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Want to save energy this winter? Switch suppliers

You may have already read our articles on energy saving tips this winter, and even taken all the steps to ensure that your home is as efficient as they come, but there’s one option in particular which can offer you biggest saving; switching supplier. Read on for more information.

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Some low-tech ideas for keeping your home warm this winter

At Eco Stores Direct, we believe that the technology behind our products is what sets them apart. From state of the art thermostats to innovative methods of heat distribution, it’s easier than ever to keep your home toasty warm throughout the winter without being a complete drain on energy. While we can certainly provide your home with energy efficient heating products, we can’t control the rising cost of energy facing the country at large. So here are some low-tech ideas to keep your home warm this winter.

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IKEA jump on renewable energy bandwagon

You have received yet another huge heating bill from your utility supplier, you are scared of turning on the heating despite it snowing outside and you ration your hot water and even your cooking to save on electricity – what you need is a trip to IKEA for some solar panels!

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BBC offers great energy saving ideas

In the wake of their energy survey released yesterday, the BBC has now released an article offering tips on the best ways to save energy in your home. Among the usual and expected ideas are some which might be just a little more innovative and clever. However the list is certainly peppered with points which are likely to have occurred to just about everyone

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Balcombe Residents Want Fracking

60 residents of the village at the centre of fracking protests have put their names to a letter which states that they do not support the anti-fracking campaign and that fracking will not “unduly” affect the environment.

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Fracking protests are set to continue...

A six day call for action and civil disobedience which was set up by the anti-fracking group No Dash for Cash was halted yesterday, but the group has vowed to continue its fight against the process, which they say can cause environmental damage and will halt the governments use of renewable energy.

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Is it better to go with a smaller energy provider?

Most of us are fully aware of the so called Big Six energy providers. We seem to be constantly hearing about their price increases, interspersed with their fixed price deals and special rates. The latter appear to be designed to reel us in before the former kick in. But what about smaller energy companies? Can they really compete on price and service?

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