THE National Insulation Association (NIA) which represents more than 90 per cent of the insulation industry in the UK has put together 10 facts about cavity wall
For an average house, installing cavity wall
insulation will cost around pounds 500, but there are many grants available that can help reduce this Once the walls have been filled, a saving of about pounds 120 could be made each year on heating bills alone.
Thousands of other householders on Tyneside and in Northumberland qualify for free or heavilydiscounted cavity wall
and loft insulation.
For some households that meet the criteria, cavity wall
insulation, loft insulation and new heating systems, will be free.
Installing cavity wall
insulation isn't a DIY job - use an installer belonging to the National Insulation Association (www.
5 The Energy Saving Trust says cavity wall
insulation in England, Scotland and Wales costs around PS720 for a detached house, PS475 for a semi and PS370 for a mid-terrace.
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His cavity wall
insulation had either vanished, or the work was never carried out.
uk), cavity wall
insulation in England, Scotland and Wales costs around PS720 for a detached house, PS475 for a semi and PS370 for a mid-terraced house, with an annual saving of around PS250, PS145 and PS95 respectively.
40” one, and two inches to satisfy commercial, and residential masonry cavity wall
But before you even consider having cavity wall
insulation fitted, you do, of course, need to know whether your home has external cavity walls
Terry Bryant asks pertinent questions about cavity wall
insulation (Letters, PE December).