Highlights of this report

Reduce your use

Easy ways to reduce the amount of hot water you use. Read more

Water-heating systems

We look at the pros and cons of gas, electric, solar and more. Read more

Running costs

Compare 10-minute shower costs for different types of water-heating. Read more

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    Some top tips for saving on your hot-water bill.

    Water heating is about a third of household energy use. So if you want to reduce your power bill, hot-water use is a good place to start. If you do it right and target the hot water that just gets wasted, the only difference you should notice is your energy bill shrinking.

    We also explain the types of systems available, their advantages and drawbacks.