Practical Home Energy Saving
Updated: 06-Mar-2014
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Latest news...

16-April-2014
The energy saving lighting pages in the electrical section have been updated. Check out the lighting FAQ if you need help with the terminology.

11-April-2014
The simple computer electricity saving tips and the computer electricity saving page have been updated, they can all be found in the electrical section.

03-April-2014
The lighting failure page in the energy saving lighting section has been updated with the latest failure information.

28-March-2014
The dishwasher page has been updated plus more tips have been added to the washing machine energy saving page in the electricity saving and water saving sections,

24-March-2014
Simple tips have been added to the washing machine energy saving page in the electricity saving and water saving sections,

12-March-2014
More information has been added to the page on toilet cisterns in the water saving section.

26-February-2014
More ideas have been added to the miscellaneous heat saving page.

2007 SIte History

A brief 2007 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.

24-December: Page of miscellaneous heat reduction information added.

14-December: Vista settings added to section on computers. Minor update to Setting Up Central Heating.

4-December: Section on computers expanded to include details of setting up for maximum energy saving.

23-November: Loft insulation page added. Insulating hot water pipes updated, balancing central heating systems updated.

10-November: Latest electricity costs and CO2 savings added.

4-November: Central heating pipe insulation page updated. Washing machine page updated. Simple tips to save heat updated.

21-October: Water section updated and latest cost and use figures added.

8-October: 2006/7 Heating costs and CO2 savings added. Heating section updated with latest information.

1-October: Page on televisions added.

8-September: Simple Tips To Save Water updated. Computer page updated.

29-August: Latest electricity usage, cost and CO2 savings added.

24-July: Simple Tips for Electricity, Heating and Water updated and expanded.

22-June: Two new remote control switch reviews added to Review pages.

5-June: Review pages added to the Misc section with the first review on a remote control switch pack. More reviews coming over the next few months.

18-May: Carbon dioxide savings added to electrical section. Simple electricity saving tips updated. Conversion page updated.

7-May: Carbon dioxide generation figures added to conversion factors page. Carbon savings added to heating section.

23-April: Page on Pressurised Hot Water Systems added. Rainwater storageincreased.

14-April: Latest water costs and water use added. Links page updated.

2-April: Electrical section revised and brought up to date. SImple Electricity Saving Tips and Computer Energy Saving Tips updated. Latest electricity costs added.

18-March: 2007 Water Survey results added. Extra information added to section on water.

14-February: New page on pipe insulation added to Heating section. General tidy up of Heating section.

5-February: New checklists added for electricity, heating and water. Improvements to the survey process in Electricity, Heating and Water.

24-January: Heating section updated with new information on balancing and setting up central heating, page added with temperature measuring tips, central heating balancing checklist added. Links page updated.

7-January: Heating section updated with new information. Page on balancing and setting up central heating added

1-January: Link to Energy Miser blog added. Page covering rechargeable batteries added. Electrical section updated.

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