Want to get involved?
Unsure where to start?
Our starter kits have been designed to help you on your journey with easy to understand instructions and practical resources for use in your own projects.
Community Engagement Kit
Resources to help you think of ideas and strategy when planning a local event such as "energy bingo". Great for beginners and stakeholders with low budgets.View Details
Energy Champions Kit
How to run an event to encourage Energy Champions with rewards and training guides.View Details
Terminology is important – many people don't understand the term 'fuel poverty' - so use words they can understand like 'keeping your home warm', 'struggling to pay your energy bill' etc.
Play back cost benefits – nothing speaks louder than £ and p.
Try and get some funding for an award scheme to recognise efforts, and to celebrate and share good practice.
Make your activity relevant to your audience. Help them visualise what they can save financially, give them a need to make savings.
Ensure if attending a joint event to speak or compare notes with other speakers if possible to ensure there is not duplication of crossed wires messages.