Energy saving tips for your home

Whether you want to reduce your carbon footprint or lower your bills, there are lots of easy ways you can save energy in the home.

If you’re looking to save energy, lower your energy costs, and reduce your carbon footprint, here are some quick and achievable changes you could make. You can also get more tips and advice from the expert organisations we’ve recommended at the bottom of this page.

We hope the ideas below, accompanied by savings calculated by Energy Saving Trust, are useful. But if you’re still struggling with your energy use, or are worried about paying your bill or topping up, please read our guide for customers who need extra support.

Save energy at home

Making small changes to your home setup and daily routines can add up to a real difference to your energy use, helping reduce how much you spend.

Helpful resources

You can get advice and support on energy efficiency in your home from:

Simple Energy Advice in England

Home Energy Scotland in Scotland

Nest home heat programme in Wales

For independent, specialist energy advice and more ways to reduce consumption in your home, visit the Energy Saving Trust website.

For practical advice about your energy bill and supply, call the Citizens Advice consumer helpline.

To learn more about how gas and electricity is supplied and your rights as a consumer, the energy regulator Ofgem has a useful bank of advice for households.

*All £ savings calculated by Energy Saving Trust, February 2022