In addition to such a tactic, the expert adds there are several other ways to cut back on what a household is asked to fork out for their heat and light.
For example, the representative says setting up an online Direct Debit with a cheap dual fuel provider will typically save about £150 each year.
She goes on to note: "Households on certain benefits will be able to search for a social tariff which ensures that the supplier is providing their energy at their lowest rate."
Research by consumer website Which? recently found that one man could save approximately £400 just by moving to his supplier's cheapest tariff.
Posted by Richard Eden
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