Saving Energy Toolkit - Caveats

Information for Ways to Save hints and tips have been sourced from OFGEM, Energy Saving Trust, Department of Energy and Climate Change, EU Commission Directive on Energy labelling, Department for Environment and Rural Affairs, University of Oxford, Waterwise, National Energy Foundation, National Insulation Association, HMRC, Which.co.uk, EnergyStar, Department of Interior, Energysavers.gov, US Environmental Protection agency, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Energy, Flowpoint, Centre for Sustainable Energy, London Fire, Carbon Trust, WRAP org, acamedia.edu, Energy Publications, Department of Trade and Industry , NI Direct Government Services, EBICO, The Guardian, AMDEA (association of manufacturers of domestic appliances), Whirlpool, NCBI, Lewes Government, Readers digest and UK Secondary Glazing,  

Prices for following products are based on those available from John Lewis, as of 01.08.2013. A+ Rated fridge freezer between £250 - £1,200, B+ rated Tumble Dryer £270 to £800,  A+ Rated Washing Machine £300 to £700,  A+ Rated Dishwashers £215 to £900,  Rotary Washing Line £20,  A+ Rated fridge freeze starting at £200,  LED festive lights between £10 to £25, double sized duvet from £50. 

Prices for following products are based on those available from Amazon, as of 01.08.2013. Timers and Occupancy Sensors between £4  to £25, Radiator Bleed keys from £1.

Prices for following products are based on those available from Homebase, as of 01.08.2013. CFL light bulbs between £2 - £7. ECO Kettles from £30.

Prices for Chimney Balloons are based on those available from Chimney Balloon Store, as of 01.08.2013. Chimney balloons estimated £25.

Prices for efficient showerheads are based on Which.co.uk estimates from £25.

Prices for efficient gas fires are based on those available from Superior Fires, as of 01.08.20, starting from £300.

Prices for following products are based on those available from Energy Saving Trust, as of 01.08.2013. Efficient Boilers from £2,300, programmable thermostats from £40, Thermostatic Radiator Valves from £10 each, Cylinder Thermostat from £15, Hot Water Cylinder Jackets from £15. 

Prices for products are based on those available from Wickes, as of 01.08.2013. Motion Detector £15.

Many savings messages are based on OFGEM national average consumption of 16,500 kWh for gas and 3,300 Kwh for Electricity, except for some savings where a more detailed E.ON calculation has been made and E.ON standard Energy plan prices, 4.334p for gas and 13.788 electricity correct as of 01.10.2013,. The saving messages do not include any standing charge, as this is not affected by your consumption. If you require specific information as to how we have calculated our savings messages, please email us, detailing the specific hint and tip you want information about.