This Life: Make your home a hot property

Want to heat up your home while cutting energy costs? The Home Team could help, writes Kieron Wood.

22nd January, 2012
A warm house will bring long-term savings. Photo: Thinkstock

In these straitened times, one of the problems with extending a house, rather than trading up (or down), is that new building regulations virtually ensure that your extension will be well insulated, properly heated and cosy.

The rest of the house, by comparison, will suddenly resemble a fridge. Funny how you never noticed that before.

We were in that position. The new extension, completed last summer, had unheard-of levels of insulation in the walls and...

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