of windows, doors and blocking cracks in floors and skirting boards can cost around PS200, but can save around PS25 a year on energy bills.
The free sessions will provide top tips on draught-proofing
your home, eligibility for free insulation or a new boiler, how to read your energy meter, advice for those in debt to energy suppliers and advice for tenants who rent privately.
your home (including sealing skirting boards, fitting draught excluders and blocking cracks) will make sure you stay toasty.
The loans were introduced to encourage people to install insulation, draught-proofing
, double glazing, renewable energy generation and solar panels or heat pumps.
IN an attempt to reduce thousands of avoidable deaths each winter caused by flu and infections, the Department of Health and Public Health England haSpublished guidance which suggests householders should take measures to reduce heat waste, such as draught-proofing
Energy-saving improvements which they are suggesting for properties include loft or cavity wall insulation, heating, draught-proofing
, double glazing and renewable energy technologies such as solar panels or wind turbines.
THE Government is giving up to pounds 3,500 to homeowners or private tenants to make home improvements, including loft insulation, draught-proofing
and hot water tank insulation.
is often overlooked - but it's one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to save energy and money in any type of building.
windows - fitting draught excluders to all gaps around doors and windows will keep your home warmer and reduce fuel bills.
to seal gaps around windows and doors.
Home Office sources said the scheme would piggy-back with Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions' plans to ensure the same homes were kitted out for maximum fuel efficiency with proper insulation and draught-proofing
INSULATE around windows and doors - 20 per cent of your heat can be lost this way and draught-proofing
can save up to pounds 25 a year.