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Get energy fit and shed pounds off your energy bills for the New Year

It is another new year and a time for resolutions. To lose a little weight is probably the top of most people's list this year, but how about shedding some pounds off your energy bill too?
It is another new year and a time for resolutions.  To lose a little weight is probably the top of most people's list this year, but how about shedding some pounds off your energy … http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/get-energy-fit-and-shed-pounds-your-energy-bills-new-year/

Energy wasted by standby [infographic]

Energy wasted by electrical appliances left on standby can be upto 25% of your energy use. This infographic shows how much your entertainment equipment is wasting per year.
Energy wasted by electrical appliances left on standby can be upto 25% of your energy use. Following on from our previous post "the price of standby", this infographic demonstrate… http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/energy-wasted-standby-infographic/

The price of standby

When you think of saving energy, one of the first pieces of advice is to switch off equipment when you don't use it. But how much energy does standby actually use and does switching things off instead of standby actually save energy and money?
  related products When you think of saving energy, one of the first pieces of advice is to switch off equipment when you don't use it. It is a free and easy acti… http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/price-standby/

A "nudge" to save energy

Behavioural science and the politicos buzz word "nudging" are becoming an ever present part of our society. But these techniques can help us save energy.
Behavioural science and the politicos buzz word "nudging" are becoming an ever present part of our society. The basic premise is that instead of using pure utilitarian incentives … http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/nudge-save-energy/

Voltage Optimisation - VO4HOME

Voltage Optimisation is now available for your home. Saving you money, energy and reducing the wear and tear on your electrical appliances and gadgets. Independently verified and guaranteed to produce energy savings of at least 10%.
This article was supplied and sponsored by Fusion of Power Ltd., www.fusionofpower.co.uk  Voltage Optimisation is now available for your home. Saving you money, energy and red… http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/voltage-optimisation-vo4home/

mobile phone charger controversy

Lots of energy saving websites will tell you to switch off your mobile phone charger when it is not in use but they are also now saying not to leave your phone plugged in once it is fully charged. Does this work in the real world? I test the advice to fin…
Lots of energy saving websites will tell you to switch off your mobile phone charger when it is not in use (for example here, here, here and even here), they are also now saying n… http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/mobile-phone-charger-controversy/

what is this site all about?

A good place to start is to describe why this site was created. It all comes down to wanting to know how green I am compared with others.
A good place to start is to describe why this site was created.  It all comes down to wanting to know how green I am compared with others. A few months ago an energy bill lande… http://www.howgreenami.co.uk/blog/what-site-all-about/