Top 10 Products to help you Save Money this Winter
As the temperature drops that few degree it is a good time to consider ways of coping with
the cold months ahead and perhaps saving some money in the process.
Below please read our top 10 tips. Please add your own views in the comment field below. At the end of November we will give out three prizes to the people that have added the most meaningful contributions.
First Prize – Owl Energy Monitor
Second Prize – Radbooster Radiator Reflector Panels
Third Prize – Chimney Balloon & Inflation Tube
So here is our 10 Tips for Saving Money This Winter
1: Chimney Balloons are inserted in the flue or unused or rarely used fireplaces and are designed to eliminate cold draughts entering the room and heat loss escaping from your room and up the chimney. When installed a chimney balloon gives you an estimate 25% energy saving.
2: The Radbooster Radiator Reflector Panels are designed to be easily fitted to the brackets at the back of your radiators. When installed the Rad Booster will help you to heat your room 35% faster. Made in Ireland and independently tested by a leading BER Assessor.
3: The Stopcock Cosy insulates your water supply helping to prevent your water supply from freezing. Ensures that your water supply will stay intact no matter how cold it gets this winter.
4: With energy rates continuing to rise it is well worth considering the installation of Far Infrared heating plates. Works on the same principle as the sun radiating the earth these ceiling mounted heating panels heat your body as opposed to the room. Come with thermostats for adjusting room temperature. Can save up to 70% on heating bill when compared to conventional heating systems.
5: Energie Solar Panels will guarantee to give you 100% hot water daytime and at night whatever the weather 365 days of the year. Probably the most reliable and maintenance free solar panel system on the Irish market.
6: Bursting attic pipes caused hundreds of thousands Euro in damages in Ireland last winter. The Attic Cosy Kit provides full protection to your attic pipes against freezing. One kit comes with eight 1 meter lengths of self-adhesive strip and elbow and T fitting to cover joint fittings.
7: Reports of oil theft seem to be on the increase again this winter. Not a great surprise when considering the record high oil prices. A Tanklok will secure your oil supply against this growing risk of theft.
8: Sheep Wool Insulation rolls insulate or top up existing insulation in your attic. Made of 100% Sheep wool this product is effective in even the harshest of climate. A fully breathable product, sheep wool insulation is the most eco friendly type of insulation available.
9: During the winter months our energy bills invariably begin to show an increase. But could we be doing a little more to counter this? An Owl Energy Monitor allows you to measure your spending in real time and adjust your energy use behavioural patterns accordingly.
10: Using more hot water generally means an increase in your energy bill. The Ecocamel Aerated Showerhead will divide the amount of water you use when showering in two without affecting the water pressure or indeed how much you enjoy your shower.
So add your ideas below on saving money this winter and you might just win one of these three great prizes.