Energy strategies that lower your bills

If you’re building new, you will want a energy strategies that deliver on low energy bills and a healthy indoor environment.

In this article we cover:

  • Basic building regulations
  • Reaching a balance between how much insulation to put in and an energy efficient home
  • Energy strategies for the floor, walls and roofs
  • General guidelines for different insulation products


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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