Insulation 'is the key to reducing bills from dual fuel providers'

Between 1 July 2019 and 31 December 2019, at least 10% of people who switched energy supplier for both gas & electricity with Uswitch saved £479 or more.

Households that are fed up with receiving such a large bill from their dual fuel provider every month or quarter have a number of options open to them.

For example, some people may be wise to consider a switch of energy supplier, while EcoFriend News suggests targeting insulation is a good place to start.

The online publication says one of the quickest routes to cutting power consumption is to stop heat from escaping the home.

It notes research by the Energy Saving Trust found 26 per cent of energy is lost through the roof of properties while 33 per cent finds a way through the walls.

Preventing this can be a significant step towards slashing usage and, in turn, reducing invoices from dual fuel providers, the website states.

Such advice may be particularly relevant at the moment after all of the UK's major energy suppliers but EDF opted to increase their prices recently.

Posted by Anne Yevel

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