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

About ChurchCare

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 or for some inventive ideas see this 50 point energy saving guide.

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Upcoming Events

CATHEDRAL CHAPTER TRAINING

New dates announced: 11-12 October 2016, 9 March 2017 (York), 10 June 2017, 11-12 October 2017

DAC ORGAN ADVISERS' CONFERENCE 2016

Tuesday 30 August – Thursday 1 September 2016 (Worcester)

ANNUAL DAC CONFERENCE 2016

Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 September 2016 (Leicester)

CHURCHYARD TREES CONFERENCES

Thursday, 6 October (Liverpool) and Wednesday, 2 November (Waterloo)

FUTURE TRAINING IN THE ONLINE FACULTY SYSTEM AND CHURCH HERITAGE RECORD

Free training is being offered to every diocese in using the new Online Faculty System and Church Heritage Record developed by ChurchCare.