Green living

Our Green living hub is dedicated to educating and explaining how we can all make a small difference in our homes which could help you save a few pennies as well as helping the planet.

Home Energy Saving Tool

Ever wondered how energy efficient your home is or need tips and suggestion on where improvements can be made?  Then our home energy saving tool can help.

Home Energy Saving Tool

Green Living Reward

If you applied for a Halifax mortgage between 9th November 2020 - 31st March 2021 and have made energy-saving home improvements, you could claim £500 cashback.

Improvements need to have been carried out by a TrustMark registered supplier.

Find out how to claim for the reward.

Claim Green Living Reward

How to fund Green Home improvements

Our borrowing options that can help you on your way to creating the energy efficient home you've always dreamed of.

Borrowing options

Go green at home

How to make your kitchen more eco-friendly

Did you know, besides the lighting and central heating, your kitchen is the greatest source of energy consumption in your entire home? So, if you’re trying to reduce your home’s carbon footprint (not to mention your monthly bills), the kitchen is the place to start. But what can you do to make your kitchen more eco-friendly?

Read the articleto find out more about getting money off or free home improvements.
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How to get money off or free home improvements

Want to make your house energy efficient but need money to get started? Ask the government or your energy supplier for help.

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Are you eligible for help with your winter energy bills?

Struggling to keep your home warm in winter? You may be able to apply for one of these government schemes…

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Make your bathroom more eco-friendly

It might typically be the smallest room in the house, but the bathroom can pack a big punch when it comes to sustainability. Let’s see how ditching the plastic and making your shower more sustainable, can help improve your bathroom’s carbon footprint.

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How to build a sustainable playroom or games room

Whether it’s for kids young old or old, if you have a games or playroom, here are a few simple tips you can use to make it greener than ever. 

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10 ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home

Fancy saving a few quid on your heating bills? You’ll be surprised how simple it could be.

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9 ways to save money heating your home

You won’t believe how simple it can be to lower your heating bills. Use these tips to get started…

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5 interesting ideas to make your home truly low-carbon

Installing LED lightbulbs is all well and good, but to make the biggest impact you need to really change your behaviour too.

Read the articleLink to article on how to become truly low carbon at home.

Being climate conscious

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How is the government committed to fighting carbon emissions?

Reducing carbon emissions is a key priority for the government in the fight against climate change.

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What is climate change?

The average temperature on earth is changing. But what’s causing it? And what does it mean for us?

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10 ways to be sustainable in day to day life

Sustainability is something we are all responsible for and something we all benefit from. Not only in the long run, by ensuring that we have a healthy, thriving planet, but also by saving ourselves money.

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Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) explained

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How to get an EPC for your property

Before you can sell or rent out your home, you’ll need an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate). Here’s how to get one…

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What is an EPC rating?

An EPC rating, or Energy Performance Certificate rating, gives you a general idea of how energy-efficient your property is. Here’s what you need to know.

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Green Jargon Busters

We get it. You want to make your home more energy efficient, but you want the whole thing to be simple. The good news is it can be. Let’s start by breaking down some of the energy saving jargon…

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Homeowner tips

From renovation to making your home more sustainable, here are some helpful articles to help you make the best of your home.

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