Your cookie preferences

We use cookies and similar technologies. You can use the settings below to accept all cookies (which we recommend to give you the best experience) or to enable specific categories of cookies as explained below. Find out more by reading our Cookie Policy.

Select cookie preferences

Skip to main content

Energy efficiency guides

Want to be more energy-efficient at home? Find useful tips you can employ across your home in our energy efficiency guides.

104 free energy-saving tips for the home

With working from home now the new normal and energy prices looking like they'll stay high, it's important to keep your bills as low as possible. The best ways to do that are in our guide featuring 104 free energy-saving tips for every part of your home.

You don't have to use all of them - it might be an impossible task to try - but they should go some way to getting you started saving energy and spending less on your bills.

Read more in the guide.

102 energy saving tips for the home header
102 energy saving tips for the home header

104 energy saving tips for your home - Uswitch

With working from home the new normal and energy prices high, it's important to keep your bills as low as possible. The best ways to do that are in our guide featuring 104 energy-saving tips.

Learn more

Energy saving lightbulbs - Uswitch

Low energy lighting and energy-saving lightbulbs may have had bad press in the past, but they've come a long way and can really save you money.

Learn more

Energy-saving tips for your TV, computer and laptop - Uswitch

Find out how to use your TV, computer, laptop and other electronic devices in the most energy-efficient manner with top tips from Uswitch.

Learn more

Energy-efficient hot water - Uswitch

Cut the cost of your hot water with tips and advice on the most energy-efficient and cost-effective methods of heating water from Uswitch.

Learn more

Energy-efficient cooking - Uswitch

Read Uswitch's top tips for energy efficient cooking and find out how to cut energy consumption in the kitchen.

Learn more
Person washing up dishes by hand in sink

By hand or by dishwasher: which is more energy efficient? - Uswitch

Wondering if it's more energy-efficient to wash your dishes by hand or use a dishwasher? Find out with Uswitch and cut your energy bills.

Learn more

What is an energy performance certificate? - Uswitch

An energy performance certificate is required if you are selling, renting or building in the UK. Find out how to get one, and how it can save money.

Learn more
Electric car charging station around Crouch End area on London street

What’s the impact of electric cars on my energy bill? - Uswitch

How much does it cost to charge an electric car in the UK? How long does it take to charge an electric car? Find out in this easy-to-follow Uswitch guide.

Learn more

Should I heat the whole house or just the room I'm using? - Uswitch

Wondering if it's cheaper and more energy efficient to heat your whole house or just one room? Get the answer and cut your heating bills with Uswitch.

Learn more
Energy monitor on counter

Energy monitors explained - Uswitch

Energy monitors can help you to be more energy efficient and cut your energy usage - find out more with Uswitch.

Learn more

Energy-efficient heaters - Uswitch

Energy-efficient heaters: if you need to boost your heating, an energy-efficient heater can help. Find out what your options are, from gas and electric heaters to fires.

Learn more

Is it more energy-efficient to keep the heating on all the time? - Uswitch

Find out whether it is more energy-efficient to keep your heating on all the time or to set the heating to come on at specific times of the day.

Learn more
Wood ready to be burned for fuel

Choosing a domestic heating fuel - Uswitch

Find out what heating fuel is the best option for your home. Uswitch explains the advantages and disadvantages of the heating fuels available.

Learn more

Energy-efficient laundry tips - Uswitch

Find out how to make washing and drying your clothes as energy-efficient as possible with these top tips from Uswitch and reduce your energy bills.

Learn more

Energy-saving tips for the garden - Uswitch

If you're planning to spend time in the garden, make sure you're not wasting energy unnecessarily - find out how to save energy in the garden here.

Learn more

Energy efficiency labels explained - Uswitch

With energy efficiency an important part of keeping bills down, it's important to make sure you're purchasing energy-efficient appliances. Find out how to read their energy efficiency labels to make sure you're getting the right appliance for you.

Learn more

How to bleed your radiators to improve energy efficiency - Uswitch

How to bleed a radiator: with our step by step guide bleeding radiators is easy. Plus, it can help you save energy and cut your heating bills.

Learn more

Energy-saving tips: tools and gadgets - Uswitch

Tips and advice on tools and gadgets that could help you with energy-saving heating. Find products to help cut your heating bills.

Learn more

Summer energy bills and the cost of keeping cool - Uswitch

Energy bills typically drop in the summer, but keeping yourself cool at home can bump up your energy costs in ways you might not expect.

Learn more

What is the Great British Insulation Scheme? - Uswitch

The Great British Insulation Scheme is a new energy efficiency scheme introduced by the government to help households waste less energy - but who's eligible for it and how can you sign up?

Learn more