Energy efficiency

Improving the energy efficiency of your home helps reduce damaging carbon emissions and saves you money by cutting your energy bills.

Solihull Energy Switch

Solihull Energy Switch logo

Solihull Energy Switch is a scheme to help residents of Solihull find cheaper gas and electricity.

Since October 2015 we’ve launched 13 collective switching schemes which have helped over 7,200 households in Solihull switch supplier, saving a total of over £2 million!

To register, all you have to do is have a recent energy bill to hand.

Register with Solihull Energy Switch

Once you have registered you will receive an email or letter detailing your new energy offer and your estimated annual saving.

You can then decide whether to switch. There are no obligations and it’s completely free.

Let Solihull Council do the hard work for you, you’ve got nothing to lose by registering your details and you may end up having some extra cash in your pocket.

Saving energy

There are many simple measures you can take to save energy, such as:

  • Switching off lights and equipment (not leaving them on standby)
  • Using energy saving light bulbs
  • Turning down the heating and wearing extra clothing
  • Only heating the rooms you use and closing doors between rooms

Other measures are more expensive but can save you money in the long term. They may include:

  • Installing insulation
  • Draught proofing
  • Double glazing
  • Condensing boilers
  • Flexible heating controls
  • Renewable energy technologies like solar PV and hot water systems

For free independent advice about saving energy in the home please contact Act on Energy.