Around half the heat loss in a home is through the walls and the roof. Insulating your home can save you over £250 per year on your energy bills.
Insulating your home helps to reduce the heat loss during the winter, reduces the heat gain during the summer and makes the home a warmer, cosier place to be. And don't forget that because you're heating is not working so hard, you're heating system should work for longer saving you even more money.
- Installing cavity wall insulation can save you around £110 per year on your energy bills and pays for itself in around 2 years.
- Installing loft insulation can save you around £250 per year on your energy bills and also pays for itself in around 2 years.
- Draught proofing can save you around £25 per year on your energy bills and pays for itself in around 4 years.
Cavity wall and loft insulation along with draught proofing are the most cost effective ways to make your house warmer and save money. If you have solid walls or live in a park home, there are other ways to insulate your home.