This report on the WinACC Home Energy Service covers the first 6 months of 2016-2017 while its appendix gives a detailed report of the service since its inception in 2014 and the lessons that shaped the development of the service.

The Home Energy Advice team have been busy this autumn, going out and about giving support and help on how to reduce energy bills and the amount of energy used around homes. 

We have put together three case studies to show what can be done to make homes warmer and keep costs down. On average after a free visit from our energy adviser, people saved £215 per year on their bills. 

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. 

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.  The Which? website provides a handy list of the energy companies’ guides to their own bills: 

If you have not changed energy supplier for a number of years it may be possible to save hundreds of pounds by swapping to a cheaper tariff.

Swapping tariffs

The government’s website goenergyshopping.co.uk provides all the information you need regarding shopping for energy tariffs.

Understanding your bills