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Energy conservation advice

 
EU Energy Label
European Community Energy Label

When buying or hiring the following electrical goods:

  • new domestic refrigerators
  • freezers and fridge-freezer combinations
  • washing machines
  • electric tumble dryers
  • combined washer-dryers and dishwashers

the European Community Energy Label must be displayed by law. The label can be viewed on the Energy Saving Trust website.

For free information on 'how to do your bit' for the environment visit the Doing Your Bit website or call them on 0845 786 8686.

For more tips on helping the environment ring the hotline on 0800 783 7838.

For free and impartial energy saving advice contact your local Energy Saving Trust Advice Centre on freephone 0800 512 012.They can help you with a free home energy check, details of the latest grants and offers for installing energy saving measures, information on the most energy efficient appliances and heating systems, advice on how to generate your own renewable energy and advice on cleaner vehicles and fuels to cut down running costs and emissions.

Alternatively, contact the main energy suppliers for this area:

British Gas Energy Efficiency Advice Service
80 St Mary's
Southampton
SO14 0YR
Tel: 0845 965 0650
Fax: 2380 824 228

Northern Electric & Gas Energy Efficiency Helpline
Tel: 0800 269 695

Grants are available via the Warm Front Scheme which is administered by the Eaga partnership.