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U-GET Consultancy Services, ‘The Solution to your Energy Problem’.

April 27, 2011 Leave a comment

The Problem

  • Is my business paying too much in utility costs?
  • Does my business consume a lot of energy?
  • When did I last check my energy rates?
  • Am I on the best tariff available?
  • Why should I spend valuable time calling suppliers when U-GET will do it for me?

We all want to pay the least possible for products and services. Often the research can be tiresome and when you don’t understand the industry and service, you can be left even more confused!

The Solution

How would you like your energy bills to be reviewed, for FREE, to find you the best rates from the market?

Our goal is to save you as much money as possible.

Our experience helps our customers to avoid:

–       inflated rates

–       additional charges

–       pitfalls the utility sector has in store

With winter just around the corner and rising energy prices, now could be a good time to switch.

Contact U-GET today, to see what we can do for you.

The Problem

COULD YOUR BUSINESS SAVE £000’s BY SIMPLY SWITCHING ENERGY PROVIDERS?

  • · Is my business paying too much utility costs?
  • · Does my business consume a lot of energy?
  • · When did I last check my energy rates?
  • · Am I on the best tariff available?
  • · Why should I spend valuable time calling suppliers when U-GET will do it for me?

We all want to pay the least amount for products and services, making savings where possible. Often this can require tiresome research and when you don’t understand the industry and service, you can be left even more confused!

The Solution

How would you like your energy bills to be reviewed, for FREE, to discover the best rates and providers from the market?

Our goal is to save you as much money as possible.

Our experience helps our customers to avoid:

– inflated rates

– additional charges

– pitfalls the utility sector has in store

With winter just around the corner and rising energy prices, now could be a good time to switch.

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Is your energy bill correct?

April 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Millions of households in the UK could find that they are not paying the right amount for their energy, according to new research.

A survey of over 2,000 people by YouGov for uSwitch.com revealed that almost three in ten households have been billed incorrectly by their utility provider in the last two years.

Indeed, 40 per cent of households, representing around 10.4 million properties, have unexpectedly owed money to their supplier owing to discrepancies between estimated and actual bills.

The average amount of money owed to providers is £147, an issue that would not always arise if meter readings are regularly given, a job carried out by 72 per cent of households.

“Inaccurate bills are no laughing matter for consumers who can end up out of pocket and wasting time and effort trying to resolve billing blunders,” commented director of consumer policy at uSwitch.com, Ann Robinson.

Some smart meters can help consumers receive accurate bills by showing real-time energy use, while new rules that require utilities to estimate annual
energy bills can help consumers organise their finances and prepare for the cost.

Posted by Mark Stephens

How to use less electricity – Why save electricity?

April 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Burning fossil fuels to produce electricity releases carbon emissions, which in turn are linked to climate change.

Using less electricity will mean fewer damaging emissions are created each time you turn on a light, boil your kettle or charge your mobile phone.

The great news is that saving electricity will reduce your electricity bills, and as the price of electricity is expected to continue to rise there’s never been a better incentive to save electricity.

Start saving electricity

There’s lots you can do to start saving energy. As well as the household tips listed in this article, you can also invest in more energy-efficient household goods. If you want to go straight to the heart of the problem, consider generating your own electricity or switching to a green electricity tariff.

But it’s not all about grand gestures. Smaller changes, such as unplugging your mobile phone charger once it is charged, may only save a few pence from your electricity bill, but can have a huge impact on the environment if we all get in the habit of doing it.

Measuring electricity consumption

Electricity consumption is often measured in kilowatt hours, or kWh for short. An electrical item rated at 1000W switched on for 1 hour uses 1kWh of energy (1000W = 1kW).

  • A 100W light bulb, on for 1 hour, uses 0.1 kWh of electricity.
  • A 60W light bulb, on for 1 hour, uses 0.06 kWh of electricity.
  • A 60W light bulb, on for 2 hours, uses 0.12 kWh of electricity.

Measuring electricity costs

Electricity suppliers sometimes call each kWh of electricity ‘one unit of electricity’. They have a charge for each kWh (or each unit) – this is currently around 13 pence.

So, having a 100W light bulb on for one hour uses 0.1 kWh of electricity – 1.3 pence. With many household bulbs, and indeed many electrical appliances, being on for several hours a day, it’s easy to see how electricity costs can add up.

Most suppliers also have a daily standing charge for being connected to their electricity supply, before adding their charge per unit used.

Article by:- Which? Consumer Magazine
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