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To celebrate Big Energy Saving Week, here are 10 tips to help you cut your home energy bills without compromising on comfort.
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Ready to make some home energy savings? Then you need to check out Big Energy Saving Week. Here's what the campaign's all about, and some of our top tips for cutting your fuel bills this year.

Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week is a national campaign run by Citizens Advice and the Energy Saving Trust. It runs from 18 January to 24 January 2021, and it's all about helping you spend less on your utility bills.

Whether you need help switching providers or you just want to cut your energy consumption, it's worth checking out the advice on offer.

Big Energy Saving Week is not just about using less energy. It's also about helping you save money and stay on top of your bills, whether it means accessing financial advice or applying for a boiler grant.

So, if you're not sure what financial support you're entitled to, this is the campaign for you. In the meantime, though, here are 10 things you can do to quickly cut your home energy bills.

1. Turn off standby

Don't leave devices like TVs, laptops and other computers on standby all night. According to the Energy Saving Trust, you can save up to £90 a year just by switching off appliances at the wall!

2. Change light bulbs

We're all home more often right now, which means the lights are on all day. The good news? LED bulbs use 90% less energy than traditional bulbs, so make quick energy savings by making the change.

3. Do less laundry

In other words, don't wash small loads. Wait until you've got a full load so you're running fewer…
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