I, Chris Tremblett, promise to hire a free energy SMART meter


Potential savings could be 9 Winter Garden Steel balls full of CO2 and £18 per year

Advice to help you fulfil your promise

Owl electricity meter

The Smart Meter is a little gadget that shows the electricity that household things like kettles, TVs, computers, phone chargers, etc. are using when they are on. The meter also shows how much these devices use when you think they are turned off on “standby”, and you may be surprised by how much energy they consume. You can save around £20 year by using this free to borrow gadget. The Smart Meter is simple to use and can be borrowed for 3 weeks at a time.

The meters can be borrowed from all Sheffield libraries for free for 3 weeks. This should be long enough to show you what items in your house are wasting you energy. If your local library has loaned out all of its meters you can put your name on a waiting list. Please note that like all items from the Library, if the smart meter is damaged, lost or not returned it must be paid for. Joining the library 

Local Energy Help and Advice

Insulate your home for FREE

Sheffield City Council are offering free cavity wall and loft insulation to all private home owners and anyone living in private rented accommodation living in the city (providing your house is suitable).  This is a new service to help you keep warm, save money on your fuel bills and do your bit for the environment.  It will cover the whole city, ward by ward, street by street over the next few years.

For more details: email insulation@sheffield.gov.uk

Home Energy Advice

Sheffield City Council - Sustainable Housing and Affordable Warmth

Sustainable Housing and Affordable Warmth (SHAW)
Neighbourhoods and Community Care
Sheffield City Council
PO Box 1918
S1 2XX


Free phone 0800 915 90690800 915 9069 

Email: shawteam@sheffield.gov.uk


energy saving logoConsumer electronics account for around 35% of your electricity bill, with that figure expected to rise. If you need to buy a new appliance look for the energy saving recommended logo.

Choose integrated appliances, such as a TV and DVD combined as it generally takes less energy to make one integrated item than 2 separate ones. Switch appliances off properly at the mains as they can use almost as much energy on standby as when in use.

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