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Domestic carbon reduction measures

In descending order of effectiveness:

Table 7: League Table of the Most Cost Effective Measures for the Domestic Sector Central business case £/TCO2

1 Mini wind turbines (5kW) with FiT : -499.01

2 Reduce heating for washing machines : -317.98

3 Electronic products : -293.33

4 Information and Communication Technology products : -292.92

5 Integrated digital TVs : -276.03

6 Reduced standby consumption : -275.94

7 Reduce household heating by 1ºC : -238.58

8 A++ rated cold appliances : -219.81

9 A-rated ovens : -214.85

10 Efficient lighting : -194.87

11 Turn unnecessary lighting off : -171.16

12 A-rated condensing boiler : -158.05

13 Insulate primary pipework : -149.60

14 Induction hobs : -146.43

15 Uninsulated cylinder to high performance : -136.95

16 Glazing – old double to new double : -132.05

17 Glazing – single to new : -129.56

18 Insulated doors : -127.03

19 A+ rated wet appliances : -93.82

20 Loft insulation 0–270mm : -86.38

21 Improve airtightness : -80.46

22 Pre76 cavity wall insulation : -80.20

23 DIY floor insulation (susp. timber floors) : -77.04

24 Loft insulation 25–270mm : -75.80

25 Ground Source Heat Pumps with RHI : -67.48

26 Loft insulation 50–270mm : -65.61

27 76-83 cavity wall insulation : -63.11

28 Loft insulation 75–270mm : -59.25

29 Post ‘83 cavity wall insulation : -37.14

30 Biomass boilers with RHI : -34.85

31 Installed floor insulation (susp. timber frames) : -32.31

32 Air Source Heat Pump with RHI : -31.17

33 Loft insulation 100–270mm : -15.12

34 Glazing (to Best Practice) : -12.64

35 Solid wall insulation : 1.69

36 Loft insulation 125–270mm : 4.49

37 Room thermostat to control heating : 48.02

38 Loft insulation 150–270mm : 51.98

39 Paper type solid wall insulation : 68.91

40 Modestly insulated cyl to high performance : 74.19

41 Thermostatic radiator valves : 124.17

42 Photovoltaic generation with FIT : 161.84

43 Solar water heating with RHI : 314.13

44 Micro wind turbines (1kW) with FIT : 630.07

45 Hot water cylinder ‘stat : 653.68

Table 8: League Table of the Most Carbon Effective Measures for the Domestic Sector Central business case KTCO2

1 Reduce household heating by 1ºC : 179.12

2 Solid wall insulation : 169.63

3 Pre76 cavity wall insulation : 61.19

4 Electronic products : 55.79

5 Ground Source Heat Pumps with RHI : 54.90

6 Air Source Heat Pump with RHI : 49.19

7 Information and Communication Technology products : 36.59

8 Efficient lighting : 35.13

9 Solar water heating with RHI : 28.65

10 Glazing – single to new : 15.33

11 DIY floor insulation (susp. timber floors) : 13.09

12 A+ rated wet appliances : 11.22

13 Loft insulation 100–270mm : 11.19

14 Loft insulation 0–270mm : 10.49

15 Loft insulation 75–270mm : 9.86

16 Uninsulated cylinder to high performance : 9.81

17 Mini wind turbines (5kW) with FIT : 9.43

18 Photovoltaic generation with FIT : 9.06

19 Improve airtightness : 8.80

20 Glazing (to Best Practice) : 8.29

21 Reduce heating for washing machines : 7.64

22 Glazing – old double to new double : 7.35

23 Biomass boilers with RHI : 7.13

24 Reduced standby consumption : 6.86

25 Loft insulation 50–270mm : 5.85

26 Modestly insulated cyl to high performance : 5.67

27 76-83 cavity wall insulation : 3.85

28 Room thermostat to control heating : 3.54

29 Post ‘83 cavity wall insulation : 2.11

30 Turn unnecessary lighting off : 1.97

31 Thermostatic radiator valves : 1.86

32 Loft insulation 25–270mm : 1.48

33 Insulate primary pipework : 1.46

34 Paper type solid wall insulation : 1.11

35 Micro wind turbines (1kW) with FIT : 0.79

36 Integrated digital TVs : 0.74

37 A++ rated cold appliances : 0.68

38 Hot water cylinder ‘stat : 0.27

39 A-rated ovens : 0.00

40 A-rated condensing boiler : 0.00

41 Induction hobs : 0.00

42 Insulated doors : 0.00

43 Installed floor insulation (susp. Timber Frames) : 0.00

44 Loft insulation 125–270mm : 0.00

45 Loft insulation 150–270mm : 0.00

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