Anglian Water are continuing to offer Tap into Savings home visits until 6 May. To make an appointment please go to www.anglianwater.co.uk/bitsandbobs or ring Anglian Water on 0800 9755 567 and follow the instructions.
Tag Archives: Home visits
We’ve been doing a lot of work in the past few weeks checking that people in Tile Hill and Canley are happy with the home visits to fit water saving equipment and also about the equipment which has been fitted.
What’s been really encouraging is the feedback we received about our installers – people have found [...]
Last week I was lucky enough to visit Greenfields Community Housing’s new green ’show home’, which demonstrates energy and water saving products to local residents. The house, in Halstead, includes things like heat pumps, electricity-generating solar panels on the roof, and mechanical ventilation to improve air quality in the house and reduce condensation. Automatic lights make sure [...]
Representatives from Tap into Savings in Redhill and Merstham were delighted to have been awarded a gold award in the local authority category of the recent Green Apple Awards (2011). The Green Apple Award is given by the Green Organisation who are dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.
Jo Hills [...]
This week Coventry City Council, one of the Tap into Savings partners, is focusing on saving energy through Switch if Off Week.
The Council is looking at its own energy use and also helping local residents to make savings. Here are some ways that you can get involved.
Enery monitors available to borrow from local libraries. See also [...]
Saving water doesn’t need to be expensive. There are plenty of products available for less than a fiver each which will help you save water. Some of these are available through Tap into Savings home visits, but most will be available at local shops.
a plug for your sink– Stop that valuable water running away. Use [...]
One simple way to cut electricity use is to switch off things which use power in standby mode or through transformers which waste electricity as heat when they are plugged in, even if the appliance isn’t switched on! Some quick examples from recent EcoTeams findings:
an old TV, which used 80 watts in use and 6 [...]
Most taps allow much more water through them than is needed, which can result in a big waste of water. Some of the taps we’ve looked at in Coventry have had flow rates of above 15 litres a minute, which is far too much for having a wash or doing the washing up.
This is why [...]
Part of the Tap into Savings home visit is to look at the shower, as this can be one of the biggest uses of hot water in a home, especially if you don’t keep track of how long you spend in there! There has been a lot of advice about taking a shower instead of a [...]
Tap into Savings has now installed over 1,000 devices to convert standard toilets so that they have two flushes, referred to as dual flush.
We use a simple but clever device called ecoBETA® which fits onto an existing toilet syphon inside the cistern. All that we need is a hand-drill to make a small hole in the plastic syphon. [...]