Effective insulation is perhaps the most important aspect of controlling your heating bills.  Insulate walls, roof and floors of your home to retain as much heat as possible.

UK homes are among the worst insulated in western Europe. As a result we waste huge amounts of energy and many people suffer in cold homes.

What's it like to get solid wall insulation put on the outside of your house? Disruptive or well worth it? Mike from Bristol shares his experiences.

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As average temperatures rise, it’s becoming more common for people to use fans and air conditioning to keep cool in summer. However, there are other simpler, cheaper and more environmentally friendly strategies that can be used to maintain a comfortable temperature in the home.

Heating our homes in winter uses a lot of energy and many people’s bills are rising as fuel prices rise. Read on for tips to reduce your energy used for heating - they will save you money and also reduce your impact on climate change.

Tips for keeping warm:

  1. Simple ways to keep warm