Category: Energy Guides
What Is an Economy 10 Energy Tariff?
The vast majority of homes and commercial units in the UK are connected to the mains electricity power grid. This means that property owners or managers need to work with energy suppliers to ensure a continual electricity power supply. Economy 10 refers to a specific type of electricity tariff, offered by many providers. Although there […]
What is an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?
An EPC is an Energy Performance Certificate that’s required by law on all buildings that are newly built, sold or rented out. That’s nearly all of them, then.So if you’re buying or renting a property, you need to make sure there’s an EPC. They’re valid for 10 years and give you an indication of how […]
Getting a refund from your energy supplier
You know what it’s like when a friend owes you money – do you bring it up or wait for them to mention it? That’s a tricky one, maybe you’ll just let it slide. If it’s less than a fiver we say don’t bother. But get this. Around 12 million of Britain’s households are in credit […]
Why your energy bill is so high and what to do
Listen, can you hear that noise? Turn the TV down, silence the radio and you can just about make it out. It’s the plaintive cry of some unfortunate soul who’s just opened an envelope. Not just any old envelope, but one of those with a little see-through window and a printed name and address. A […]
Average UK room temperature and thermostat settings
What are smart thermostats and how do they work?
Imagine you’re sitting at work on a late Monday afternoon in January and your boss has just said that everyone must stay late to finish the prep for tomorrow’s pitch. It starts snowing outside. The trains aren’t running properly. By the time you finally leave the office and make it onto the bus you’re close […]
Peak and off-peak electricity times explained
Working out whether you’re paying the right amount for gas and electricity can be a complicated business. In fact, just reading through your latest bill and trying to figure out exactly how much you’re paying per unit can be all but impossible. We’re not saying that the suppliers make the bills incredibly complicated on purpose, of course. We’re just […]
Expensive appliances using the most electricity
Here at Look After My Bills we’re all about cheap energy. Because we’re experts, we know that there are two ways of looking at cheap energy. One way is to shop around for the very best gas and electricity tariffs you can find (or at least ask Look After My Bills to do the shopping around for you). The […]
Top energy savings tips to reduce your bill
Do you know what keeps us awake at night here at Look After My Bills? Your energy bill. Yes, you, sitting right there, reading this. We worry that your energy bill is too high. That’s why we make it our mission to track down the best tariffs, just like Indiana Jones hunting for some priceless relic […]