Energy Price Cap 80% Rise: 10 hacks to help cut energy costs by hundreds in your home

Brits are contending with soaring inflation and Ofgem’s new energy price cap being raised by 80% to £3,549, pushing the nation to take matters into their own hands – fortunately, there are expert-recommended strategies that can help.

Households are preparing to tackle the new energy price cap that is expected to have a significant impact on bills.

While this news is understandably worrying, there are still plenty of measures that families can take to limit their energy consumption and save money.

For example, cash-strapped households can save hundreds of pounds this winter by just tweaking their boiler settings, all without a major loss in temperature, say experts.

For more targeted advice try Home Energy Scotland, a network of local advice centres which offers free and impartial energy saving advice, actively working to help reduce your bill costs.

Here are 10 expert-recommended ‘hacks’ for lowering power consumption and cutting costs amidst energy prices rising: