The world is shifting to a more environmental and sustainable way of living in order to preserve the planet for future generations. With new electric cars being designed everyday and new inventions aimed at reducing energy output, we all have to think about how we can chip in and help make sure the targets are met. Every homeowner most likely has improvements they would like to make to their homes and this can also be a great opportunity to make your home more environmentally friendly in the process.
Home improvement projects that improve your energy efficiency can be very simple, from replacing old windows and doors to installing skylights so you don’t have to use your internal lights as much. Homes can often leak air which also means energy can escape easily resulting in you having to use more power to heat them up. Little things like this if everyone improved could go a long way in the future when it comes to energy consumption in the average household.
Below are a few ways you could improve your homes energy efficiency.
Old windows are often the main reason for leaking energy and a new set could vastly improve the efficiency of your home which will also save you some money when it comes to your energy bills at the end of each month.
Old Doors, the same as windows can let a lot energy escape from your home making it feel cold and unwelcoming, a new door will vastly improve this whilst making sure your home is more secure than ever before.
Roof Lanterns are great for letting natural light flow into your home meaning you don’t have to use your internal lights until the evening which in turn helps to reduce your energy usage. They are are also great at making a room feel more spacious and welcoming and the natural light can even improve your mood.
These are simple yet effective improvements you can make to your home that will reduce your energy usage and help make homes better for the future.
If you are interested in any of the above, feel free to contact us on 01278 420475 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get some advice or a free no obligation quote.
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The Countrywide Windows Team