21 JUN 2018

MP Backs Free Cavity Wall Installation

Helen Grant, Member of Parliament for Maidstone and the Weald, is urging her constituents to take advantage of an offer to install free cavity wall and loft installation

People across Maidstone and the Weald and beyond have until midnight on 30th June 2018 to apply for E. ON's free cavity wall and loft insulation offer, which is available to all households regardless of their energy supplier.

Almost a third of all heat lost in the home escapes through walls and a quarter through the roof in an uninsulated home.

The insulation, which would usually cost around £775, is being offered for free to all homeowners and landlords; as well as private tenants who have their landlord's permission. A typical household could save up to £285 a year on their heating bills by installing both cavity wall and loft insulation, meaning people who take up the offer could save a total of more than £1,000.

Helen said, 'This is a fantastic opportunity for my constituents to ensure their homes are properly insulated and to reap the financial benefits that insulation provides.

I know that every penny counts when looking after a household budget and the savings that this free insulation offers are very significant. It will also help us to do our bit for the environment reducing our energy usage and helping to improve the quality of our air. It is a win, win situation and I would urge everyone to make the most of the offer before it expires at the end of this month.

Nigel Dewbery, Head of Energy Efficiency at E.ON, said: "Insulation not only keeps homes warmer during winter, but it also helps keep homes cooler during summer, reduces draughts and cuts the level of external noise entering a property.

Our offer of free insulation for all households has been open for around ten months and thousands of people have benefitted as a result. We'd urge anyone who hasn't already, to get in touch to find out more about the offer and to apply before it's too late. We would highlight that the offer for free insulation remains open to all vulnerable households beyond the 30th June."

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