Menu Filter

5 Tips To Help You Save On Energy Bills In Your Student Home

5 Tips To Help You Save On Energy Bills In Your Student Home: Now that your all settled into your shared student house it should be an exciting time however if bills are not included in the rent then your energy bills could get way out of hand if it is not managed properly.

CHARGE YOUR DEVICES AT UNIVERSITY.

This is one of our favorite hacks at WhichPad which is often over looked by many university students. When you leave the house for university remember to take your charger for your devices and use the university electricity to charge your devices to save on your bills. Your already paying £9000 a year you might as well get the a bang for your buck from your university.

WRAP UP WARM WHILE INDOORS

As the weather turns, you can’t expect to walk around the house in shorts and t-shirt. Wearing lots of layers and wrapping up under blankets helps to keep you warm – not to mention the comfort!

SHOP FOR THE BEST STUDENT DEALS

Energy suppliers offer a wide variation of rates, and you might find that changing suppliers reduces your bill by up to £200 per year! Find who to switch to by searching on energy comparison sites. Switching suppliers is easy and takes less than 15 minutes to complete – plus you can do it all online.

TURN OFF LIGHTS,UNUSED APPLIANCES AND UNPLUG YOUR CHARGER

This is another great way to easily shave pounds off your energy bills. If you or your housemates aren’t in a room and aren’t planning on coming back within a couple of minutes then be sure to turn the lights off to save electricity. Likewise, turn off appliances that aren’t being used and be sure to unplug your chargers (phone, tablet, laptop and more) to save.

PAY BY DIRECT DEBIT

Most energy suppliers will offer a discount if you pay your bills via monthly direct debit. This also allows you to accurately budget throughout the year – you would generally be paying more than you use over summer to build up a credit, then use that credit towards your larger winter usage. This means you should pay the same amount every month.

There are no responses so far.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *