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Check thermal insulation has not dislodged, expert advises

In preparation for the cold winter months, homeowners have been reminded of the importance of checking their attic's thermal insulation. Speaking to the Suffolk News Herald, the president of heating firm Aire Serv Vinie Copeland gave a number of tips on how to ensure properties retain... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can keep homes in good condition'

Checking thermal insulation is an important winter task, according to one property maintenance expert. Speaking to the Suburban Detroit Michigan News, residential construction systems teacher Harry Jachym gave homeowners tips on the best ways to keep a house in good condition. He explained that,... More >

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Older homes 'may lack sufficient thermal insulation'

It is important to check older homes to see if they have enough thermal insulation, people have been advised. An article featured in the Limerick Post explains how many individuals assume the lagging they have in their attic will be adequate enough to prevent heat loss. However, the publication... More >

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Thermal insulation 'reduces heat loss by 25%'

To prevent heat loss in the home, people have been advised to install thermal insulation in their attic. STV.tv reports how housing improvement expert Paul Hendy told The Hour there are a number of key ways to trap warmth in a property during the colder months. He described how reducing the... More >

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'Check roof' to prevent thermal insulation damage

People have been advised to check their roofs twice a year to prevent damage to their thermal insulation. Writing for the Herald, James and Morris Carrey explained the importance of making regular assessments of a property. They described how loose tiles, flashing or guttering can lead to water... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can keep properties cool'

Homeowners considering installing thermal insulation to help keep their properties warm this winter may be interested to hear they could also notice the benefits in summer. Laying lagging in a roof space can keep a house cooler when outdoor temperatures heat up, Merimbula News Weekly reports. As... More >

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Thermal insulation plans 'need to be well researched'

Ahead of the launch of the Green Deal in 2012, it is important all the information regarding strategies and technologies for refurbishing homes is collated. This is according to Kevin McCloud of Channel 4's Grand Designs, who explained the challenge of retrofitting Britain's housing stock... More >

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Free thermal insulation for 8,700 Aberdeenshire homes

A free thermal insulation scheme is set to be launched in Aberdeen on Friday (October 29th). Funds from the Scottish government and Aberdeen City Council will help more than 8,000 homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their properties. Housing and environment convener councillor Aileen... More >

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Wall insulation 'can save people hundreds of pounds'

People have been advised that installing solid wall insulation could help them to significantly reduce their household bills. Commenting on the national Energy Saving Week, Which? gave homeowners a number of tips on how to make their properties greener while reducing their expenses around the... More >

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'Check thermal insulation' to make property energy efficient

Thermal insulation is one way that homeowners can ensure that their properties are not losing the heat they are paying for. According to the National Landlords Association (NLA), people can be more environmentally friendly and also save money by checking the thickness of their heating insulation... More >

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Energy efficiency 'important to prevent people going without heat'

Homeowners may want to consider installing thermal insulation after one expert described the importance of making a property more energy efficient. A study by price comparison service uSwitch.com found that 61 per cent of households are concerned about the price of their fuel bills. Due to the... More >

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Check homes for thermal insulation, people advised

Proper thermal insulation is important in order to prevent heat loss around the home, people have been advised. Writing for US publication the Reading Eagle, interior designer Rosemary Sadez Friedmann gave homeowners a range of tips on how to refurbish their property. She reminded individuals of... More >

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Thermal insulation programme for poor households to face revision

Policies regarding thermal insulation for vulnerable households are set to be reviewed under the Department of Energy and Climate Change's (DECC) spending refocus. As revealed in the comprehensive spending review, the DECC will be funding a smaller Warm Front programme over the next two... More >

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Loft insulation 'a great way to save money'

One of the best ways to save money and reduce energy consumption is to lay thermal insulation in an attic space, it has been claimed. A spokesperson for B&Q explained how preventing heat loss in the home helps to cut down the cost of bills. "One of our top tips includes insulating lofts,... More >

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Under floor heating renovations planned for Jersey church

Jersey Town Church has announced the sale of its 140-year-old pews as it makes way for under floor heating. The place of worship is undergoing renovations that will see the base of the building lifted up and replaced, the BBC reports. Historian Francis Corbet explained the improvements are... More >

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Homeowners encouraged to research thermal insulation

Homeowners in the south of England are being urged to look into the environmental and financial benefits of thermal insulation. Forming part of a larger drive to reduce the size of the area's overall carbon footprint, Bedford Borough Council is to lend its support to the Energy Saving... More >

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Grant awarded to hall for thermal insulation

Thermal insulation is to be fitted to a village hall in Worcester thanks to a grant from the local authority. Worcestershire County Council has provided £15,960 in funding through its Leader project, the Malvern Gazette reports. Severn Stoke Village Hall is set to undergo renovations to... More >

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Heating insulation 'can make property competitive'

Homeowners have been advised that installing heating insulation could not only make their house greener, but also attract potential buyers. Property expert Ed Mead described in an interview with City AM how wall insulation and lagging in a roof space can help reduce heat loss. He explained that... More >

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Thermal insulation 'should be 4 inches thick'

Thermal insulation in the loft should be thick enough to ensure warmth is retained in a property during the winter. This is the suggestion of Ben Salisbury, writing for myfinances.co.uk, who said such products should be both four inches thick and in good condition to protect against the cold... More >

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'Prevent ice build-ups' with heating insulation

It is important to prevent household problems by thoroughly installing thermal insulation around a property, it has been claimed. In an article for the Lincoln Journal Star, Steve Batie described how preparing a home against cold winter temperatures can help to reduce the chance of issues... More >

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Thermal insulation 'makes homes more comfortable'

Heating insulation can bring peace of mind in advance of the cold winter weather, it has been suggested. Homeowners Nina Miller and Buddy Trimble described in an interview with the West Virginia State Journal how their properties feel considerably warmer since they had lagging installed. Prior to... More >

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Thermal insulation 'prevents heat loss in older homes'

People who are hoping to reduce heat loss in their older properties may benefit from purchasing thermal insulation. This is according to an article by the North Jersey Media Group, which said residences constructed over 30 years ago often have very little means of keeping in... More >

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Be wary of rogue traders, elderly homeowners warned

Older people have been warned to be careful of rogue traders offering winter home improvements, which could include maintenance such as cavity wall insulation. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and Age UK have launched a campaign to make vulnerable individuals aware of the risks of being scammed by... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can significantly reduce bills'

To minimise the amount of heat lost through an attic space, people should lay thermal insulation around holes where pipes enter the floor. This is according to McClatchy-Tribune News Service writer Gene Austin, who gave one reader advice on how to retain as much warmth as possible in the home. He... More >

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Basement insulation 'can help prevent mould'

People have been warned that a lack of adequate basement insulation could lead to damp conditions and mould growing. In an interview with St Louis Today, allergist specialist Dr Raymond Slavin explained how certain features around the home can exacerbate health problems. He described how a... More >

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Damaged church given under floor heating makeover

Under floor heating is just one of the installations that has helped transform a Grade II listed building back to its former glory. St Nicholas Peper Harow church near Godalming was almost entirely destroyed following a fire on Christmas Eve 2007, the Surrey Advertiser reports. Despite 50 firemen... More >

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'Install thermal insulation' to prevent heat loss

Homeowners have been advised that now is the ideal time to ensure their property has adequate thermal insulation. An article on Leigh People described how during the winter months a significant amount of heat can be lost through poor insulation in a roof space. Individuals were informed that it... More >

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Wall insulation 'most effective way to save energy'

Those looking to reduce their energy bills during the winter period have been advised to invest in wall insulation. Writing for the Daily Telegraph, Rosie Murray-West gave readers a number of tips on the best ways to cut fuel costs. She explained how the Energy Saving Trust (EST) claims cavity... More >

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Prize money to fund thermal insulation installation

Thermal insulation is to be installed to 30 homes in Bradford on Avon as part of a scheme to increase energy efficiency in properties in the area. Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon is funding the work after winning £150,000 in the British Gas Green Streets Project, the Wiltshire Times... More >

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Thermal insulation 'prevents heat loss in greenhouses'

Garden enthusiasts have been advised that thermal insulation to outdoor pipes could help make greenhouses more efficient. Writing for US magazine Garden Center, John Bartok, from the Department of Natural Resources Management and Engineering at the University of Connecticut, explained to readers... More >

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