Spend less time in the shower
Keeping your shower time to just 4 minutes could save a typical household £95 a year on their energy bills.
It may surprise you to hear that 16% of your energy bill comes from heating water, so a shorter shower will save you money.
We know that it's a worrying time with increases in energy and household bills, so we've got some great tips that could help save you money on your energy bills by saving water.
If you’re on a water meter, according to the customer body Consumer Council for Water (CCW), a family of four could save a £1,270 on water and energy bills by using less water, by:
|Reducing each person's daily shower from 10 minutes to 5 minutes||£740|
|Fixing a leaking toilet||£300|
|Turning off the tap while brushing teeth||£100|
|Cutting out two dishwasher runs per week by only running with full loads||£76|
|Cutting out two washing machine runs per week by only running with full loads||£37|
|Fixing a dripping tap||£17|
If you’re not on a water meter, it still pays to save, according to the Energy Savings Trust, you could save over £200 a year on your energy bill by using less water, by following the tips below: