Energy monitoring

How much energy is your home using? Is the energy use going up or down? How much energy does your home consume when you’re out or overnight? Monitoring the energy use can help answer all of these and help you identify areas where you can make savings.

Now that the Paris Agreement has been signed, the work begins.

13 December 2015

Not a fair COP

From the Centre for Sustainable Energy in Bristol: video on how to carry out a DIY home energy efficiency audit. 

This is a quick introduction to voltage optimisation and how you can make changes to save energy and money.

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It really helps if you understand your energy bill as this will help you to see where you can save money. Unfortunately, every energy bill is laid out differently, but don’t despair. 


I just arrived in Paris for the global climate talks that start here today, and one of the first things I saw when I turned on my computer was the stream of photos coming from thousands of Global Climate March events across the globe.

What I saw was the beauty and power of a growing movement.

In England well over half of centrally heated homes are fitted with efficient condensing boilers. Isn’t it time that you replaced your old inefficient boiler and stopped wasting heat up the chimney?


Changing lightbulbs is perhaps the easiest way to save energy in the home and can deliver significant savings.

Here's a quick introduction to lightbulbs and how you can make changes to save energy and money.

Installing and using heating controls can significantly reduce your heating bills by only heating your house and water to the temperatures you need – when you need it.  A room thermostat and seven thermostatic radiator valves cost around £350 and could save you £70 - £150 a year.