Insulation is the easiest and most cost effective means for improving the energy efficiency
of your home.
• Use as much as you can afford, as it will save you money in the long term.
• Maximise the use of insulation in floors, walls and roofs (new and also existing when the opportunity arises)
e.g. in a traditional pitched roof 300mm would be appropriate.
• Think about continuity of insulation between walls, floors and roofs, ensure there are no gaps.
• Ensure that hot water vessels/systems and pipework are insulated both in the extension and in the existing