Your boiler is one of the hardest working appliances in your home, producing heat and hot water around the clock to ensure that your house is a comfortable, functional and a pleasant place to be. It is also one of your home’s largest energy consumers, so here are six easy energy saving tips that will help you to save money and do your bit to protect the planet
Give your radiators space
Obstructions, including furniture and curtains can prevent the efficient circulation of warm air around a room. This means that radiators will need to work harder to maintain the temperature of your home and will consume more energy in the process.
Turn down the temperature
Lowering your thermostat by one degree could reduce your energy consumption by as much as 6%. As this article explains, both health and energy experts agree that the optimum temperature for the home is between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius.
If your boiler is struggling to maintain a consistent temperature, it is important to contact a professional as soon as possible. Many teams, including a Gloucester boiler repair company, whose services can be seen here http://www.hprservicesltd.com/gloucester-boilers/boiler-repair-gloucester/, offer same-day appointments to get your heating and hot water system running smoothly.
Ensure pipes and taps are well maintained
As leakages will negatively impact the efficiency of your home’s hot water system, addressing any dripping taps and pipes as soon as possible is important.
Practice effective heat loss prevention
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