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  • New 4mm Marmox Boards

    Date: 26/11/2010
    Marmox UK has introduced a new 4mm thick Marmox board to its range of waterproof insulation products. The 4mm extra thin Marmox boards are ideal for the following situations... ·       As a thin waterproofing layer for plywood. ·     &... more >

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  • Thermal insulation 'vital to prevent burst pipes'

    Date: 25/11/2010
    Homeowners have been urged to ensure they have adequate thermal insulation following announcements that snow is expected to fall across the UK. AXA Insurance has provided tips to help people ensure their properties are kept safe from potential burst pipes during the cold snap. Individuals were adv... more >

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  • Be wary of 'too much insulation'

    Date: 25/11/2010
    It is important to be aware that laying more thermal insulation than necessary could do more harm than good, it has been claimed. In an interview with Treehugger, experts explain how laying too much lagging can prevent air flow and cause a build-up of moisture. People were warned that when insulat... more >

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  • Basement insulation 'should be first weatherisation project'

    Date: 24/11/2010
    Basement insulation is one of the best ways to prevent heat loss in the home, according to one expert. In an interview with the Boston Globe, insulation store owner Jerry Byrne explained how along with the loft, the cellar should be the first place to consider investing in lagging. "When heat... more >

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  • Heating insulation 'can prevent winter problems'

    Date: 24/11/2010
    Homeowners have been advised to ensure their loft space has adequate thermal insulation ahead of the winter cold spell. Age UK has warned that failing to take preventative measures could leave properties vulnerable to problems occurring when freezing temperatures are reached. Laying sufficient hea... more >

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  • Prizes planned for those who take out heating insulation loans

    Date: 23/11/2010
    The government has promised to reward homeowners who take out loans to pay for installations such as drywall insulation. In an interview with the Times, energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne talks about a new scheme to encourage the British public to make their homes more energy efficent,... more >

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  • Recycled thermal insulation 'good for health'

    Date: 22/11/2010
    Homeowners looking to make their properties more energy efficient may want to consider recycled thermal insulation. This is according to Green Building writer Sean Desmond, who explained how there are a number of products on the market that allow people to make their homes more environmentally frie... more >

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  • Wall insulation helps reduce bills at Hampshire properties

    Date: 22/11/2010
    Wall insulation has been fitted to properties in a Hampshire park with the intention of reducing the energy bills for residents. The Southern Daily Echo reports how six houses in Flowerdown Park have had lagging installed to the outside of the homes. Exterior walls were fitted with polystyrene-bas... more >

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  • Thermal insulation 'prevents draughts'

    Date: 19/11/2010
    Those struggling to heat their home due to expensive energy bills may want to consider following in one couple's footsteps by installing thermal insulation. Matt and Terry McEntee described in an interview with the Providence Journal how they have noticed an immediate benefit from fitting laggi... more >

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  • Thermal insulation 'can reduce energy costs'

    Date: 18/11/2010
    Adding thermal insulation to an attic space can be one of the cheapest ways to improve energy efficiency at a high rate of return. This is according to former builder Todd Russell, who explained in an interview with Homer News the best ways to reduce fuel consumption in the home. He described how ... more >

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  • Over-60s urged to apply for free wall insulation

    Date: 17/11/2010
    Residents aged over 60 who live in the Bromsgrove are being offered free heating insulation. Those living in privately owned or rented homes could be entitled to complimentary wall insulation or lagging in their loft space fitted by the district council. Providing the property meets required stand... more >

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  • Under floor heating 'good for wet room hygiene'

    Date: 17/11/2010
    Those looking for wet room insulation ahead of their bathroom conversion may wish to follow expert advice and lay under floor heating. In an interview with Australian publication Northside, a team of specialists gave tips on the best ways to transform a traditional washroom. The news source commen... more >

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  • Homes assessed for thermal insulation requirements

    Date: 16/11/2010
    Homes in Surrey are being assessed using thermal imaging cameras to see where they need to improve their heating insulation. Properties in the Reigate and Banstead areas are being screened using specialist equipment installed on vans which drive around the county. The team of experts have the abil... more >

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  • Take advantage of heating insulation grants, pensioners advised

    Date: 16/11/2010
    Older homeowners should look to see whether they are eligible for heating insulation grants, according to one comparison website. Confused.com revealed that anyone aged over 70 could find they qualify for a 100 per cent subsidy for loft and cavity wall insulation.  Energy analyst at the organ... more >

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  • Green homes unveiled in Durham

    Date: 15/11/2010
    A new eco-friendly housing development featuring high standards of thermal insulation has been unveiled in Durham. The scheme is the first of three to be introduced by Derwentside Homes with the intention of reducing energy consumption and making properties greener, 24dash reports. Funding from th... more >

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  • Thermal insulation assessments can help reduce bills, homeowners advised

    Date: 15/11/2010
    People have been advised to consider hiring a professional to assess where they need to improve thermal insulation in their property. In an interview with WSAW.com, home inspector Mike Carson described how checking buildings for leaks can help to save individuals money. "Typically, folks who ... more >

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  • Check insulation 'from top to bottom' before winter, homeowners told

    Date: 12/11/2010
    Homeowners looking to keep down their heating bills this winter while protecting their property against damaging damp should make sure their insulation is up to scratch from the top of their house to the bottom. The Daily Journal said having adequate thermal insulation in the loft is particularly i... more >

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  • Denim donations to boost thermal insulation

    Date: 12/11/2010
    A campaign to gather old jeans and other denim items for recycling into thermal insulation has exceeded its collection target by around 800 per cent, according to reports. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's (UNL) chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America organised the drive a... more >

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  • Homes to receive solid wall insulation under £1.4m scheme

    Date: 11/11/2010
    More than 300 council-owned homes in Dudley are to receive solid wall insulation, A-rated boilers and draught proofing as part of a £1.4 million "energy fit" scheme from E.ON. The utility company is working with the local authority to upgrade a total of 314 properties in the Pensnet... more >

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  • EU plans new energy efficiency incentives

    Date: 11/11/2010
    Homeowners could get new financial incentives to help them install thermal insulation and improve the overall energy efficiency of their properties under plans outlined by the European Commission. The executive body of the European Union has issued a new draft strategy, entitled Energy 2020, that a... more >

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