The Utility Room

Central heating

  • most households have their central heating set higher than they need it
  • turning your heating down by one degree and carry on doing this each day until you still feel warm enough can be a very effective way of reducing your energy bills. Every degree you turning it down could you around £60 a year on your heating bill

Recycling

  • local authorities in Bath offer a collection service for recyclable items which you can find out from the B&NES website

Washing machines

  • modern washing machines will produce excellent results at 30°C which saves energy too
  • try to only use the tumble dryer when you need to
Insulated hot water tank

Insulated hot water tank

 

Use a washing line instead of tumble drying

Use a washing line instead of tumble drying