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Space Heating - Energy Saving Tips

The heating system in your home contributes to 60% of your total energy consumption. It is therefore important that you tackle this area of your energy consumption first in order to get the most savings on your energy bill. Why not start with some simple and free energy saving measures and see how it helps the comfort in your home! 

Use a heating timer

Use a heating timer

Set the heating times for different days in the week. Ensure that the heating is turned off when leaving the house and remember that radiators will continue to... read more

Set the heating times for different days in the week. Ensure that the heating is turned off when leaving the house and remember that radiators will continue to heat your home for some time after the central heating is turned off. read less
Turn down your room thermostats.

Turn down your room thermostats.

Aim for 18-20ºC in your living room and 15-18ºC in your bedroom. read more

Aim for 18-20ºC in your living room and 15-18ºC in your bedroom. read less
Turn your radiators down or off

Turn your radiators down or off

Turn your radiators down or off in rooms you don't use. read more

Turn your radiators down or off in rooms you don't use. read less
Close doors

Close doors

Close doors to unused rooms so you only heat the smallest possible area. read more

Close doors to unused rooms so you only heat the smallest possible area. read less
Bleed your radiator

Bleed your radiator

If your home runs on a wet central heating system, bleed your radiators regularly, as trapped air can cause the radiators to run inefficiently. read more

If your home runs on a wet central heating system, bleed your radiators regularly, as trapped air can cause the radiators to run inefficiently. read less
Put on an extra jumper

Put on an extra jumper

You can get cold quickly from not moving around, even though the temperature in your home is ideal. read more

You can get cold quickly from not moving around, even though the temperature in your home is ideal. read less
Make use of the sun during winter

Make use of the sun during winter

Open up curtains, blinds and external shades. read more

Open up curtains, blinds and external shades. read less
Avoid the sun during the summer

Avoid the sun during the summer

Prevent heat from entering your home by closing curtains and shade windows. read more

Prevent heat from entering your home by closing curtains and shade windows. read less