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Energy saving devices and appliances

Choosing energy efficient technology for your home is money well spent.

Here’s what you need to know:

Choose the right appliances

Choosing an A-rated fridge freezer over a F-rated could save you about £50 and 35kg of CO2 in energy bills.

Purchasing an A-rated dishwasher over an E-rated dishwasher you can save £30 and 20kg of CO2 per year.

LED the way

Replace all bulbs with LED equivalents and save around £60 a year and 50kg of CO2.

Online energy

Laptops use 83% less electricity over a year than a desktop. Tablets use on average 75% less power than laptops.

Be smart with a smart meter

Smart meters could save you money on energy bills every year – Ask your energy supplier to install one in your home.

Bigger isn’t always better

An A-rated 55-inch vs A-rated 65-inch TV could save you around £25 and 18kg of CO2 per year to run.

Download our Energy saving devices and appliances PDF.

Savings based on a typical three-bedroom semi-detached gas heated house, with an 88% efficient gas boiler and average gas tariff of 7p/kWh and electricity tariff of 29p/kWh. Correct as of January 2024.

Last updated: 7 February 2024