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Figures show more Scottish homes have thermal insulation

The proportion of Scottish homes with cavity wall insulation was 53 per cent in 2007, but this has risen to 62 per cent in 2010, the Scottish government stated. It noted a similar growth has been seen in solid wall insulation take-up, with 11 per cent of homes built in this manner featuring lagging... More >

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Wall insulation in efficient Derby houses

A new housing scheme in Derby contains wall insulation as part of its energy efficiency measures. The development was created by Derwent Living and is situated in Vicarage Road, Mickleover. It consists of four two-bed apartments, two two-bed houses and one three-bedroom home, which are all... More >

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Heating insulation 'can protect homes from freezing weather'

Under floor heating insulation can protect properties against damage caused by poor winter weather and should be fitted by British homeowners. This is according to specialist insurer Hiscox, which claimed heating insulation should be added to pipes, cisterns and water tanks. Plumbing can also be... More >

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NIA: Introductory offer for thermal insulation under Green Deal is welcome

A £200 million introductory scheme to the Green Deal, which could fund the addition of energy efficiency devices such as dry wall insulation or basement insulation, has been welcomed by a trade body. The National Insulation Association (NIA) stated that while this fund is a "very... More >

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Green Deal receives £200m boost

The Green Deal, which will see many homes fitted with wall insulation, has received a £200 million funding boost to encourage initial uptake, it has been revealed. Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander made the announcement, noting it could "save early adopters hundreds of... More >

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'Thousands of jobs' in thermal insulation addition due to Green Deal

The Green Deal will result in at least 65,000 employment opportunities in the fields of thermal insulation and construction by 2015, secretary of state for energy and climate change Chris Huhne has said. He noted: "I want to insulate Britain's homes not just from the cold weather, but also... More >

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Thermal insulation scheme opens in York

Loft and cavity wall insulation are being provided to thousands of York residents for free, as the city's local authority and the Yorkshire Energy Partnership have teamed up to make this provision. Subject to the results of a no-cost, no-obligation survey, homeowners will be able to apply for... More >

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Basement insulation in Norwich housing scheme

A new housing development near Norwich has high levels of thermal insulation. Trinity Close in Rackheath is the site of the new development, which consists of 12 dwellings that are so efficient, they are expected to be carbon-neutral. Roof insulation, basement insulation and wall insulation are... More >

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Thermal insulation proposed for 1,000 homes in north-east

Residents in South Tyneside are set to have thermal insulation installed in their homes as part of a £5.5 million proposal to make 1,000 properties more energy efficient. According to the Jarrow and Hebburn Gazette, the aim of the scheme is to reduce fuel bills and cut carbon emissions in... More >

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Heating insulation initiative launched in Charnwood

A new initiative has been launched in Charnwood to help ensure residents have the correct level of heating insulation in their homes. According to InLoughborough.com, HeatSeekers, Energy Saving Partnership and Charnwood Borough Council have teamed up to help prevent heat loss from properties in the... More >

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Wall insulation 'useful when selling a house'

Thermal insulation is a useful renovation to make to a house when trying to sell it. This is according to executive director of the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Andrew Leech, who noted this can also significantly lower gas and electricity bills by reducing central heating... More >

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Under floor heating is a green feature in Rackheath houses

Under floor heating is just one of the sustainable features 12 affordable domiciles in Rackheath, Greater Norwich, have been fitted with. The Trinity Close homes, which were recently opened, also have solar panels, air circulators and grey water recycling, the Norwich Evening News reports. A total... More >

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Flintshire County Council extends thermal insulation scheme

An extended thermal insulation scheme in Flintshire could benefit thousands of residents. The county council intends to expand the Energise Higher Shotton community programme into Connah's Quay and Greenfield, the Flintshire Chronicle reports. As well as unprecedented levels of support for... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can help people in debt to energy companies'

Members of the public have been reminded they can apply for loft and cavity wall insulation or other energy efficiency measures if they are falling into arrears on their fuel bills. Citizens Advice and Consumer Focus made this statement as part of a joint initiative between the two bodies to ensure... More >

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Marmox – Moving and growing!

Marmox UK Ltd announced today that its head office is moving locations. The move is to accommodate a recent growth in product range along with demand for Marmox products. The companies managing director Sarah Viney is feeling optimistic about the companies continuing growth. "We are very... More >

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AXA Insurance: Check heating insulation over winter

Heating insulation on hot water tanks and pipes must be checked as soon as possible in preparation for the colder months. This is according to AXA Insurance, which suggested that homeowners fit lagging to these devices if none exists. Over the last two years, 0.1 per cent of people have suffered... More >

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NLA: Landlords should use thermal insulation to prepare for winter

Tenants and buildings ought to be prepared for the upcoming cold weather by being provided with thermal insulation as well as useful advice, the National Landlords Association (NLA) has warned Occupants have to know how to turn off the water supply, how their under floor heating or radiators... More >

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Under floor heating and boilers 'should be checked for winter'

Under floor heating, radiators, boilers and other aspects of a rental property's central heating ought to be checked before the winter. This is according to DiscountLetting.co.uk customer service manager Julie Blakeman who called this "good practice". Insurance for these fittings can... More >

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NIA: Northern Ireland needs more wall insulation

Loft and cavity wall insulation ought to be fitted to domestic properties in Northern Ireland. This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA), which claimed this could cut the carbon footprint of the country by as much as 20 per cent. It pointed out that heating oil is frequently... More >

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North-west Leicestershire thermal insulation scheme unveiled

Homeowners and private tenants in north-west Leicestershire could benefit from free thermal insulation upgrades to their home. This is due to a new scheme from North West Leicestershire District Council, which was inspired to initiate the project as a result of a government directive, which obliges... More >

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Heating insulation 'should be fitted for winter'

Thermal insulation is the best way to prepare a building for the winter time. This is according to Mike Crompton, corporate communications officer for the Institute of Domestic Energy Assessors, who pointed out that the one-off payment for lagging in the loft space will result in an upgrade that... More >

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Aviva: Protect plumbing with thermal insulation

Homeowners should protect their plumbing with heating insulation before the winter sets in, a leading insurance company has said. Aviva recommended leaving under floor heating or radiators on a constant low if a building is going to be unoccupied for a short length of time. Although this may appear... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can save people money'

Thermal insulation is a very useful method of reducing gas and electricity bills over winter. This is according to MoneySupermarket.com, which noted that lagging in the loft is "cheap and effective". It noted local authorities can often provide households on low incomes and pensioners... More >

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Heating insulation 'can stop plumbing from breaking'

As radiators and under floor heating can potentially break down over winter due to plumbing problems, an online retailer has suggested that people prepare their domicile for the cold weather. Trueshopping noted using heating insulation on pipes and hot water tanks can minimise the likelihood of a... More >

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'Many deals' available for thermal insulation

There are many deals available for people who wish to improve the thermal insulation quality of their home, it has been claimed. In an article for the publication, This is Money personal and consumer finance journalist Tara Evans noted that pensioners can utilise the Home Energy Saving Programme to... More >

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EDF offers free wall insulation to customers

EDF Energy has unveiled plans to provide free loft and cavity wall insulation to all of its customers. The firm noted that energy efficiency is the most effective way to lower fuel consumption and is offering thermal insulation measures to support this. Managing director of the company Martin... More >

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Scottish heating insulation scheme is extended

Many more households in Scotland could have loft and cavity wall insulation fitted and improvements made to the efficiency of their under floor heating or radiators. This is because the Scottish Government has revealed plans to boost the funds of the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS), which... More >

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Consumer Focus: Wall insulation should precede solar panels

Brits considering installing solar panels should make sure they have adequate loft and cavity wall insulation first. This is according to Consumer Focus, which stated this upgrade can cut expenditure on power by £100 every year, regardless of whether a person has photovoltaic cells fitted or... More >

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Thermal insulation of Herefordshire house wins accolades

A Herefordshire house is the first of its kind in the UK to achieve the EnerPHit Standard due to its thermal insulation qualities. Grove Cottage, which stands in Portfields, Hereford, has been wrapped in wall insulation, while new doors and windows have also improved its sustainability, the BBC... More >

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Government extends thermal insulation scheme

Government projects that assist people in fuel poverty using measures such as thermal insulation have been extended. Initiatives such as the Warm Front Scheme - which provides grants for under floor heating insulation, cavity wall insulation and other sustainable upgrades - will have an extra... More >

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