Insulating the nation – who will pay for it?

The Government is intent on insulating the nation. They have announced what they describe as a £1 billion package which will help people save money on their fuel bills by loft and cavity wall insulation. That will take the United Kingdom’s spend on insulation to outweigh all other home improvement spends by a huge margin.

Up until now, the existing insulation schemes were paid for by the energy consumers who have a percentage added to their fuels bills.  Continue reading