Fitting insulation to an inefficient home could help save on the cheap gas bills for energy comparison customers.
According to Maria Wardrobe, director of external affairs at National Energy Action, there are steps domestic energy users can take to cut their fuel bills.
"The UK's housing stock is very poor in terms of efficiency, with homes leaking heat. Thirty-five per cent of heat is lost through the walls of a house, 25 per cent through the roof - closely followed by floors - [and] windows and doors at around ten to 15 per cent.
"Insulating cavity walls and loft spaces, placing carpets down rather than wooden floors, adding draught excluders to doors and fitting double glazing will all help lower energy use, mitigating the price rises," she explained.
Ms Wardrobe added that her organisation estimates some 6.6 million households will be in fuel poverty by the end of September 2012 should the remaining two major energy suppliers implement price hikes.
This would be an increase of 1.2 million in less than 12 months.
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