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Energy Efficiency In Your Home

Simple changes in your home can help you save money, energy and help the environment. The information found on this page will help you understand how to get the most out of your heating and hot water system and make you aware of the support available if you are struggling to afford your fuel bills.

Energy efficiency guides

These guides will help you understand your heating and hot water system, your energy bills, meter, supplier and provide helpful information on saving money lighting and water.

Additional Room Heating

Air source heat pumps

Central heating controls



Economy 7 (tariff for storage heaters)

Freebridge water saving

Getting the best from your energy supplier


prepayment meters

Solar PV Panels

Storage heaters

Understanding your electricity bill

Understanding your gas bill

Heating and hot water control user manuals

Struggling to change your heating system’s programmer? Here are the user manuals for the controls in Freebridge homes.

Air Source Head Pump

FP715Si danfoss programmer

Grant-Aerona -Air Source Heat Pump

Mitsubishi Ecodan Air source heat pump

Ducasa Controls

FST 17a Timeguard hot water cylinder and towel rail timer switch

FST24 Timeguard hot water cylinder and towel rail

ST9500C Honeywell programmer

T612C-T634C greenbrook programmer instructions

T612C-T634C greenbrook programmer simplified instructions

Gas Central Heating

FP715Si danfoss programmer

ST9500c Honeywell Programmer

TP5000Si+RF Danfoss programmer.pdf

Hot water timer for storage heaters

Horstmann Economy 7 quartz hot water cylinder timer

Oil Central Heating

FP715Si danfoss programmer

ST9500c Honeywell Programmer

Mitsubishi Ecodan Air Source Heat Pump

Danfoss Thermostat Guide


Ecodan Video


What is an Air Source Heat Pump

Switch your energy supplier

Changing your energy supplier can be an easy way to save £s. The following organisations are completely impartial and are approved by Ofgem (the energy industry regulator). Be sure to have your annual energy usage information available (your supplier can provide this) and they will compare suppliers and tell you what you could save.

U Switch or 0800 051 5493

Which?or 0800 051 5493

Green Energy Switch or 01733 646253

Support for households struggling with their fuel bills or in fuel debt

The Government and energy suppliers offer discounts and support for households who are on a low income or who are vulnerable. Ask your supplier what help they can offer and please use the following links to find out more.

The Warm Home Discount

The Winter Fuel payment

The Cold Weather payment

Energy supplier trust funds / grants to reduce debt