Keep your home cosy and save on energy bills with our guides and tips.

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:

  • Insulate it well
  • Seal out draughts
  • Get the ventilation right to prevent damp and mould
  • Opt for renewables to heat your home and water
  • Make sure your heating system is running efficiently

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.

Not sure where to start?

If you want to retrofit your home for energy efficiency, CAfS offers a comprehensive home audit service. Find out more >