How to save money on energy heating bills
If your walls and loft aren't properly insulated you could be paying far to much to heat your home. Likewise if you dont have double glazing your heating bill could be paying to heat the outside. This section looks at the cost of installing energy and heat saving items in your home, and shows you how much you could save on your heating bill.
The table below shows you how much it would cost to install different types of energy saving devices, as well as how much they would save you per year. As you can see most items will pay for themselves in 2-10 years whilst helping the environment from day 1!
For more energy saving ideas see the Greenguide
|Energy Saving Idea||Energy Saving Description||Units||Installation Price||Cost Saving per year|
|Loft Insulation||3 Bed Mid Terrace house||per house||£120||£92|
|Loft Insulation||3 Bed Semi-Detached House||per house||£120||£95|
|Loft Insulation||4/5 Bed Detached House||per house||£120||£122|
|Cavity Wall Insultation||3 Bed Mid Terrace house||per house||£175||£44|
|Cavity Wall Insultation||3 Bed Semi-Detached House||per house||£175||£78|
|Cavity Wall Insultation||4/5 Bed Detached House||per house||£200||£138|
|Double Glazing||Typical Installation||per house||Varies||£40|
|Draft Proofing||sealing up any gaps in doors and windows||per house||£100||£15|
|Hot Water Tank||Insulation Jacket||per tank||£50||£15|
|Energy Saving Light Bulbs||low wattage high brightness||per bulb||£5||£10 Buy|
|Solar Panel system||Typical Solar panel installation||per house||£9000||£45 Article|
|Solar Panel system||Full Solar panel system||per house||£24,000||£270|
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