Insulate your Home
Insulating you home is one of the best ways of helping to stay warm. As well as large jobs such as cavity wall insulation there is a wide range of small improvements that are cheap, effective and can help to keep you warm as well as save you money.
Energy Saving Trust
A national organisation that covers all aspects of insulating your home. www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/insulation
Contact a Local Energy Advisor
Local energy advisors can:
- provide you with advice on cost efficient heating
- assist you with switching suppliers
- help you apply for insulation grant schemes
- put you in touch with other local services you may not be aware of.
To contact your local energy advisor email the contact for your district below.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Citizens Advice Bureau England provides advice on household energy concerns including switching suppliers, monitors and understanding bills and contracts website: www.adviceguide.org.uk/england.htm
Check your Energy Supplier
There are many energy suppliers who all offer different deals. Getting the best deal can save you money and reduce the worry of large bills and feeling you can't afford to have the heating on.
For more information on checking your energy supplier see the DirectGov website.
Watch the video about changing your energy supplier.
Video courtesy of Ofgem / Citizens Advice