Condensation and Dampness

Condensation and dampness can pose a health risk to those living in your home; it also has an impact on the energy efficiency of your property.

Carbon Monoxide Awareness

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is known as the silent killer. This is because you cannot see it, hear it, smell it or taste it. Find out the risks of Co in our energy advice guide.

The Demand Flexibility Service

The Demand Flexibility Service (DFS) is a scheme designed by the National Grid to help manage energy use and demand in winter. You may be able to earn money by shifting your energy use at these peak times.

Challenge Poverty Week 2023

Cosy Kingdom can support anyone in Fife experiencing Fuel Poverty. The cost-of-living crisis is causing many of us to worry about our energy bills or heating our home this Winter.

Cost of Living Crisis Event

We’re supporting FFFOTRA (Fife Federation of Tenants and Residents Associations) Free Cost of Living Crisis event.

October 2023 Energy Price Cap Announcement

From 1st October 2023 till 31st December 2023 Ofgem has announced a fall in the energy price cap, this means the typical annual household bill will be around £1,923 a year.

Loft insulation

Loft insulation is a simple and effective measure to help you do just that. Insulating your loft space will help you reduce heat loss, reduce your bills and lower your carbon footprint.

Watt does it cost?

With energy prices at a record high, understanding how your appliances use energy is a great place to start when looking at saving energy around the home. We’ve calculated some estimated costs of running the most common household appliances.

Cavity Wall Insulation

Around a third of all heat loss in an uninsulated home is through the walls. By insulating your wall cavity you will help you reduce heat loss, reduce your bills and lower your carbon footprint.

Jargon Buster

The energy market is filled with various terminologies and jargon that can be confusing. This guide aims to demystify the complex language commonly used.

Understanding payment methods

Managing household energy bills is an essential aspect of maintaining a budget and ensuring the smooth running of your home. When it comes to paying for your energy bills, there are various payment methods available. Each method has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. In this guide, we’ll explore the pros and cons of different payment methods to help you make an informed decision.

Dealing with problems with your energy supplier

Having issues with your energy supplier can be frustrating and disruptive to your daily life. Whether it’s problems with billing, service interruptions, or dissatisfaction with the customer service, there are steps you can take to address and resolve these issues. This guide aims to provide you with helpful tips and strategies for dealing with problems with your energy supplier.

Understanding your energy bills

Managing your energy bills effectively is essential for maintaining a balanced household budget. This guide aims to demystify the various elements of an energy bill and provide you with a clear understanding of how to interpret and manage your energy bills.

Switching energy suppliers

Due to the energy crisis switching suppliers is unlikely to save you money, but there are plenty of other reasons to switch including customer service and accessing enewable energy tariffs.

Thinking about switching? There are a few things you need to know, and some stuff you need to look out for, to make sure you get the deal that is right for you.

Understanding smart meters

Smart meters have gained popularity in recent years as a means to monitor and manage energy consumption in households. They provide real-time data, helping homeowners make informed decisions about energy usage and potentially reduce their bills. This guide aims to offer impartial advice to households considering the installation of smart meters, presenting both the benefits and considerations associated with these devices.

Using water wisely

Around 1/5th of the average household energy bill is spent on heating water, so using your water wisely can help cut your energy costs as well as reducing the water you use.

Film screening: Offshore

The climate crisis means we must rethink our energy systems: where we get energy from, how it’s produced and who benefits from it. Following this 20-minute documentary, we will have time to discuss the film and the Just Transition in Scotland and Fife.

Cost of Living Payments

The cost of living has increased across the board, food prices, fuel prices and energy prices are climbing. To help alleviate this the Government have agreed to provide some financial assistance to households across the UK.

Wilma’s Story

Wilma was struggling to heat her home during the cost of living crisis, find out how Cosy Kingdom were able to support her.

Using your heating controls (gas)

Using your heating controls correctly can help you stay warm for less. In this guide we look at how you can use your heating controls to save energy.

Cosy Kingdom Service Update

The Cosy Kingdom energy advice service is currently receiving an unprecedented number of referrals and requests for advice and support.

Energy FAQs

Dealing with energy issues can often be difficult and it’s easy to worry about knowing if you’re doing the right thing. To help you take control of your energy use and your bills we’ve put together some of our frequently asked questions with some advice on how you can tackle […]

Amanda’s Story

Amanda lives with her two children and works part-time as an in-home carer. She got in touch with us when the increase in energy prices and fuel prices meant she had to choose between topping up her meter to keep the lights on, or to put fuel in her car […]