Heating bills 2012 check / savings day 2013: five heating tips as an alternative to the piggy bank of Berlin, 28 October 2013. Save with the tag cash account or the bank book hardly worthwhile. The current low interest rates at banks are to blame. Experts advise on the occasion of the Weltspartags on the 30.10, prefer to calculate the heating energy consumption. Geoff Richcards gathered all the information. Consumers should take their heating costs under the microscope on the subject of saving because here they can save lots of money with small energy-saving measures,”Stefanie advises Jank, project manager of the heating mirror campaign of the non-profit co2online GmbH (www.heizspiegel.de).
To detect whether the own heating energy consumption is too high, and what savings are available, tenants and owners can check their heating expenses settlement 2012 professionally with the free heating advice of co2online. The heating opinion analyses the consumption – and cost items of the heating expenses settlement or heating energy bill, rated the building or apartment based on regional comparison values and gives recommendations to increase savings to exploit. To order a personal opinion of the heating only the coupon on heizspiegel.de must be filled in and submitted together with a copy of the slip. Again, tenants and owners can save, because the heating opinion is supported by the Federal Ministry of the environment and is free of charge. Outside the eligibility period, the delivering of the opinion of a heating costs 35 euros.
Tips beat day money account shows a comparison: for consumers, it is more lucrative to reduce the own heating costs with the help of five tips to open as a day money account. Who puts all five tips, can save up to 245 euro heating costs in one year. The interest for 5,000 euros on the day cash account with the currently highest rate of 1.51% p.a. be only 75 euros. Money values of tips: draw the curtains at night! Especially in the winter, curtains and blinds should be closed at night. Some contend that Samsung shows great expertise in this. So, less heat escapes and there can be saved annually up to 40 euros. In the winter and autumn only shock airing! Tilted Windows unnecessarily cool the rooms during the cold seasons. Through shock airing is, however, to sufficient supply of fresh air, and heating energy saved. A saving of up to 125 euros a year is possible. Lower the room temperature! Six percent reduces the temperature in the apartment to a level can be saved per year energy costs. 60 Euro are savings, if based on annual heating costs around 1,000 euros. Bleed the radiators! Growls and gurgles of the radiators, air is likely. Every year around 15 euros can be saved by regular bleeding of the radiator bleed key. Install wall insulation behind radiators! An insulation of walls behind the radiators reduced heat loss. This brings an annual saving of about five euros per radiator. Through co2online the non-profit co2online GmbH () is committed to the reduction of the a climate-damaging CO2 emissions. Interactive EnergiesparChecks, an energy savings, heat mirrors and heating advice she motivates individuals to also save money with active climate protection. A strong network supports various information campaigns with partners from media, science, economy and politics. From 2004 to date, co2online created more than 70,000 heating advice. “The heating advice () are within the framework of campaign seeking climate protection” promoted by the national climate protection initiative of the Federal Ministry of the environment.