03 Aug '11, 3pm

Energy Conservation & Insulating Homes: 4 Simple Tips

Energy Conservation & Insulating Homes: 4 Simple Tips

Around 25% of heat lost from your home goes out through the roof and conservatories (sun-rooms, if you speak American) are one of the worst culprits. Conservatory blinds can absorb heat and stop it from escaping. The right fabric will continue to let natural light through at the same time. In the rest of the house, consider investing in heavy curtains or Roman blinds , and make sure you open them during the day — this will let the sunlight (if there is any!) warm the room, and closing them when it gets dark will ensure this heat stays in due to the heavy fabric.

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/08/03/energy-conservation-insu...

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