With energy bills on the rise, through the help of a few energy efficient gadgets, you will be able to save, exactly where it matters.

Do you use a computer/s within your business? Why not use an Ecobutton, simple to use, cheap to buy and energy saving. The Ecobutton is an illuminating USB device. It acts as a reminder and a prompt for the user to press the Ecobutton; at every opportunity whenever the computer is going to be left idle. Imagine those savings that you could make, by one small click.

Most of us use our mobile phones, whether it is for business or personal use. 'UK consumers are spending almost half (45 per cent) of their waking hours watching TV, using their mobiles and other communications devices.'

This Window Cling Solar Charger is a great small gadget that can be used to charge your electronics. Simple attach it to any window and it will collect solar power. It is more efficient than using your electricity to charge your electronics on a daily basis.

'You teach Nest how to think and it can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%.'

The next generation thermostat: Nest saves you time, money and energy. Most people set the house to one temperature and forget to change it. There is a solution: Nest has been developed to make things simpler, it discovers your schedule, programs itself and can even be controlled from your phone. You teach Nest how to think and it can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%.

So bearing all of the above in mind, with a couple of smart purchases you can really change your cost and energy efficiency without breaking the bank.

Resources:

Eden Project

Consumers OFCOM

Nest

Gadgetose