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Daily Mirror and British Gas providing free thermal insulation

British Gas and the Daily Mirror are offering free loft and cavity wall insulation to all readers of the publication. A qualified engineer from the power firm will install the lagging to all readers until November 30th, 2012. The thermal insulation must have been fitted by December 31st of this... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Wall insulation 'essential part' of energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is "all about" thermal insulation, it has been said. Anna-Marie DeSouza, Build It + Home Improvement magazine editor, said lagging is "the thing I would [always] recommend". She suggested that homeowners pack as much thermal insulation into their roof as they... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Wall insulation scheme reaches Frome

The Warm Streets initiative has reached the town of Frome in Somerset and should improve the thermal insulation qualities of residents' houses. Lagging can cut fuel bills by as much as £30 every month and householders in the region will soon be able to benefit from this, the Somerset... More >

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Expert recommends thermal insulation to cope with energy bills

Thermal insulation is a good way to counteract rising energy bills, it has been said. Ron Fox, owner of Staffordshire-based firm Noreus, suggested homeowners install lagging in their lofts, which can result in long-term reductions to a household's power consumption, the Tamworth Herald... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Tewkesbury residents told of wall insulation grants

Members of the public in Tewkesbury could reduce their gas and electricity bills by thousands of pounds over a few years by applying for free loft and wall insulation. Grants are available at present but this will not be the case in the near future, Severn Wye Energy Agency assistant chief... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Nottinghamshire County Council issues wall insulation reminder

Nottinghamshire County Council has reminded residents they can receive free thermal insulation upgrades to their houses until the end of 2012. This is due to the Wamstreets initiative, which is endorsed by the Local Authorities Energy Partnership. It provides loft and cavity wall insulation to... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



People 'should fit wall insulation' to become green

Members of the public can reduce their impact on the environment by investing in thermal insulation devices. This is according to thinkinsulation.com, which marked the recent Earth Day on April 22nd by highlighting some of the best ways to cut carbon footprints and energy bills. Upgrading a boiler... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Tamworth thermal insulation scheme reaches over 2,000 houses

Over 2,000 homes in a Staffordshire Town have been given free loft and cavity wall insulation. The Tamworth Herald reports the council had made the thermal insulation upgrades available through the Home Energy Advice Tamworth (Heat) initiative. It is estimated that over 49,000 tonnes of carbon... More >

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Bolsover residents reminded of wall insulation

Homeowners in Bolsover can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation over 2012. The local authority has teamed up with Warmstreets to provide the energy efficiency measures, the Mansfield Chad reports. All private households with less than 60 mm of lagging in the attic can have this topped up... More >

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NIA members receive discounted Green Deal training rates

Members of the National Insulation association (NIA) will now be able to receive discounted rates when engaging on Green Deal Assessor (GD) and Domestic Energy (DEA) training packages. These qualifications are expected to become vital when the Green Deal comes into effect. This policy was drafted... More >

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Under floor heating could help chapel win Heat Pump Awards

A 19th-century chapel in Merthyr Tydfil featuring under floor heating is one of the finalists of the National Heat Pump Awards 2012. This ceremony celebrates the projects that have utilised renewable or low-carbon power during their development, or proven their dedication to efficiency and... More >

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NIA: Thermal insulation saves people money

Loft and cavity wall insulation could save homeowners £310 every year on their gas and electricity bills. This is according to chief executive of the National Insulation Association (NIA) Neil Marshall, who noted the payback period for this energy efficient upgrade can be "as little as... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



NIA reveals date for annual thermal insulation conference

Organisations involved in the thermal insulation industry may wish to attend the National Insulation Association's (NIA) annual conference. This will occur at Birmingham's Hilton Metropole on December 4th 2012, the group revealed. A prestigious gala dinner and exhibition area will be... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



East Ayrshire Council to receive wall insulation cash

East Ayrshire Council could receive as much as £295,000 to encourage the take-up of thermal insulation among its constituents, the Kilmarnock Standard reports. Households will be able to receive grants of subsidies to install loft and cavity wall insulation for free under the Scottish... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



NIA: Many thermal insulation products available

There is a wide range of thermal insulation products available, a leading organisation has noted. Neil Marshall, chief executive of the National Insulation Association (NIA), highlighted loft, roof and wall insulation as some of these devices. Lagging can also be installed in floors, while the... More >

Categories: Cellar Waterproofing - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation - Wet Room Waterproofing



Amber Valley homeowners can receive free wall insulation

Amber Valley households can receive free loft and wall insulation during 2012, the local authority has remarked. All private homes - which can be owner-occupied or rented - can take advantage of the scheme, provided they are of a certain size and have less than 60mm of thermal insulation in the... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



SFHA welcomes Scottish thermal insulation investment

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the continuation of a scheme to improve the thermal insulation qualities of the nation's residences. Commenting on the announcement of housing minister Keith Brown that the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) will continue... More >

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Suffolk green campaigner criticises wall insulation take-up

Not enough people in Suffolk have improved the thermal insulation qualities of their home, a green campaigner has said. The East Anglian Daily Times reported councillor Andrew Stringer, leader of the district's Green Party, said figures revealing the number of houses that were renovated with... More >

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Nick Clegg promotes thermal insulation policies

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has revealed a new series of policies to encourage people to improve the thermal insulation qualities of their homes. He noted the state is working alongside Sutton Council and hardware store B&Q to develop a loft-clearing service. B&Q workers remove items... More >

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Thermal insulation scheme for Rushcliffe homeowners promoted

Homeowners in Rushcliffe can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation throughout 2012. These renovations will be done through the Warmstreets initiative, which is endorsed by the borough's council and is available until the end of the year. After this time, the energy efficiency upgrade is... More >

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FMB: People should not be forced to install thermal insulation during extensions

Homeowners should not be forced to fit heating insulation, dry lining insulation or similar energy efficiency devices when they extend their property. This is according to the Federation of Master Builders, which warned government plans to make this necessary could be counterproductive, unpopular,... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Selby loft and wall insulation scheme launches

Residents of Selby can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation thanks to a new scheme from the district's council. The local authority is collaborating with the Yorkshire Energy Saving Partnership to improve the thermal insulation qualities of the region's housing stock and tackle... More >

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Insulate Hampshire and community groups provide thermal insulation

Insulate Hampshire has been working alongside community groups to improve the thermal insulation qualities of domestic residences. The organisation teamed up with Energy Alton to fit loft insulation to 30 homes, while 59 householders were given 584 rolls of DIY lagging with assistance from Romsey... More >

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New advice line can provide heating insulation recommendations

A new advice line providing information on loft and cavity wall insulation, as well as other efficiency measures, has been launched. It will be run by Careline Services and the Energy Saving Trust (EST) and shall provide details to members of the public on government schemes such as Warm Front -... More >

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Scotland investing £16m in thermal insulation

The Scottish government has revealed it will invest £16 million to improve the thermal insulation qualities of the nation's dwellings from April 2012 to March 2013. It will do this through the Universal Home Insulation Scheme, which is administered by local authorities. Loft and cavity... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



E.ON and Jewson promote thermal insulation DIY

E.ON and Jewson have joined forces to encourage homeowners to improve the thermal insulation of their domicile over the Easter period. Research by the organisations revealed 43 per cent of females believe they have better-than-average DIY skills. However, only 14 per cent of men would trust their... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Free thermal insulation for Staffordshire Moorlands residents

Households in Staffordshire Moorlands have been reminded they can apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation until the end of the year. The deal is open to all private domiciles - including rented homes - and disregards the income of applicants. Recipients can benefit from thermal insulation in... More >

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OFT to look into wall insulation firms

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is looking into the thermal insulation sector to ensure it is still providing good value for members of the public. It wishes to hear from consumer groups, trade organisations, manufacturers, distributors and other relevant individuals and associations so it can... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Long Itchington home fitted with wall insulation under Warm Front

The thermal insulation qualities of a house in Long Itchington have been enhanced, following the receipt of a government grant for loft and cavity wall insulation. A female tenant of Newman Residential Lettings contacted the organisation complaining her dwelling was not as warm as she would like,... More >

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