Five of the biggest home power wasters
Reduce your home energy bills with these tips for how to make power-hungry appliances more efficient.
Sometimes it seems as if household appliances are plugged directly into your bank account and help themselves to whatever cash they want.
The three biggest consumers of home energy, depending on the time of year, are heating, cooling and hot water. Together they are responsible for between 50 and 75 per cent of household power usage. Fridges and washing machines also significantly contribute to power usage. Keep an eye on the following power guzzlers: