According to Public Health England the best thing to do is to turn all the heat off apart from the room you spend most of your time in. One of the richest nations has its citizens living life as if in a cave – well this is real progress! It will reduce your energy bill though- or WILL IT?
Let’s extend this thought a bit. So everyone reduces their energy use. They reduce it to barely a tick-over level. Life would be pretty unpleasant but at least we’ll save money right?
These are private companies and they need to keep their shareholders happy. If they are not making their breakeven point by selling the energy then all forms of standing charge will skyrocket to make up the difference.
The energy companies are not there to save energy they are there to make money – simples. LINK