We have many ways in which you can save energy
Water Meter- Call Yorkshire water for a free water meter & you could save over £100 a year. 0345 1 24 24 24.
Loft Insulation can save you up to £175 a year. Free for WDH tenants. Call 01977 724431 or Email
Cavity Walls – Insulation can save up to £140 a year and is free for WDH tenants. Call 01977 724431 or Email
- Get Thick Curtains
- Turn it off
- Ask for advice
Light bulbs – Using energy saving light bulbs throughout your home can save you £55 a year.
Showers use 45 litres less water than a bath and can save up to £115 a year.
Turn it off – Turning off the tap while you brush your teeth saves 7 litres every time and can save you £14 a year. Get a free water saving pack from Yorkshire Water. Call 0345 1 24 24 24. Or Email yorkshirewater.com
Thick Curtains help to keep the heat in.
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Drip drip – A dripping tap can waste 5,500 litres a year and cost you £11 a year.
Turn it off – Turning appliances off instead of leaving them on standby could save you £50 a year
Mobiles – Most phones and laptops only need two or three hours to charge. Charging overnight wastes £50 a year.
Draughts – Draught excluders around your windows and doors could save you £90 a year.
Fridges – Defrost fridges and freezers regularly to maintain their efficiency.
Kettle – Only boiling the water you need can save you £14 a year.
Radiators – Bleed your radiators and use thermostatic valves to ensure they run efficiently.
Floors – Thick carpets and underlay help stop heating escaping through floors.
Water butt – Installing a water butt can save water and money and help your garden stay looking healthy.