Reducing your heating thermostat by 1C can cut up to 10 per cent off your heating costs and for a gas-heated, three-bed semi-detached property, this could work out at a saving of about £55 a year.
ENERGY prices have soared and households will soon feel the pinch of price rises by the big six suppliers in the UK. Families that are struggling to make ends meet will have to contend with average rises of 18 per cent for gas and 16 per cent for electricity with British Gas.
Eon and Scottish and Southern Energy also announced price increases due to come into effect this month and npower will hike prices by 16 per cent for gas and 7 per cent for electricity from October 1. Scottish Power’s rises came into effect last month.
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