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Brits could save £1.7 billion a year by switching appliances off standby

In the countdown to Big Energy Saving Week – a joint campaign between Energy Saving Trust, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Citizens Advice – new research reveals the number of appliances in homes is sending bills out of control and costing households billions of pounds.

Submitted by admin on Wed, 15/10/2014 - 13:08


Brits could save £500m a year if they take control of their heating while households could save £75 a year

The Big Energy Saving Week campaign has launched the heating myth-buster and urges customers to switch supplier. Findings include: Four fifths of British people believe they understand their heating controls, yet half misuse energy when they turn up their thermostat. Nearly 40 per cent of Brits...

Submitted by admin on Tue, 21/10/2014 - 09:35


Cold, draughty, mouldy, damp: What the UK public think about their homes

New research tapping into the public’s energy saving attitudes and behaviours has been revealed by the Energy Saving Trust in the first of a series of public opinion trackers known as the UK Pulse.

Submitted by admin on Wed, 03/09/2014 - 15:09


Collaborative partnership will set the new efficiency standards

The British Board of Agrément (BBA) and the Energy Saving Trust (EST) have joined forces to offer a new wide-range of verification, testing, endorsement and consultancy services for companies striving to get their energy efficient products an independent stamp of approval.

Submitted by Ozge Ibrahim on Thu, 15/01/2015 - 09:05


Councils struggle to identify leaky homes

EST study finds many councils lack the insight to develop domestic energy efficiency strategies. This lack of accurate data is an obstacle to action, according to the report. Join our webinar to share analysis of UK housing data and advice to managers on cost-effective approaches.

Submitted by Ozge Ibrahim on Wed, 04/02/2015 - 11:48


Creature comforts cost home owners £78 million

Worried pet owners spend £78 million extra a year on gas and electricity when they turn on the heating and TVs or radios because of concerns their cats and dogs will feel cold, stressed or alone while they’re not at home.

Submitted by AlyssaO on Tue, 17/11/2015 - 12:09


Ecodriving scheme launched for businesses

Subsidised ecodriving training now available directly from driver training companies which builds on the success of our Smarter Driving campaign that achieved a 15 per cent fuel reduction across businesses.

Submitted by admin on Tue, 14/10/2014 - 15:24


Energy literacy warning as only 7 per cent of young people understand bills

Latest research shows that only 7 per cent of under-35s fully understand the information on their energy bill.

Submitted by SarahL on Wed, 17/06/2015 - 09:49


Energy Saving Trust announces the 2014 "Fleet Heroes"

Ten organisations win a green transport award.

Submitted by Ozge Ibrahim on Mon, 01/12/2014 - 11:24


Energy Saving Trust announces the 2015 Fleet Heroes

The Energy Saving Trust is delighted to announce the 11 winners for the 2015 Fleet Hero Awards .

Submitted by AlyssaO on Fri, 27/11/2015 - 12:27