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Helping to save energy for Stafford area ... and for our planet!

County HospitalRead how private investors have raised over £340,000 to fit solar panels to hospitals in Stoke and Stafford to benefit the health of local people and the environment as part of a community energy scheme. Get the full story here.

Welcome to the Save Your Energy website, which is packed with practical advice and information about how to save energy in your home or business, and how to generate your own heat or electricity using renewable energy sources.

Cut carbon emissions: Saving energy will cut your bills and reduce your carbon emissions. This is vital if we are to reduce the impact of climate change, now and in the future.

Over 100,000 visitors per year: Although intended mainly for people living in and around Stafford, Staffordshire, much of the information is useful wherever you are, and we welcome visitors from far and wide.

Local case studies and services: This site also tells you about households and businesses who have made energy-saving changes, and provides links to localcompanies providing relevant products and services.

Non-profit: The website is maintained by Sustainability Matters, a not-for-profit community group, and is supported by Stafford Borough Council. Let us know if you have any ideas or suggestions to improve the site, or would like to feature your energy-saving project on the site - just click .

Your community: Thinking about solar panels for your community hall or social club, or want to make your neighbourhood more eco-friendly? See our Community Energy section for advice and tips. Contact us to add your event or activity to the 'What's on' list.

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Splash out with water savings

shower
Take a shower rather than a bath - Showers use about half the hot water of a bath, and can save around £10 per person per year.

ADVICE, GRANTS AND OFFERS

Give your home a health check!

Free help and advice from Stafford Borough Council

Healthy houseKeep warm, manage fuel bills

Reduce the risk of fires and accidents

Prevent falls in the home

Adapt your home for a disabled person

Essential repairs and maintenance

Free, no obligation home visit from a Health and Housing advisor

Download 'Give your home a health check'

or phone (01785) 619000

 

Warmer Homes Stafford

Talk to us today about finding help

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For more info click here

or check out the Warmer Homes Stafford website

Oliver Rothwell

Oliver Rothwell of Warmer Homes Stafford
gives advice to a local resident

Funding your Community Energy project

Want to reduce energy bills in your community building?

See 'No fun without funding' for inspiration and possible funding options.

 

Suffering financial hardship?
You can apply for financial help from energy suppliers

 

Focus on Feed-in Tariffs

Click here for our handy guide to help you decide

 

Health Through WarmthHTW logo

Do you know someone whose health is affected by cold living conditions?

Do they require assistance with the installation of heating and insulation that they cannot fully fund themselves?

Click here for more information about npower's Health Through Warmth, and how it may be able to help

Go Energy Shopping ... now!

Find your best deal for gas and electricity via the Ofgem website

HELP AND ADVICE FROM SAVE YOUR ENERGY:

Do you live in a rented property in Stafford Borough? Are you concerned about the state of the property or its management? You can phone the Housing Standards team at Stafford Borough Council on 01785 619000, for advice.

NOTE: Some deals for energy efficiency measures may apply to homeowners only. Tenants should consult with their landlords before taking any action.

For free impartial advice phone the Energy Saving Advice Service on 0300 123 1234.

Save Energy, Save Money, Save the Earth