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Save energy at home

Energy saving tips which could save you money

Start today by making smaller changes or consider bigger ones which could save you money while being kinder to the planet. 

What other people are doing to live more sustainably

Home improvements

63%
of homeowners are planning sustainable improvements.

Food waste

71%
are taking action to minimise their food waste.

Reduce energy use

59%
are trying to reduce their energy use in the home.

Make a small change

Turn your thermostat down by one degree

Lowering the temperature on your thermostat by one degree could save you around £60 a year (Energy Saving Trust, 2020).

Remove dust from radiators

Dust in the radiators could increase the bill up to 25% (Which, 2021). Remove dust from radiators and the back of your fridge to keep them fully efficient.

Fill your kettle only with the water you need

Filling your kettle only with the water you need could save you up to £8 a year (Energy Saving Trust, 2021).

What is an EPC certificate?

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) rate a property's energy efficiency and could help you buy a home that's more energy efficient and reduce your impact on the climate too.

How to save money on your energy bills

Small changes

Small things like not keeping your house and fridge door open longer than necessary could help you save energy. Explore more simple tips to save energy at home.

Energy efficient home improvements

Medium to bigger changes

Find out how you could save money over the long term with energy efficient home improvements.

Heat pumps v boilers

Heat pumps provide a low-carbon alternative to traditional boilers. They're highly efficient and kinder to the planet.

Moving to an energy efficient future

If you're buying or already have a property with a valid EPC rating of A or B you could be eligible for our Green Mortgage.

You could get a reduced rate on a 2 or 5 year fixed rate mortgage plus you could also get some cashback too - this is paid to your solicitor on the day you drawdown your mortgage.

NatWest Green Mortgages are available to over 18s. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Product fees may apply.

Cashback offer is only available on selected mortgages marked with ‘Green Mortgage - Cashback’ or 'Green Remortgage' and can be changed or withdrawn at any point. Max LTV 85%. Early repayment charges may apply.