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Control your power costs

If Covid-19 means you're using more power, or has affected your income, talk to your power company to check you’re on the right plan. Find more advice and support at the Electricity Authority’s website.

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A heat pump can cool a room as well as heat it, allowing you to use it as an air conditioner. Our step-by-step guide will help you choose the right model for your home.

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