Insulation is often forgotten about when it comes to energy-saving tips, as more obvious things like switching off heating and using energy-saving apps take precedence. However, installing the right insulation in your home is crucial to retaining heat during the winter, which in turn can reduce your energy bills too.
In this guide, we will cover how to check if your pipes are indeed frozen, provide tips and advice on preventing frozen pipes, and products that are available to help you to provide a layer of protection against the cold.
When you decide to insulate your home and begin to look at insulation materials, you will come across the terms, ‘Thermal Conductivity’, ‘Thermal Resistance’, ‘R-Value’ and ‘U-Value’. Read on to discover what these terms mean. What is Thermal Conductivity? Thermal Conductivity is the property of a material to conduct heat. It is evaluated in terms of Fourier’s Law for heat...
As the temperatures start to drop into the autumn and winter months, homeowners are looking for ways to warm up their homes and potentially save money on energy bills. One easy way of doing so is to draught-proof your home.
Some schemes are available to help those that may be struggling to pay bills or are in or at risk of fuel poverty. In this article, we’ll explain how you can apply for these and work out if you are eligible.
Some of you may be aware that the Chancellor announced a change to the VAT rate on energy saving materials (ESMs) during the Spring Statement in March 2022. But what does it all mean?
This article is being issued as guidance following questions from some of our customers on the rate of VAT that we charge on ESMs.
We have taken a look into which UK cities and towns have had the most noise complaints filed in the last five years (2017-2021). To do this, Freedom of Information requests were sent to 49 local councils requesting the total number of noise complaints, as well as yearly and monthly breakdowns.
Most UK homeowners understand having good quality insulation is important in the winter months to help prevent heat from escaping through the floors, walls, and roof. However, some people don’t realise that insulation is also crucial for the summer months too, to stop your home from overheating in the hotter weather.
Find out how you can save money on your loft conversion, as well as the dos and don'ts in this Insulation Express expert guide.