Energy MOT: New Tool Assesses Your Home to Lower Your Bills

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An energy MOT tool has been launched by the government to help families assess the energy demands of their homes.

The new government site allows families to key in information to discover ways they can make their houses more energy efficient – and cheaper to run. The new tool comes amid spiralling energy price rises putting pressure on households across the UK.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.