There are a number of steps homeowners can take in order to reduce their expenditure on utilities, it has been reported.
Among these, Tescocompare.com reports, is investing in energy-efficient lighting.
Indeed, doing so could be particularly useful as the firm points out that lighting accounts for nearly four-tenths of the average energy bill.
Meanwhile, those keen on getting to grips with an eco DIY project over the summer months could be interested in the price comparison site’s comments that insulation should be used wherever possible.
This is particularly advised as boilers and hot water pipes are deemed to be significant sources of heat in the home.
And as the recent warm weather means that energy consumption is likely to be at its lowest, Tescocompare.com suggests there is no better time for people to find out more about where they use energy and how much it costs them.
Getting to grips with eco DIY could be particularly advisable, as sustain’ deputy editor Steve Oxley recently claimed that sustainability is playing an increasingly large role in how a property is sold.