Tips for saving energy through your central heating

People are familiar with tactics like turning off electrical items when you are not using them to save power. There are numerous other ways you can cut down your energy usage including through the way you use your central heating. If you are looking at energy saving, the following information may help.

It can be worth spending money to heat your home when you know that it helps you stay comfy and cosy. That being said, there are ways that you can make a difference and reduce how much energy you use. An example is lagging your hot water tank to minimise waste heat.

Turn the heating down

You aren’t going to notice if your heating is set one degree lower. However you won’t be using as much energy. This might be able to result in hundreds of pounds of savings across the year, so why not give it a try?

Thermostatic radiator valves

energy saving central heatingThese are an affordable and simple way to make your heating system more efficient. They provide you with more control for your radiators by regulating the temperature in each room. It doesn’t take much work to fit them.

Is it time for a replacement?

An old central heating system that is reaching the end of its life will incur extra energy costs as it becomes less efficient to run. Many people might put off replacing it due to the price of a new system. Unfortunately this will increase how much it costs you in the long term. A modern condensing boiler has a very high efficiency rating which makes them cheaper to run than older boilers. As a result it is one of the best options if you are looking at energy saving.

Being energy efficient is a great way to reduce your environmental impact and you get to enjoy lower energy bills. If you are looking to make any changes to your boiler or central heating then you have come to the right place. The Warm team works to find an expert engineer or plumber in your area so that you can receive the work you need at an affordable cost. Call today or complete our quote form.