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Council urges residents to take advantage of insulation

A council in the Midlands has told local people they should take advantage of a scheme that can help them to get insulation fitted in their properties. Tamworth Borough Council noted residents have until the end of June to sign up to the scheme, which has already saved people in the area as much as... More >

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Darlington residents 'could receive free insulation'

Darlington households may be able to benefit from free thermal and cavity wall insulation under a plan being considered by the local council. As much as £5 million may be borrowed by Darlington Borough Council in order to fund a scheme that would see up to 1,500 homes in the town get the... More >

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Grants available to help homes fit insulation

A new grant scheme in West Sussex could result in households in the region being able to benefit from the installation of cavity wall insulation. The West Suffolk Partnership (WSP), which was previously known as the West Suffolk Local Strategic Partnership, offers up to £1,000 to businesses... More >

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Thousands of Lancashire homes given free insulation

Thousands of homes in east Lancashire have benefited from the installation of free cavity wall insulation, the release of new official figures has revealed. As part of the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target, energy companies are being ordered to help households up and down the country to get... More >

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Eco Hub features state-of-the-art insulation

A newly-opened Eco Hub in East Anglia features state-of-the-art insulation among its main features, it has been revealed. The Gamlingay Eco Hub uses a wide range of renewable power sources in order to generate the necessary energy at the site, including solar, thermal, photovoltaic and heat pump... More >

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Barker: Half of homes lack insulation

Climate change minister Greg Barker has stated there is a need for more homes in the UK to have insulation installed. Speaking at the Ecobuild conference that took place last week, the government representative stated the UK has some of the worst performing buildings in Europe in terms of energy... More >

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NIA: Wall insulation could cut fuel poverty levels

Thermal insulation measures could cut the level of fuel poverty in the UK, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has remarked. The organisation therefore urged homeowners to install lagging in their houses to help prevent themselves from facing financial difficulties. Figures from the... More >

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DIY guru recommends cavity wall insulation

Cavity wall insulation can reduce a house's energy bills and carbon footprint, DIY guru Julia Gray has said. She noted houses that were built after 1920 can generally have their cavities lagged. This upgrade should have already occurred in homes built less than a decade ago, although people who... More >

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CCC chair calls for new boilers and extensions to mandate thermal insulation installations

People planning to improve the efficiency of their radiators or under floor heating by investing in a new boiler might also wish to consider purchasing thermal insulation measures. In a letter to parliamentary under-secretary of state in the Department for Communities and Local Government Andrew... More >

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Tamworth thermal insulation scheme improves region's efficiency

A scheme to provide free loft and cavity wall insulation to constituents of Tamworth Borough Council could have saved residents £735,282. The local authority noted since the thermal insulation scheme was launched, 1,784 domiciles have seen 2,018 improvements. This represents a reduction in... More >

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Many British lofts 'have inadequate thermal insulation'

Only one-tenth of British houses are using thermal insulation in the loft space to its full efficacy, research from LoftZone has revealed. Although a large number of dwellings have the right thickness of loft insulation fitted, many are compressing it and hampering its effectiveness by using the... More >

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Bristol homeowners 'failing to fit thermal insulation'

Research has shown 70 per cent of Bristol homeowners have failed to improve the thermal insulation in their loft space. The study, conducted by thinkinsulation.com and published in the Western Daily Press, pointed out lagging this area can reduce a household's energy bills by as much as... More >

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Bath residents told to take advantage of wall insulation subsidies

Residents of Bath have been reminded their last chance to take advantage of schemes providing free loft and cavity wall insulation is approaching. The Warm Streets initiative, which gives grants to people who wish to install these features in their home, is coming to a close and will be soon... More >

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Bath residents benefit with wall insulation through Cert

Free loft or cavity wall insulation has been installed in 3,483 Bath houses since 2008 under the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (Cert), official figures reveal. Suppliers must provide at least 40 per cent of these thermal insulation upgrades to low-income households or vulnerable people,... More >

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Greg Barker views wall insulation for Climate Week

Minister of state for energy and climate change Greg Barker has looked at thermal insulation as part of his Climate Week activities. The politician travelled to Sheffield and Hull, visiting Hornsea School to discuss fuel efficiency with young people. He conversed with 16 and 17-year-old students... More >

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Milton Keynes Council reveals wall insulation initiative

A project to add thermal insulation to hundreds of Milton Keynes homes could improve the life of residents. The council claims the Lakes Community Energy Saving Project (Cesp) will make applicable dwellings cheaper to heat, greener, dryer, cleaner and warmer. Work began on March 7th and should see... More >

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NIA: Use Climate Week to add wall insulation

People should consider putting loft and wall insulation in their home to mark Climate Week 2012. This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA) chief executive Neil Marshall, who said: "There is no better time to make your home more efficient, comfortable and... More >

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Thermal insulation reduces hospital's yearly energy bill by £12,000

A renovation project at Bridlington Hospital should see the facility having its thermal insulation qualities improved. An investment of £47,000 is being made into the project, which will result in 270mm of loft insulation fitted to the structure. This should reduce its fuel bills by... More >

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Free thermal insulation in Wyre Forest

Wyre Forest District Council is offering free loft and cavity wall insulation to its residents. The Kidderminster Shuttle reports this is to celebrate Climate Week, which runs from March 12th to 18th and is supported by companies including EDF Energy, H&M, SodaStream and Nissan. Conservative... More >

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Shelthorpe residents can receive free thermal insulation

A new scheme will provide thermal insulation to hundreds of people in Shelthorpe. Charnwood Borough Council and E.ON are providing around 800 houses in the districts with lagging and heating improvements. Loft and wall insulation and modern fuel systems will be provided to the recipients, with both... More >

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DECC unveils cash injection for Green Deal thermal insulation training

The Green Deal has been given a cash injection of £3.5 million to train the installers and assessors of thermal insulation and other energy efficiency measures, with this money coming from the government and Construction Skills. Furthermore, £10 million has been earmarked to boost the... More >

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NIA recommends wall insulation to businesses

Businesses should invest in thermal insulation in order to save money, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has advised. The Blackpool Gazette reports there are a large number of deals and solutions available for companies that wish to save money in this area. NIA chief executive Neil Marshall... More >

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Under floor heating a feature in Nottinghamshire self-build home

A self-build home in Nottinghamshire has high levels of thermal insulation. Mike and Jan Davies constructed the energy-efficient oak-frame structure in the garden of their old dwelling, the Nottingham Post reports. The couple were approaching retirement when they began the project. They visited... More >

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Stratford-on-Avon District Council offers attic and wall insulation

Members of the public in Stratford-on-Avon can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation in a scheme that concludes at the end of April. This will help them to reduce their energy bills and cut their carbon footprint and everyone in the region can apply for it, regardless of income or... More >

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DECC releases thermal insulation statistics

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has released details of the levels of thermal insulation in British homes. Since the beginning of the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target in April 2008, 3.8 million lofts have been lagged, the public body stated. Furthermore, 58,000 properties have... More >

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Under floor heating a green feature in St Agnes development

A new housing development in St Agnes has boosted its eco credentials through the use of high-level wall insulation. Easier.com reports the Rocky Lane premises, which were developed by Living Structures, are exceptionally fuel efficient. Thermal insulation levels are boosted through... More >

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Elderly people urged to receive thermal insulation upgrades

Loft and cavity wall insulation, plus a £100 cheque, are being provided to Brits receiving Pension Credit. The collaboration between E.ON and Age UK Enterprise is urging older members of the public to apply for this scheme, with experts from the energy company claiming this thermal insulation... More >

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Government policy 'will support wall insulation'

The Energy Company Obligation will provide support for the installation of solid wall insulation, energy minister Greg Barker has said. Speaking at the annual residential conference of the British Property Federation (BPF), he claimed government policy will change the public's perception of... More >

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Wall insulation 'can combat fuel poverty'

Brits can combat fuel poverty by installing loft and cavity wall insulation. This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA), which explained lagging loft and wall spaces can cut a household's annual expenditure on gas and electricity by up to £310 annually. When solid wall... More >

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Ryedale District Council promotes thermal insulation scheme

Every household in the Ryedale area can receive free thermal insulation upgrades, provided they have a child younger than 16 years old. The district council is collaborating with Yorkshire Energy Partnership for this project, which will conclude on March 31st 2012. Loft and cavity wall insulation... More >

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