Sales of sealing strips have increased dramatically in December and January, as people look for ways to save energy amid high electricity prices. Heating blankets, fireplaces, Glava and wood are also seeing a sharp increase in online sales.
According to Klarna’s shopping index, sealing strips have seen the biggest increase in sales within its category. The indexed growth represents the share of the specific product that the total sales in the category in December 2020 and January 2021, compared with December 2021 and January 2022.
Sealing strips are a simple way to reduce energy loss and save. It’s clear that people are looking for ways to keep their homes warm and save money on their energy bills. In December and January, sales of sealing strips have increased dramatically as people try to insulate their homes and keep the heat in. Heating blankets, fireplaces, Glava and wood are also seeing a sharp increase in online sales.
These products may be more expensive than traditional heating methods, but with electricity prices reaching record highs, people are looking for any way possible to save money. So it’s no surprise that these energy-saving products are seeing such a big increase in sales.
It will be interesting to see if this trend continues into next year, as people continue to struggle with high energy prices. Hopefully, these products can help Norwegians reduce their electricity consumption and save money in the long run.
Despite the overall trend towards energy savings, some products have not seen the same positive sales trend. While time clocks increased by only 10 per cent during the period, the proportion of Norwegians who bought a heat pump online was actually marginally lower than in the same period last winter.