From going to bed earlier to taking quicker showers or using a slow cooker instead of an oven, Britons are desperately searching for ways to reduce their energy bills.
New research from GoCompare Energy found that 83 per cent of bill payers had seen their energy costs rise substantially since the latest increase in Ofgem's energy price cap on April 1, which hiked bills for those on default and pre-payment tariffs.
In a bid to keep costs down, up to two-thirds of those surveyed said they had started turning off lights and electronic devices more often, making this the most popular energy-saving measure.
But how much money does doing it actually save?
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