The Kitchen

Energy efficient tips – go green save money

  • when cooking use lids your pans to cut down on the amount of energy needed
  • only boil the amount of water you need when making hot drinks
  • using a modern dishwasher can actually be more eco-friendly than washing dishes by hand. However this is only if it is run on the eco setting
  • choosing an eco kettle can help you save energy
Energy efficient kettle

Energy efficient kettle

Kettle that can boil just one cup

Kettle that can boil just one cup

Lighting

  • using energy saving light bulbs are great value for money compared with traditional light bulbs
  • LED lights are becoming increasingly popular as they require minimum energy to run

    LED lights

    LED lights

Under floor heating

  • 15% of heat in the home is lost through the ground
  • underfloor circuits ensure that the heat source is felt rather than seen

    Underfloor heating

    Underfloor heating