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Advisors.ie in News of the World on home energy and heating

When it comes to avoiding petrol price hikes, many of us can cycle, take the bus or walk instead of driving. It’s the other big energy uses in most households — heating and light — that aren’t always so easy to cut back on. Heat loss occurs through ceilings, walls, windows and because of inefficient heating systems. Ceilings account for the biggest waste at about 40 per cent, while walls are about 35pc.