Are you dreaming of a green Christmas?

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Christmas is a time of year when lots of us feel the pressure to consume more – whether that’s food, goods or even energy. It’s a habit that’s as bad for the environment as it is for our wallets, so we’ve got a few ideas on how to reduce your environmental impact this festive season. […]

Are renters losing out on insulation?

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According to a recent report by the Citizens Advice Bureau, tenants of some of the chilliest properties in the UK, which lose heat from poorly insulated windows, walls and doors, are trapped into paying higher energy bills because they are reliant on their landlords to ensure that the property performs well in terms of energy […]

How to choose between cavity wall insulation and loft insulation

Loft insulation and cavity wall insulation are both fantastic ways of making your home more energy efficient. If you are in a financially strong position, it’s worth investing in both. But what if you really can’t afford to install both loft insulation and cavity wall insulation? Which one should you prioritise? Making this choice is […]

Insulation and renewable energy systems are most effective when used together

Across Britain, home-owners like you are looking for ways to make their houses more energy-efficient. Fitting insulation and installing renewable energy systems are two of the most obvious and popular options available to energy efficiency enthusiasts. Individually, insulation and renewable energy systems are each incredibly useful solutions. You may not realise, however, that they work […]

Choosing the right cavity wall insulation solution for your home

One of the most common root causes of cold and damp in British houses is lack of proper insulation. You could be losing up to a third of your heat through your walls without even knowing it, pushing up your energy bills by hundreds of pounds per year and compromising the comfort and energy efficiency […]

Energy efficient homes could generate £8.7 billion for the UK

Making homes more energy efficient through insulation and heating controls could benefit the UK economy to the tune of £8.7 billion, according to new research by economists at Frontier Economics. The study identifies a number of ways that increased energy efficiency in homes would benefit individuals and communities as well as the nation’s economy. Citing […]