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Tip on 10:10

Posted on 19 January 2010  - 12:00

As part of the Club's 10:10 challenge we'd like you to join us by cutting your own carbon emissions 10%.

As part of the Club's 10:10 challenge we'd like you to join us by cutting your own carbon emissions 10%.

Remember it's not as hard as you think and to make things easier we'll be giving you all the help you need.

This week's tip - Exclude the draught

Simple and relatively cheap solutions can play a big part in saving energy. Fit draught-excluders to doors or windows. By stopping those winter chills from getting into your home means that you'll use less energy for heating. In an un-insulated home, as much as three-quarters of the heat you pay for filters into the outside world before you've benefited from it. With good insulation this figure could be halved.

For more information on 10:10 visit the official website - www.1010uk.org.