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Education and awareness programme to hep citizens understand their appliances and devices.
An education programme to increase understanding of the devices that people already have in their homes, and to encourage best use of those to reduce energy cost and usage. Education about simple things that people might not be aware of/ or know how to use properly- e.g. timers, energy hungry devices, thermostats, freezers, slow cookers, microwave, standby mode. Understanding life-cycle and cost per week/month/year - linking with repair and maintenance, and buying better/more costly (A-Rating) at beginning if it will last longer or use less energy and therefore cost less per day/month/year, which may in turn promote lifestyle changes. We could do his through Face to Face Community Champions, that can talk on same evel and are a known face to trust.