As part of the Big Energy Saving Week the FPS (Federation Of Petroleum Suppliers) which represents 80% of all oil distribution companies across the UK, is offering all consumers who use home heating oil systems, money-saving tips and advice through Oilsave
“We believe Big Energy Saving Week is a great opportunity for all energy providers to promote money and energy saving advice to help consumers reduce their energy bills and get the financial help they’re entitled to,” Mark Askew, Chief Executive of FPS, says.
In addition to the general advice on offer as part of this energy-saving campaign, the FPS has specific help and advice available for oil heating consumers.
Mark Askew comments: “It’s a good idea to set up monthly payments with your local oil heating distributor in order to manage your energy needs more effectively. This means you should avoid being hit with bigger bills during the winter months and can plan for your energy expenditure more easily.
“Also, buying more heating oil during the summer months can save you money as the demand is less and often the cost is lower as a result. And FPS is currently lobbying the Government, together with consumer bodies, for Winter Fuel Allowance payments to be sent out earlier so consumers can make the most of cheaper oil prices in the months before winter arrives.
“If you think you might be entitled to benefits such as Winter Fuel Allowance and other support then the Citizens Advice Bureau can help you access this help.”
The OilSave.org.uk website was created to help consumers get the most from their oil-fuelled energy and has a range of tips and support for managing energy needs and costs.
To find out more about energy saving ideas and the Big Energy Saving Week visit www.bigenergysavingweek.org.uk