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With property prices rising by 4.3 percent as the nation exits out of lockdown, homeowners with an itch to sell are now getting a chance to get their house in order and on the market.
There is a constant push towards more energy efficiency nowadays, and more homeowners are making it a priority. And to meet energy efficiency standards, heating and ventilation have to be part of the equation.
Almost seven in ten (69 per cent) people in Irish households went without heating at some point this winter in a bid to save money on their energy bills
Its that time of year again! The kids are back to school, more traffic on the roads in the morning and the evenings are closing in. You will feel the nip in the air and know its time to put the heating back on.
SVP says energy efficient homes bring real savings but inadequate income is main cause of fuel poverty
Research on the income and accommodation of a sample group of household types supported by the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has found that while inadequate income is the main cause of energy poverty making homes more energy efficient brings real benefits.
Town councillor Aengus O’Rourke this week expressed concern for the households around the county who have been hit with news of significant hikes in the cost of fuel, insurance, utilities, and impending water and household charges.
Why not make it your New Year’s resolution for 2011 to take steps to improve the energy efficiency of your home, a move which brings financial as well as ecological benefits.
A Kingspan solar system can typically provide up to 100 per cent of a family's hot water requirements during the summer months of April to September and make a useful contribution during the rest of the year! In a typical year the system will provide 50-70 per cent of a family's annual domestic water heating needs.
These days we are all more aware of the need to minimise the environmental impact of our lifestyles, and one of the first places to start is to reconsider the energy we use for heating our homes and water. Using renewable energy is also not just a way of saving the planet, but by improved energy efficiency and reduction in the use of costly fossil fuels it can reduce household bills by 50 to 70 per cent. How much can be saved is dependent on the building in question and its situation. The knowledgeable and friendly staff at Glynn’s Homevalue can advise on what form of renewable energy would best suit you.
This week’s announcement by the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown about assisting families with their energy bills, highlights just how much more we need to do to tackle fuel poverty.