Improving my home

There are a range of opportunities to make energy saving improvements at home. Whether you've already implemented solutions or are yet to consider the options available, this guide provides you with the information you need to make informed decisions about managing the energy efficiency of your home. Use the categories below to find out more.

Wind turbines with blue sky
Find out about renewable technology (also called micro-generation and low-carbon technology) and how it can be used to generate your own energy, helping you to save money and reduce your carbon emissions.
Installation of roof insulation
Make sure your home is fully insulated to maximise your energy bill savings. Discover the options for insulating your roof and loft, walls and floors, as well as your pipes and radiators.
Person adjusting heating control
With rising fuel costs, it's important to make sure you have an efficient and cost effective heating system. Find out about the different heating methods used in homes across the UK.
Kettle boiling water on hob
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.
Garden tap with water drops
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.
energy efficient lightbulbs and pound coins saved
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.
energy meter display
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.