Using less energy and getting your energy from renewables are the key to cutting your carbon footprint for heating and power in your home.
Here’s our basic recipe for a warm, cosy, low-carbon home:
There are always grey areas when it comes to these steps, though, and a lot depends on the way your home was built, so read our guides for more details.
If you want to retrofit your home for energy efficiency, CAfS offers a comprehensive home audit service. Find out more >
You could be eligible for free advice & draughtproofing through our Cold to Cosy Homes Cumbria service.
Insulating cavity-wall homes
Insulating pre-1920 homes
How to ventilate your home & avoid damp
How to adapt your home for flooding & extreme weather
Renewables for electricity and heating
Check for cheaper gas & electricity
Switch to greener energy
Easy, practical tips that will save you money