Every year in the UK there are about 30,000 deaths due to ‘winter-related illness’ - and we spend about £1 billion treating such illness. Many of these deaths and illnesses could be avoided by tackling the widespread problem of poor insulation and inadequate heating. Here energy conservation expert Derick Gray gives some guidance on what to do.
Energy conservation expert Derick Gray is manager of the Home Energy Advice Team, a charity project helping vulnerable families in Plymouth. As an independent consultant, Derick also provides energy efficiency advice to individuals and businesses in the South West of England.