Tips to Save on your Energy Bills: Part Three - Invest Now to Save More in the Long Run

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11th November 2020

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Taking small actions can add up to big savings. We’ve provided a number of tips and life hacks in this series of blogs called ‘Top Tips on Savings on your Energy Bills’.

In part one we helped to identify quick wins around the house to save on energy costs.

In part two we helped by sharing routines and habits you can develop to save on energy costs.

In part three we’re looking at big and small investments to save you more money in the medium to long-term. Bigger investments might not be possible in the short-term, but you could invest the savings you make over the next few months. You may also be eligible for grants and supports, but more on that below. Smaller investments can be cheaper than you think, and you’ll feel the benefits in your pocket.

We’ve broken these tips and investment ideas into three categories based on the potential cost. Keep reading to learn more.

Annual Investment

One-time Purchases

Whole House Investments and Grants

Bonus Tip

Be sure to apply for any supports/entitlements at the end of the year/start of a new year - if you’ve been working from home you might be eligible to claim back some of your heating and electricity bills. You can learn more from Citizens Information here.

These are just a few ideas, tips and lifehacks that will have a positive impact on reducing the cost of running your home. The best thing is that you can start them today. Do you have any ideas to share, or great ideas to help reduce energy consumption? Head over to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages to share.

You can contact your local MABS office , chat through our live chat or call the MABS Helpline on 0761 07 2000, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 8pm or you can check the MABS News Feed for further updates and guidance.