In the time since REAP was set up people have become much more aware of fuel costs and choices and what we can do to reduce the amount of energy we use to mitigate our impact on the planet.
Through our energy initiatives we have worked to raise awareness and provide information, most recently via our energy survey.
For the future we will be focusing on community energy initiatives, what Leeds City Council is doing and looking out for opportunities to get involved.
Home Insulation & Energy Efficiency Guide
Check out the link below. This guide offers practical tips and advice about home insulation, ways to save money via smart meters, energy efficient lighting, government green incentives and plenty of other useful information about energy efficiency that you and your family might find helpful.
Our own Energy Survey showed the most commonly used companies in Roundhay and Oakwood are ranked 15th (British Gas) and 22nd (Npower) in the Which? Review Customer satisfaction survey - 22% of us use British Gas and 22% use Npower. Only 9.6% use the top performer (Ovo Energy), 4% use Good Energy (ranked 2nd) and 4% use Ecotricity (ranked 3rd).
The Which? site also gives information on the fuel mix used by each company. The Energy Survey shows the percentage of fuel from renewable sources versus the percentage of fuel from coal.
Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any ideas about how we can take forward energy-related initiatives.
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