Simple energy advice

With so many of us spending more time at home this Winter, it’s more important than ever to be aware of ways to save money on energy bills as well as stay warm. This post from Balsall Heath is Our Planet provides some useful advice.

There is a good website that shows easy ways to cut your gas and electric bills, without feeling cold, see Video

Balsall Heath has many older homes that need a lot of insulation work to hold the heat. Blocking draughts is very important, and I have draught stripped my front and back doors. Lowering heating control by just 1 C can save 10% on heating over a winter.

The website has advice for tenants , as well as improvements that homeowners can make. There is also information about grants and an advice phone number to ring. You can check also with the Energy Savings Trust website