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CCC highlights good progress on UK thermal insulation schemes

There has been good progress made on installing loft and cavity wall insulation to households in the UK, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said. In an annual progress report by the organisation, it pointed out that there are still around seven million lofts requiring thermal insulation and... More >

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



Slough wall insulation scheme revealed

A new initiative is providing loft and cavity wall insulation to residents of Slough. The scheme is open to every household in the region that is deemed to be suitable for the thermal insulation upgrades after an assessment. Insulate Slough is predicted to save homeowners as much as £310... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



NIA membership spikes before Green Deal thermal insulation scheme

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has noticed a significant jump in its membership numbers, with more than 30 firms dealing with thermal insulation joining it this year. It is continuing to prepare the industry for the forthcoming Green Deal legislation and has launched specialised support... More >

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Wet room insulation 'could be needed in trendy bathrooms'

Wet room insulation could still be an essential part of a trendy bathroom design, statements from an expert have indicated. Quirke McNamara Consultancy managing director Susan Quirke claimed: "Wet rooms are still very much in fashion." Nowadays, many of these spaces have a bathing area... More >

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Scottish government invests £2bn in thermal insulation project

More than £2 billion is to be invested in a scheme by the Scottish government that aims to install loft and wall insulation to thousands of homes in the country. Thermal insulation could reduce levels of fuel poverty in the nation, with over one-quarter (28 per cent) of all households... More >

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Which? highlights free thermal insulation schemes

Which? has approved of efforts by energy group E.ON to try to increase the number of people with thermal insulation in their loft space. However, the consumer advocacy group pointed out the energy giant is charging £349 for its hassle-free service, despite the fact that people can already lag... More >

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Many Brits 'think fitting loft insulation is too difficult'

Thermal insulation in the loft space has been ruled out by a quarter of Brits, who believe they have too much clutter or the work is too messy and difficult. This is according to research from E.ON, which also found 33 per cent of respondents who were informed about the money-saving potential of... More >

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Wall insulation workshops to come to Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire residents will soon be able to learn about thermal insulation and energy efficiency at a series of surgeries. Over the next few months, information sessions from Energy Saving Scotland will take place in the region. The county council noted these events will allow people to find out... More >

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MP tells constituents to use British Gas thermal insulation scheme

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has called on members of the public to help a relative or friend to receive free loft and wall insulation. He pointed out if they refer these individuals to British Gas, they will receive £50, while the beneficiary of the lagging will be given £50 when the... More >

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Thermal insulation 'important to consider in summer'

Thermal insulation could help people to stay cool in the summer, a curtain company has said. Budget Blinds recommends that people should consider heatproofing their home during the warmer months, as this can save them money throughout the year. It pointed out the "sweltering sun" can make... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



NIA: Combat fuel poverty with wall insulation

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has urged people to install thermal insulation to their homes, following a study that indicated up to 30 million people in Britain could be in fuel poverty by the end of the year. A report released by SwitchGasandElectric.com found that 37 per cent of Brits... More >

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Hampshire wall insulation scheme making 'massive savings'

The loft and wall insulation provided through Insulate Hampshire has saved residents a total of £93,630, the organisation claimed. Furthermore, the carbon footprint of East Hampshire has fallen by at least 370,000 kgs. Throughout the area, 609 households have had their thermal insulation... More >

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Wall insulation 'makes houses cooler in summer'

While thermal insulation can reduce people's need to use under floor heating and radiators in winter, a firm has pointed out it could also stop homeowners from having to switch on air conditioning units in the warmer months. USA Insulation said this "seems counter-intuitive, but it's... More >

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Warning issued of bogus thermal insulation callers in Somerset

A number of people are falsely claiming to be from the Warm Streets initiative and are fraudulently offering heating insulation to people, a local authority has warned. West Somerset Council has urged residents to ensure they check the identities of anyone who cold-calls at their house and offers... More >

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North-east has high take-up of thermal insulation.

Since 2008, nearly 200,000 homes in the north-east have improved their thermal insulation qualities, new data has revealed. Utilising figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Sunderland Echo reports that 89,406 houses have had cavity wall insulation installed, while 129,270... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Fuel taxes 'should be spent on wall insulation'

An organisation is arguing that the government ought to utilise the money it receives from the tax on fuel to improve the thermal insulation standards of the UK's houses. The Energy Bill Revolution intends for this cash to be focused on the people who are most affected by rising gas and... More >

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Dean and Basingstoke residents benefit from thermal insulation scheme

Insulate Hampshire has resulted in hundreds of residents of Deane and Basingstoke benefiting from improved thermal insulation. According to figures from the borough council, 612 households have been lagged, which is expected to have cut the region's carbon footprint by more than 380,000... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Landlords 'should apply for loft and wall insulation now'

People who rent houses out ought to take advantage of government thermal insulation schemes as soon as possible, the National Landlord Association (NLA) has recommended. The organisation pointed out that it will be illegal to let out real estate that does not receive an Energy Performance... More >

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DECC releases loft and wall insulation statistics

Statistics revealing the number of homes in Great Britain with thermal insulation measures installed have been released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The government body estimated that at the beginning of April 2012, 14.6 million houses in the country had at least 125mm of... More >

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Last call for Harrogate thermal insulation scheme

Harrogate Borough Council has urged its residents to apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation, as the Wrapping Up Yorkshire scheme is coming to an end. It is thought the thermal insulation measures have saved a collective total of around £14,295 on the gas and electricity bills of the... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Bradford residents urged to apply for thermal insulation

A new thermal insulation project has been promoted in Bradford. The local authority is inviting residents to apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation if their home currently has inadequate lagging through the Community Warmth scheme. Everyone within the Bradford region with suitable... More >

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Go Warm brings wall insulation to north-east

Go Warm will bring thermal insulation to thousands of homes in the north-east. It has begun assessing 30,000 households across the borough of Redcar and Cleveland to combat rising levels of fuel poverty. The scheme delivers loft and cavity wall insulation and many people can have these devices... More >

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Suffolk thermal insulation scheme outlined

Homeowners in Suffolk are being urged to think about the thermal insulation qualities of their accommodation. Houses ought to be properly lagged in preparation for next winter, the County Council claimed. It is offering all constituents free loft and cavity wall insulation through collaboration... More >

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Scarborough council offers free external wall insulation.

People who live in homes in Scarborough with poor thermal insulation standards may be able to benefit from a new grant unveiled by the local authority. ITV reports that the council is offering 100 per cent of the cost of external wall insulation. Recipients of the lagging must be off the mains gas... More >

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Wall insulation 'should be installed in summer'

Thermal insulation ought to be a "major thing" for homeowners to consider installing during the summer. This is according to National Home Improvement Council director Andrew Leech, who pointed out lagging is "one of the most economical solutions" to using less gas and... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Scotland reveals national wall insulation retrofit scheme

A massive retrofit programme in Scotland should see many houses in the country benefitting from loft and wall insulation and other energy efficiency devices. The Scottish government intends to collaborate with power suppliers for the scheme, which should help to lift households out of fuel... More >

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Stoke external wall insulation scheme revealed

Waterproof insulation is to be fitted to a number of residences in Stoke-on-Trent. A scheme involving Kier Stoke, EDF Energy and the city council will see 208 council houses and 55 privately-owned homes clad with external wall insulation. Money for the scheme will be paid for by EDF as part of the... More >

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Wall insulation scheme in Derbyshire promoted

The Warmstreets thermal insulation scheme has helped Derbyshire Dales District Council reduce the energy needs of 326 households. It is thought people in the constituency have saved more than £43,000 in gas and electricity bills, while reducing the carbon footprint of the area by... More >

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