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  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.
  • 16,000 buildings. One resource.

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By each saving a little energy at home we can collectively make a huge impact on the carbon footprint of the country.

Top Ten Tips:

  1. Turning your thermostat down by 1ºC could cut your heating bills by up to 10 percent and save you around £30 per year.
  2. Is your water too hot? Your cylinder thermostat shouldn't need to be set higher than 60ºC/140ºF.
  3. Close your curtains at dusk to stop heat escaping through the windows.
  4. Always turn off the lights when you leave a room.
  5. Don't leave appliances on standby and remember not to leave appliances on charge unnecessarily.
  6. If you're not filling up the washing machine, tumble dryer or dishwasher, use the half-load or economy programme.
  7. Only boil as much water as you need (but remember to cover the elements if you're using an electric kettle).
  8. A dripping hot water tap wastes energy and in one week wastes enough hot water to fill half a bath, so fix leaking taps and make sure they're fully turned off!
  9. Replace your light bulbs with energy saving recommended ones: just one can reduce your lighting costs by up to £78 over the lifetime of the bulb - and they last up to 12 times longer than ordinary light bulbs.
  10. For more advice, visit the Energy saving Trust web-site , the CSE advice pages.

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Latest Churchcare News

  • HISTORIC FLOORS GUIDANCE NOTE LAUNCHED

    The floor of a church or cathedral can be one of the most significant features of the building. But how well do we understand the importance of
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  • CHURCH ENVIRONMENTAL AWARDS LAUNCHED

    The 2017 awards organised jointly by The Church Times and Shrinking the Footprint, the CofE’s national environmental campaign, are designed to celebrate the many projects already underway and
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  • NEW CHURCHCARE DIRECTOR APPOINTED

    We are delighted to welcome Becky Clark as the new Director of ChurchCare from the beginning of 2017. Becky has been Senior Cathedrals Officer in
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  • MAJOR PARISH CHURCHES

    Major Parish Churches The Historic England research report on Major Parich Churches has now been published. The CBC has also published its criteria for Major
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  • BIG CHURCH SWITCH

    Help switching your church or your own energy supply from fossil fuels to renewable energy. The Church of England and its environmental campaign Shrinking the Footprint
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Upcoming Events

CATHEDRAL CHAPTER TRAINING

9 March 2017 (York), 10 June 2017, 11-12 October 2017

DAC BELL ADVISERS CONFERENCE 2017

30 June 2017 (Lincoln)

ORGAN ADVISERS CONFERENCE 2017

Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 August 2017 (Cambridge)

ANNUAL DAC CONFERENCE 2017

Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 September 2017 (Portsmouth)