Energy Advice Project 

So many people are concerned about the rising cost of gas and electricity today.

We can offer you FREE energy advice to make sure that your energy bills are kept to a minimum, saving you as much of your income as possible.

Contact David Barr, Energy Adviser, now!

Simply text, call or email to book your appointment.

T: 07495 706893 (Mon - Wed)

E: energy@grampianhousing.co.ukcitrusenergyswitchbanner1

So many people are concerned about the rising cost of gas and electricity today.

David can:-

• Provide advice on how to reduce your fuel billscitrusenergyswithbanner2

• Find you cheaper electricity and gas (or you can contact Citrus Energy direct)

• Check your meter for faults 

• Advise you how to use your appliances economically

• Answer any technical questions you have about your central heating system and demonstrate how to use it efficiently

• Check any benefits entitlement and maximise your income

• Assist you with any fuel debt


Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some questions you may have which David could help you with:

How can I get my gas and electricity bills down? 

What is a smart meter?  Should I get one? 

How can I get cheaper gas and electric? 

Can I change my meter? 

Who can help me if I have problems with my energy supplier? 

What is the £140 Warm Home Discount?  Can I get it? 

Who can help me understand my heating controls? 

Energy efficiency tips to save you money

Tip

Annual Savings

Turn down heating thermostat 1º and save 10% off your energy bill. 18 - 21ºC is recommended for affordable warmth.  To obtain a temperature of 21ºC turn your radiator valve to setting 3.  To obtain a temperature of 18ºC turn the valve to between 1 and 2.

£65

Change to LED energy bulbs

£60

Entertainment systems energy use can use as much as 20% of your electricity bill.  Switch off devices when not in use or put on standby or use a power down device.           

£50 - £90

Turn off lights when you leave the room.  Don’t leave appliances on standby – TVs, computers, phone chargers (except digital and satellite recorders).

£50

Boil only the amount of water you need in your kettle.                                   

£10

Wash clothes at 30ºC.  Full loads are best.                                             

£40

Only use tumble driers when you can’t hang clothes outside.                          

£30

Have a shower rather than a bath.                                                                           

£50

Fit draught excluders around doors, windows and loft hatches

£75

When purchasing a new appliance, choose an energy efficient model.  An energy efficient model can save you up to 20% of the running costs.

20%

Share your energy saving ideas with others!


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