(PRWEB) June 26, 2008
Chappell Build suggest that a specialist loft conversion can help save Energy & the planet plus Improve home Living Environments. The FMB and Energy saving Trust in the UK both state that a new specialist loft conversion and insulation can help consumers save energy and become more eco-friendly.
A growing number of people are aware of the impact their property management and renovation decisions are having on the environment.
Did you know that with a specialist loft conversion you can now have both the extra space together with the knowledge that you are much improving the insulation of your home at the same time and it is stated that about forty percent of energy & heat is lost via the roof of your home.
The Energy Saving Trust in the UK energysavingtrust.org.uk state that
"Without loft insulation you could be losing as much as 15% of your heating costs through your roof. Insulating your loft is a simple and effective way to reduce your heating bills and you can even do it yourself."
Yes, a loft conversion with insulation can enable you be more environmentally conscious and friendly by reducing the amount of energy you use which could also save you money.
Chappell Build Ltd a specialist loft conversion London based company state that
"a growing number of there customers have started to enquire about extra insulation for eco-friendly and environmental purposes and also the use of solar panels on the roof to become more self sufficient"
Chappell Build go on to say
"A good loft conversion with insulated roofs and exterior walls will help you be greener and of course by having the insulation work implemented at the same time as a loft conversion will mean you benefit from a nice new living or working environment that can potentially make your home a warmer and more comfortable place to live."
The topic of energy saving has been the subject of a campaign by the UK Building industry trade body, the FMB (Federation of Master Builders) cut the vat campaign, which looks at the fact that a loft conversions are helping to cut heat emissions from the roof.
In summary a roof extensions and specialist loft conversions using state of the art insulation technology of today has the possibility of energy saving benefits and therefore can contribute to helping the environment and off setting some of today's consumers carbon footprint. A potential 40% percent heat saving is massive and even if it is only 15% just think if thousands of properties did the same.
The Energy Saving Trust in the UK energysavingtrust.org.uk also stated that state that
"If everyone in the UK topped up their loft insulation to 270mm, around £560m would be saved each year. That's enough money to pay the annual fuel bills of around 530,000 families."
For more information about this type of specialist loft conversion and insulation techniques please contact Chappell Build Ltd who have recently been featured on Channel 4s Location, Location, Location for specialising in London Loft Conversions on +44 (0) 0870 609 1014