Electric heating provides a great alternative to traditional gas central heating, and often a dependable source of warmth in emergency situations, not to mention its green footprint when compared to traditional natural gas and oil, and as a result its lower cost.

Around 2.5 million households in the UK – ten percent of our housing stock - meet the criteria for fuel poverty, Shaun Hurworth from Glen Dimplex & Ventilation looks at how modern electric heating appliances can do their bit to help tackle the issue.