A new page on measuring gas consumption has been added. The page on measuring electricity consumption has been updated. Both can be found in the miscellaneous section.
The holiday checklist has been updated in preparation for the holiday season. It can be found in the miscellaneous section.
The dishwasher page has been updated with more energy saving tips, it can be found in the electrical and water sections.
How to save water in toilet cisterns has been expanded in the water saving section.
The radiator fault finding page has been updated with extra information.
The central heating electricity use page has been updated with new information based on feedback from our readers.
The background page in the miscellaneous section has been updated with more information.
The heating section home page and more tips how to save heat have been updated.
Electricity costs, electricity use and CO2 generation added for the first three years of our second house.
Tips for saving heat in the greenhouse updated with more information.
The insulating central heating and hot water pipes page has been revised along with the example of poor central heating pipe insulation.
Practical Home Energy Saving History 2005/6
A brief history of Practical Home Energy Saving which aims to save you money and aid practical energy saving to help the environment by reducing CO2 emissions.
18-December: Additional information added to background. Page of Links to sites related to energy and cost saving added.
3-December: Tip of the day added
22-November: Heating section updated including adding oil cost and use details. Minor updates to the Water section.
15-November: Page on washing machines added, dishwasher page updated. Further changes to 2006 electric and heating surveys results.
10-November: Lighting and Miscellaneous cost saving examples updated to use latest electricity prices. 2006 Survey updated with latest changes.
6-November: Site layout revised to make navigation simpler.
1-November: Added latest cost and use figures for electricity.
8-October: Details of latest reductions in water use added.
1-October: 2006 Heat Loss Survey results added. Project Pages added. Extra data added to 2006
Electricity Use Survey.
17-September: Software section moved to JSutils.com. Links on this site have been changed to reflect this.
3-September: LANOff V2.5 released
28-August: EnCalcE V2.1 and EnCalcL V2.1 released.
21-August: CPUOff V3.5 released
7-August: Latest cost savings and 2006 survey added to the Electrical
Energy Saving section.
2-August: EnCalcL V2.0 released.
24-July: EnCalcE V2.0 released. Page on dishwashers added to Water and Electrical sections of Energy Saving.
7-June: Electrical Energy Saving section completed including latest costs & cost savings.
28-May: Water Energy Saving Section completed and updated to reflect latest costs & cost savings.
30-March: EnCalcL released. The companion to EnCalcE this is a water use calculator.
21-March: CPUOff V3.1 released. SImple Tips for Electricity and Heating updated.
14-March: LANOff V2.0 released. Extra info added to saving water section.
20-February: EnCalcE V1.0 released.
2-February: CPUOff V3.0 released.
26-January: Further info added to saving water section.
11-January: Updated graphics for saving heating and water sections.
2-December: Simple tips for water saving updated. More water pages added. First part heating
21-November: New look web site - EnCalcE Beta available in the software section.
8-November: Initial electrical energy survey results added to the electrical section of saving energy.
12-October: SIte first went live with sections on software and energy conservation