You can save money by
insulating your home with a few low cost simple measures. Insulation helps keep
your home comfortable all year round; keeping heat within a building during
winter and also slowing the flow of heat into the building in summer.
Whilst a new boiler will
help you heat your home, if you don’t have good insulation then the heat will
you know that lofts should have 270mm (just under 1ft) of insulation?This
could save you up to £140 a year on your heating bills.
walls account for about a third of the
heat lost from the average house. If you have cavity walls that aren’t
insulated you could be wasting £160 a year more than you need to to heat your home.
insulation measures are quick and easy to install and there are various grants
and schemes available to help with the cost. Contact your gas or electricity
company today to see if you qualify for
free insulation or visit our insulation pages for more information on energy saving.
There are also
specific schemes available for vulnerable households in Hertfordshire – for
more information contact Herts Healthy Homes via Herts Help on 0300 123 4044.