In most households in the UK, the cost of heating and hot water accounts for around half of the home's fuel bills. By ensuring your heating system is as efficient as possible, you can reduce your bills and reduce your carbon emissions.
Most homes in the UK have central heating that comprises a boiler that heats water in radiators and provides hot water to taps. Most boilers run on mains gas, or, in off-mains gas areas, oil, LPG, coal or wood. Some homes rely on electric storage heaters and an electric immersion heater for hot water.
We offer the following advice to get the most out of your heating system:
The Energy Saving Trust has lots of information about ways to be more energy efficient in your home.