Heating of the home is essential during the colder months of the year and is easily delivered through central heating and radiators. But heat loss in the winter is a problem that many of us face here in the UK. It’s an issue that not only affects your wallet but our environment too. So how can you prevent heat loss in the home during those chilly days of winter?
How Much Heat Is Lost?
Depending on your property, heat loss can differ per household. But according to The Green Age, up to 25% of heat can be lost through your roof, whilst 35% can escape through gaps in walls, windows and doors*.
Where Does It Escape?
As mentioned above, the most common places for heat to escape from the home are roofs, windows, doors, walls and even through your floors too.
What Causes Heat Loss?
There are several things which can lead to heat loss. Lack of insulation in walls and the loft, i