Tag Archive for 'draught proofing'

Poorly insulated homes missing out on energy savings every year

June 17th, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

New figures released on 17 June 2011 reveal that nearly half of Britain’s homes do not have adequate basic insulation and are throwing away at least £100 in wasted energy payments every year. The latest lagging statistics show that only 57% of Britain’s lofts have been properly insulated and only 58% of cavity walls have […]

Building energy efficiency should be a priority for Guernsey

February 24th, 2011 by Richard Lord

In relative terms oil is cheap.  A litre of petrol, which contains about 8000 Calories, still costs less than a cup of coffee at a restaurant or in many cases a litre of bottled water.  But the cost of oil will rise and take a bigger bite out of our disposable income. Since 1859 humanity […]

States of Jersey provides opportunity for Jersey residents to save energy and help the environment through the Home Energy Scheme

May 6th, 2010 by States of Jersey Planning and Environment Department

In May 2010 board members of the Jersey Energy Trust joined residents of the Grouville Parish accommodation at Maison Le Maistre to celebrate the energy saving improvements to their accommodation which have been made over the past few months as a result of the Home Energy Scheme. The improvements are part of Energy Efficiency Service’s […]