Home Energy

The UK faces an immense challenge. We’ll need to retrofit a million homes a year with energy efficiency measures like insulation and renewables to reach the UK Government’s goal of net zero emissions by 2050. Although challenging, doing so will have immense benefits. Not only are energy efficient homes better for the environment, they’re also more comfortable, healthier and cheaper to run. 

Take action

Install DIY Awnings

These DIY awnings shade sunny windows, stopping the sun streaming in during heatwaves.

Heat the house smarter

Setting your heating to a lower temperature as well as turning the heating off overnight and every time you leave the house are all easy ways to reduces your energy use

Review household energy use regularly

Regularly reviewing your household’s energy use will help you identify and track any potential savings. Smart meters can be a great help to keep on top of your usage.

Eliminate draughts

Filling cracks (e.g. around windows or doors) can be a cheap and easy way to significantly improve the comfort of your home and reduce your energy bills.

Install loft insulation

Insulating your loft can be a very quick and cheap way to improve the comfort and energy efficiency of your home.

Install wall insulation

Insulating walls helps to retain heat in your house, reduce your heating needs and make you feel more comfortable. There are various ways to insulate walls effectively.



There’s much we can do to make our homes more sustainable, often at low cost and with relatively little effort. 

The resources in this section will help get you started:

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