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

21/10/2014
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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 think it’s more efficient to leave the heating on all the time,while only a quarter of bill payers have changed energy supplier in the last year. 

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

15/10/2014
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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.

 

Ecodriving scheme launched for businesses

14/09/2014
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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. 

 

 

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

07/08/2014
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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.

Missing energy consumption information on more than 60 per cent of products sold by European online retailers

24/07/2014
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Online retailers “lagging” behind traditional shops and retailers on energy labelling while 90 per cent of products in UK online retailers had energy information missing or in the wrong format.

Energy Saving Trust vows to work with online retailers to address an “energy information gap”. Online stores and retailers across Europe are lagging behind traditional shops and retailers in providing the right information in the right format to consumers about the energy performance of fridges, TVs and other domestic appliances, according to the Energy Saving Trust.