Press Release:
Save up to £490 a year off fuel bills with Solid Wall Insulation

Release Date 13 August 2013

Householders could be saving up to £490 per year by installing Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) and with the average annual dual fuel bill now totaling £1420 per year, the National Insulation Association (NIA) is urging house holders to think smart and insulate now.

Incredibly around 60% of the heat in a home can be lost through uninsulated walls and roofs; but with the right measures put in place, householders could make huge savings on their fuel bills. The Energy Saving Trust reports that by installing SWI savings of up to £490* can be made every year! And that by installing loft insulation a further saving of £180* per year can be made. Draught-proofing windows and doors can save a further £30* per year whilst greatly improving the warmth and comfort of the home.

Neil Marshall, Chief Executive of the NIA, commented: "Home insulation is the single most effective method of saving money on domestic energy bills, with savings continuing year on year! Householders wishing to start saving on fuel bills are urged to visit our website www.nia-uk.org to contact their local NIA member without delay who can advise them on the most appropriate and efficient method possible of insulating their home."

He added: "By installing insulation householders will also be protecting against future energy bill rises. Only last week price comparison website energy helpline.com has warned energy companies could be looking at increasing rates between five and 10 per cent before the winter months, which means the average household bill could rise by up to £142!

"Householders might also be able to obtain financial support in paying for insulation measures such as SWI through the Green Deal and Energy Company obligation." Marshall said.

To find out more, or to contact their local installer, householders should visit the NIA website on www.nia-uk.org or call 01525 383313.
 

* Based on a typical three-bedroom semi-detached gas heated house. Loft insulation savings when you insulate an uninsulated loft. Solid wall insulation saving is external solid wall insulation. Both with an 80% efficient gas boiler and average gas tariff of 4.64p/kWh and electricity tariff of 15.32p/kWh; correct as of December 2012 and valid for 2013. Figures from the EST

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