General and natural lighting (both homes)


The use of optimum daylight reduces the energy demand created by artificial lighting. The amount of daylight entering both properties has been maximised, by installing additional windows (see Code 4 home) and sunpipes . This reduces the likelihood that the householders will use electricity powered lighting throughout the day. Both homes are using energy saving lightbulbs throughout.

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Fact 21

By 2020 69% of people say they will have replaced their current fridge with an Energy Saving Recommended model.
Source: Energy Saving Trust 2008