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.