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BOILING a full kettle, leaving appliances on stand-by and having the heating on all year round are among the most common ways Brits are wasting money.
Researchers found about a third of the nation ignore money saving advice and make no attempt to reduce their monthly bills. The study of 2000 bill-payers also revealed many of the common misconceptions around energy saving, including the fact 43 per cent believe energy-saving light bulbs have little or no impact on their bills.
It also emerged one fifth think appliances don't use electricity in standby mode, and more than 80 per cent think power showers use less water than baths.
Ed Madden, head of marketing at npower who commissioned the research, said: "With energy, as with many other things in life, little things can have a big impact."
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Sep 6, 2018|
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