Ways to save energy and money
Ensuring your household has optimal energy efficiency can shrink your carbon footprint and save you money.
Energy saving tips and advice
Energy saving tips and advice
Great ways to save money at home. Make cheap and easy changes and get help with long-term home improvements.
SSE Energy Efficiency Guide: An energy saving ‘how-to’
Our free energy saving leaflet is packed full of tips, tools and ideas on how to save energy. Includes a guide to work out how much energy your appliances use.
Guides to saving energy at home
Loft insulation will stop heat escaping from your home. Find out how insulation works and how much you could save.
Cavity wall insulation
Find out how filling in your cavity walls can save energy and money.
Heating controls and radiators
Control your energy use and save. Learn about your boiler thermostat and thermostatic radiator valves (TCR).
About storage heaters
If you heat your home with electricity, you may have storage heaters. Get the most out of them with our handy guide to how they work.
Draught proofing and excluders
From chimneys to windows and doors, there are many places in your home where you can prevent draughts and fit excluders.
Remote central heating controls
Smart homes and intelligent heating systems put you in control. Find out how they can help you save energy and money.
Energy-efficient condensing boilers
An A+ rated boiler can really help save on your energy bills. Find out how they work and the benefits of having one fitted.
Energy-efficient home appliances
Find out how energy efficient appliances, including washing machines, ovens, fridges and freezers, can help you save energy and money.
Energy-efficient lighting and lightbulbs
Find out about the types of lightbulbs available. Choosing one that's right for your home could save you energy and money.
How to make a draught excluder
Find out how to keep the cold at bay by making your own draught excluder.
Insulating your hot water tank
Get advice on how to insulate a hot water cylinder and why it could save you energy and money all year round.
Smart meters and home improvements
Introducing smart meters Smart meters can help you save energy by giving you real-time meter readings. Find out how we're rolling them out across the UK.
Feed-In Tariffs Do you make energy at home by microgeneration like solar panels or ground-source heat pumps? Find out how you can sell the excess back to an energy supplier.
Annual Energy Review Find out more about our Annual Energy Review. We’ll check your energy account to help you save energy and money.
Sustainable homes with SSE
See inside Greenwatt Way
We’re developing zero-carbon homes. Find out how they save energy with solar panels, enhanced insulation and smart home technology.
The Green Deal scheme
The Green Deal scheme is a financial scheme that helps people to make energy-saving improvements to their homes.
Community Heating Projects
Community Heating Projects (CHP), use innovative technology to produce energy. They help to reduce carbon emissions. Find out more about how they work.
Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI)
This UK Government initiative aims to encourage households to use renewable heating by providing financial support. If you have a sustainable energy source at home, you could be eligible for help.