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Do You Need To Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency?


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You shouldn’t have needed to put your heating on much recently, if it at all, because it’s been warm enough. If you have needed to put it on at times, we don’t believe your home is energy efficient enough. 

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) will tell you how energy efficient it is – an A-rating is the highest possible efficiency rating and a G-rating is the lowest. 

If you don’t have a copy of this document, which you’ll need if you ever decide to sell or rent your property, you should get an accredited Domestic Energy Assessor to come to your house and conduct an energy audit. You can find a local accredited Domestic Energy Assessor here

The current thermal efficiency rating of your home is guaranteed to be improved if you implement these changes:

Install double or triple glazed windows and doors

Inefficient windows and doors can be responsible for up to 25% of heat lost from a home and will be one of the main causes of any draughts that you feel indoors. 

Far less heat will be lost after the installation of double or triple glazed windows and doors. One of the finest replacement window collections in the UK has to be our UPVC Extreme windows, which have been endorsed by the Energy Saving Trust and are Secured by Design. Every one of our replacement door systems will also enhance your home’s thermal performance. 

A window and door upgrade can save you £170 each year on energy.

Purchase an eco-friendly boiler

The older your boiler, the less energy efficient it’s likely to be, and it’s also more prone to breaking down than a newer model. 

When buying a new boiler, pay attention to each model’s ErP (Energy related Products Directive) rating as it tells you how energy efficient they are. You will find that most modern boilers have an A-rating at the very least. 

The Energy Saving Trust estimates that getting an A-rated boiler installed can help you save up to £40 annually, so it will be worth the money in the long-term.

Is Your Boiler Eco-Friendly

Purchase an eco-friendly boiler

The older your boiler, the less energy efficient it’s likely to be, and it’s also more prone to breaking down than a newer model. 

When buying a new boiler, pay attention to each model’s ErP (Energy related Products Directive) rating as it tells you how energy efficient they are. You will find that most modern boilers have an A-rating at the very least. 

The Energy Saving Trust estimates that getting an A-rated boiler installed can help you save up to £40 annually, so it will be worth the money in the long-term.

Planet would be delighted to provide you with a FREE no obligation quote for UPVC Extreme windows, or any of our other energy-saving products, to help you create a more energy efficient home.


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