Draught-proofing is one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to save energy – and money – in any type of building.
See Where and how to draught-proof your home for loads of tips, but basically you are blocking up unwanted gaps that let cold air in and warm air out. Saving warm air means you’ll use less energy to heat your home and save money at the same time.
Simple draught excluder to prevent cold air flowing under a door
|Cost to draught proof your home||Savings (per year)|
|DIY: £120 - £290||£25 - £50|
|Professional: £240 - £580||£25 - £50|
The data we use to work out energy and water costs come from a range of reliable international sources to give an average figure. Figures are rounded up or down to the nearest whole number.
* Total amounts potentially saved do not include lighting in individual rooms, or use of secondary heating.
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