Lower your bills in a few easy steps
Energy and water bills can be expensive, but there are a few things you can do to keep your costs as low as possible. Click on the headings below if you'd like to learn more about some of the ways you can reduce your bills:
Even if you have a prepayment meter, switching energy suppliers can shave hundreds of pounds off your bills.
70% of your bill is from heating your home and water, so using your equipment efficiently can reduce your bills.
It sounds obvious, but the less energy you use the lower your bills will be.
Paying for gas and electric via a prepayment meter is more expensive than a credit meter. You can swap your meter and make savings of up to £600 per year.
This is worth up to £140 per year.
If you have a small family or live on your own, then a water meter may be right for you.
Pay by direct debit
This can save you between £70 to £150 per year.
Why not try energy saving or LED bulbs?
Using energy saving light bulbs or LED lighting can make a huge difference to your energy bills. They may cost a little more to buy, but they will save you a lot of money in the long run.
An average home of 10 traditional bulbs would cost £193 in electricity
The same home with 10 low energy florescent light bulbs would cost £42 in electricity
If you swapped those for newer LED lighting it would cost £28 in electricity
Changing your bulbs could save you over £150 per year in lighting alone!