Energy Champions Kit


Community Energy Champions Project

Energy Champions Kit

How to run an event to encourage Energy Champions with rewards and training guides.

 

Comm, Energy Champion Template

A PowerPoint presentation laying out the ways in which people can help themselves. This is editable and therefore can be changed to include local, relevant information.

 

Community Energy Champion Awareness Certificate

Reward and recognise your Energy Champions with personalised certificates for attending your event.

 

NEA Website

The National Energy Action (NEA) website provides a huge resource containing information and statistics around fuel poverty, energy efficiency and affordable warmth. It contains projects that have, and are taking place; as well as information about training courses to help improve skills and knowledge around fuel poverty.

 

Dealing with damp and condensation

This leaflet explains how damp and condensation is caused and the effect it can have on a person’s home. It provides a checklist for each room of a house to identify damp and/or condensation and what changes to make.

 

Home energy checklist

A checklist of immediate changes that people can make around the home to save money on their gas and electricity bills. This is a good leaflet to give to individuals who have received basic advice as it can act as a useful reminder when they get back home.

 

Using your central heating system

A leaflet that visually demonstrates how a central heating system works. It uses pictures of the system and its controls such as a timer, a room thermostat, and a thermostatic radiator valve and explains how each control is to be used. This is a good leaflet to give to individuals who have received basic advice as it can act as a useful reminder when they get back home.

 

Top 10 tips to stay warm and healthy

A leaflet that provides 10 quick and easy ‘top tips’ to help householders use their energy more efficiently and to manage their fuel bills more effectively. This is a good resource to hand out to individuals as it also contains a list of advice and support organisations that can be contacted for more information on the tips provided.

 

How to use your Economy 7 tariff

A leaflet that visually demonstrates how Economy 7 and Economy 10 tariffs work including how to use these meters efficiently with storage heaters and hot water cylinders to take advantage of off-peak tariffs. This is a good leaflet to give to individuals who have received basic advice as it can act as a useful reminder when they get back home.

 

How to read your gas bill

A leaflet that visually demonstrates how to read a gas bill, with each element of a bill listed and explained including tariff details, prices and standing charges. This is a good leaflet to give to individuals who have received basic advice as it can act as a useful reminder when they get back home.

 

How to read your gas & electricity meter

A leaflet that visually demonstrates how to read a gas or electricity meter with each type of meter shown and explained including what the meters look like, how the readings are displayed, and how they should be read. This is a good leaflet to give to individuals who have received basic advice as it can act as a useful reminder when they get back home.

 

How to read your electricity bill

A leaflet that visually demonstrates how to read an electricity bill, with each element of a bill listed and explained including tariff details, prices and standing charges. This is a good leaflet to give to individuals who have received basic advice as it can act as a useful reminder when they get back home.

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The information contained within these resources was correct at the time of publication. The resources are intended as a guide/template so please check the content carefully before use and update/amend if necessary.