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There are a variety of ways to incorporate energy saving measures into your home. With our comprehensive tips and advice, you can learn about installing renewables technology to generate your own energy and effective methods to help you insulate all areas of your home, helping to lower your heating bills. In this section you can also learn more about using water more efficiently and how reducing consumption can help you make significant savings on your energy bills. And our heating and hot water section offers advice on using a cost effective heating system - a great way to save and reduce your carbon dioxide emissions. Read on to find out more.

Find out how you can install renewables technology (also called micro-generation and low-carbon technology) to generate your own energy, which can help save and reduce your carbon emissions.
Learn about roof and loft, cavity and solid wall insulation, and how best to insulate your home and make savings.
As fuel costs rise, using an efficient and cost effective heating system is vital. Find out more about different heating methods to help you choose the right one for maximum efficiency and energy saving.
From kettles to home entertainment systems, read our advice on choosing appliances best on energy ratings - an important way to help you reduce consumption and lower your energy bills.
Our tips on switching energy suppliers will help ensure you are getting the best deal from your current energy supplier and ultimately help you save on your bills.
Saving water can reduce your energy use and bills, reduce the impact on your local environment and your carbon dioxide emissions. Find out how to get started and start saving today.
There are a variety of energy efficient lighting products available but choosing between them can be confusing. Read our advice and find out how changing the bulbs you use can instantly help you make energy and financial savings.
Smart meters represent the next generation of gas and electricity meters. They can help you keep track of the energy you use and help you make informed decisions to manage your costs. Read our page to find out more.