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Energy and the environment

Updated: 28 Nov 2015
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You could save £270 a year through energy efficiency
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We are the Home Energy Conservation Authority for Northern Ireland, so we have an important role to play in improving energy efficiency and advising people on how to save energy.

What does the Housing Executive do?

What can I do?

There are a lot of simple things you can do to save energy which will reduce your carbon dioxide emissions and help prevent climate change. These range from switching your lights off when you leave a room to insulating your cavity walls properly.
By bringing energy saving into every part of your life - work, travel, and day to day living - you can make a real difference. Not only will you do your bit to help prevent climate change, you will also see a difference in your pocket. The average household could save up to £270 a year on energy bills by being more energy efficient.
Our Guide for Sustainable Living offers advice on improving domestic energy efficiency to enable householders to live more comfortably, reduce their impact on the environment and save money.
You may also be eligible for:
NIDirect has a lot of information about saving energy in the home.
To find out more about how to get the most out of your oil heating system and payment options:

Energy Saving Advice

For information on saving energy download our Energy Saving Advice (Adobe PDF 735 KB) booklet