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13 top tips to save energy and money this winter

Save energy and money this winter with some top tips to cut your bills.

Big Energy Saving Week, which runs from January 18-24, is part of a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.

Energy UK, the trade association for the energy industry, says: “Energy efficiency is essential to help consumers reduce their energy consumption and improve the comfort of their homes.

“It is also central to achieving the UK’s commitment to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 per cent by 2050, relative to 1990 levels.”

Here are some top tips from Big Energy Saving Winter, a campaign by Citizens Advice, the Energy Saving Trust and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, that could help you save energy and cut your household bills.

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