the technologies that will work for you.

Try our new Solar Energy Calculator to see how much you could benefit by installing solar electricity panels on the roof of your home, and get a tailored report.

Complete the Travel Energy Check for useful tips and advice on how you can reduce your fuel bills, and get an email of your personalised report.

Work out how much water you use, and how much you could save, in our virtual home.

Just enter your postcode and say whether your area is rural, suburban or rural, and we'll predict your wind speed and advise on whether a turbine may be suitable for your home.

 

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