I-line Energy Assessments - EPC Energy saving tips for your home
As an EPC assessment assessor we work on getting your home the best energy efficiency rating. Making your home more energy efficient is a great way to help the environment and save yourself money. Here are some tips to do this: -
Keeping your homes well insulated will reduce the interchange of heat through your walls and roof, windows and doors. These are simple yet effective methods.
· Manage Home Temperature
Managing your home’s temperature is likely the most effective energy cost item in your home. By operating an Energy Efficient Thermostat allow you to schedule specific changes in temperature (heating and cooling) in your home throughout the year.
· Limit Electricity Usage
Leaving electronics on standby means that electricity is still being generated. Turning these appliances off at the wall stops this from happening.
· Energy Efficient Performance Products
If and when you are upgrading appliances make sure you get one with a high efficiency rating as this will help save your money each day that it’s running Investing in solar panels or other renewable technology is another great way of this.
· Reduce Water usage
Hot water is expensive. If 4 people within your household reduce their shower time, you will make a saving over the year. Also turn water off when shaving, washing hands and brushing teeth. Fixing a hot water leak in your faucet can also save in energy costs.
· Turn of Lights and use Energy Efficient Bulbs
Using Energy Efficient Bulbs is far more efficient than standard light bulbs and they last longer. Turning your lights off couldn’t be simpler, from using timed switches to ones that can be controlled remotely from your smartphone.
To discuss your energy efficiency with an expert contact us on 020 8391 4901.