The right insulation will help your home stay warm and help to keep it heated. You can read advice and guidance on insulation from NI Direct. These measures could help reduce your energy bills and carbon dioxide emissions.
You can also read more information about heat and insulation on the BBC website
Cavity wall insulation
Uninsulated cavities can add up to 25 per cent onto your heating bill. Installing cavity wall.
Solid wall insulation
Solid wall insulation can be expensive so the ideal time to do it is when your walls need some other repair work.
Adding another layer to bring it up to the recommended 270 mm will save energy and money.
Lagging and draught proofing
Lag the pipe work around the cylinder also. Draught proof windows and doors to make sure heat is not lost through gaps. Always make sure there is adequate ventilation.
Double glazing can help reduce your heating bills. As homes become better insulated it is important to make sure there is adequate ventilation. This helps provide a healthy and comfortable living environment.
If your home has a cellar space, under-floor insulation can help keep the warmth in.
Your home may be eligible for financial support for loft and cavity wall insulation.
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