The CSO publication on householder attitudes and behaviours on environment issues was published on 23 March. Visually easy to follow and digest, it includes information on: main fuels used in households in regions; Use of additional heating sources; Awareness of environmental schemes and initiatives; Installation of energy saving products in owner occupied and other non rented households; Main determinant when buying a car; Influence of Energy Efficiency rating or label; Household’s main method for disposing of non-recyclable household waste; Household’s main method for disposing of recyclable household waste; popular measures to reduce waste; and other headings/graphics.

Has your household installed any of the following energy saving products in the last 10 years

  • Insulation 53% 53%
  • Thermal solar panels 4% 4%
  • Photo-voltaic solar panels 0% 0%
  • Heating controls 19% 19%
  • Efficient glazing 32% 32%
  • Draught proofing 22% 22%
  • Replaced an open fire with a stove 25% 25%
  • Energy efficient lighting 65% 65%
  • High efficiency boiler 19% 19%