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British Gas promotes free thermal insulation for all Brits

Every home in Britain can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation from British Gas. This is open to every member of the public, regardless of whether or not British Gas is their energy supplier, although recipients must have a loft with limited or no thermal insulation and wall spaces that... More >

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Bogus loft insulation callers striking in south Gloucestershire

Bogus callers are trying to gain access to people's homes by offering to check thermal insulation in attics, officers from South Gloucestershire Council's Trading Standards have warned. In August, at least three people have contacted the local authority reporting that this incident has... More >

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Wall insulation 'protects people from energy price rises'

Wall insulation could be a good way for customers to protect themselves from rises in the price of gas and electricity. Energy supplier SSE has revealed it will increase the average bill for its domestic customers by nine per cent from October 15th, although the firm said it plans to cap tariffs... More >

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Kingston Council unveils thermal insulation scheme

People living in Kingston could reduce their energy bills, thanks to a council-led thermal insulation scheme. The local authority is offering residents free loft and cavity wall insulation as part of a partnership with Climate Energy. Lagging is available to everyone in the region - regardless of... More >

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Insulate Hampshire providing thermal insulation in Andover

Insulate Hampshire is offering free thermal insulation throughout Andover. Residents can receive loft insulation on September 8th, although they must first register their interest in the lagging. This initiative is part of collaboration with Transition Town Andover, which Insulate Hampshire... More >

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Woodwool Panels in McDonalds

McDonald’s have recently specified wood-wool ceiling panels as part of a new modern and stylish design concept for its restaurants, created by leading French architect, Philippe Avanzi. McDonald’s has modernized its restaurant interiors step by step across Europe, using a choice of... More >

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Grant funds wall insulation for Bury St Edmunds community centre

A community facility in Bury St Edmunds has installed cavity wall insulation after receiving cash from an eco-friendly funding scheme. The New Bury Community Centre installed the thermal insulation measure thanks to the support of the Greener Business Grant, the Bury Free Press reports. This... More >

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Cavity wall insulation results in 'significant' savings

Cavity wall insulation can result in "significant savings", a renovation specialist has said. National Home Improvement Council director Andrew Leech claimed energy bills can be substantially reduced through lagging in the wall space. He also highlighted the importance of loft insulation... More >

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New CPD for Architects

  We have now had our second CPD approved by RIBA. In addition to our CPD about Thermal Bridging, featuring our Thermoblock we now have a presentation called ‘OVERCOMING PROBLEMS ASSOCATED WITH TILING BATHROOMS.’ This hour-long interactive presentation looks at which substrates... More >

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Homeowners 'can save money' with thermal insulation considerations

There are many methods by which people can improve the thermal insulation qualities of their home. Nigel Berman, nigelecostore.com founder, suggested that people consider draught-proofing their residence. While most people will not be thinking of this issue as it is summer, he pointed out that it... More >

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Is wet room insulation increasingly in demand?

Wet room insulation could be an increasingly commonplace purchase in the future, statements from an expert have indicated. Julie Kent, spokeswoman for Julie Kent Interiors, pointed out that 99 per cent of people with big bathrooms wish to have a wet room incorporated into this space. While some... More >

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Malmesbury residents offered thermal insulation

Malmesbury residents have been urged to apply for thermal insulation through the Wiltshire Warm and Well initiative. Management for this scheme is provided by the Severn Wye Energy Agency, while funding is sourced through Wiltshire Council. All homeowners and private tenants can benefit from the... More >

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NIA urges people without wall insulation to apply through Cert

A scheme offering free loft and wall insulation is set to come to an end within five months. Therefore, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has urged householders to take advantage of the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (Cert) initiative and apply for grants and subsidies for thermal... More >

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Wall insulation provider hosts hamper giveaway

A thermal insulation scheme has marked its first anniversary with a giveaway. Insulate Hampshire went to the New Forest and Hampshire County Show, where it was launched in July 2011. As part of a celebration, the scheme offered members of the public the opportunity to win a hamper when they put... More >

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NIA echoes NLA's wall insulation advice to landlords

Landlords ought to fit loft and wall insulation to their accommodation, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has remarked. It gave its support to recent statements by the National Landlords Association (NLA), which called on both owners and occupants of private rented housing to take advantage... More >

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Thermal insulation 'vital part of efficiency'

Thermal insulation upgrades are an essential part of improving the energy efficiency of a home. This is according to energy and environment consultant at ecoactiontrumps.co.uk Paula Owen, who suggested that people "insulate, A-rate, regulate and generate". Under floor heating insulation... More >

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Plymouth promotes wall insulation offer

Plymouth City Council is encouraging constituents to apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation before the relevant schemes conclude this autumn. The local authority is teaming up with local thermal insulation installation firm J&J Crump and energy supplier E.ON for the project, which is... More >

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NLA urges landlords to buy wall insulation

Landlords are being proactive in improving the thermal insulation qualities of their real estate holdings. Data from the National Landlords Association's (NLA) most recent Landlords Panel found 51 per cent of respondents have improved the energy efficiency of two of their assets, while a... More >

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Wall insulation 'makes homes comfortable, greener and cheaper to run'

Improving the thermal insulation qualities of a home and enhancing its energy efficiency makes the building more comfortable to live in, while protecting the environment and cutting gas and electricity bills. This is according to Ecology Building Society communications and research manager Anna... More >

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Leicester loft insulation scheme coming to an end

Residents in Leicester are being urged to apply for free thermal insulation in their loft space through the city council's Hot Lofts scheme. The Leicester Mercury quotes deputy city major Rory Palmer as saying: "I would urge anyone who would benefit from improved insulation to get in touch... More >

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Wall insulation reduces running costs for Agnew Family Centre

A sheltered housing complex on Gosport's Mills Lane has been transformed into temporary accommodation for vulnerable families, following a £1.2 million renovation by Kier. The Agnew Family Centre features a number of sustainable features, including cavity wall insulation and substantial... More >

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DECC responds to OFT's home insulation report

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has welcomed the Office of Fair Trading's (OFT) report into the domestic thermal insulation market. It claimed the flagship Green Deal policy will have a number of consumer protections embedded in it, which should help to resolve some of the... More >

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Guinness South improves thermal insulation qualities of 700 homes

Thermal insulation upgrades have been provided to hundreds of houses in London and the south-east. The work was completed through a partnership between Energy Care UK and Guinness South, as well as a team of specialist lagging installers. Operations occurred during the last 10 months, with loft and... More >

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'Use approved installers' when fitting wall insulation

People installing waterproof insulation in their residence might benefit from choosing approved installers. According to director of the National Home Improvement Council Andrew Leech, this can ensure a home is provided with the right thermal insulation devices, which will be fitted "up to a... More >

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OFT reveals results of thermal insulation market investigation

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has published a number of recommendations on the market for domestic thermal insulation measures in the UK, following a call for evidence it issued in April. It has made suggestions it claims could encourage competition and choice in the industry, while improving... More >

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Wet room insulation 'part of a luxury purchase'

Wet room insulation could be a luxury purchase for some people. According to Mira Showers marketing manager Roger Crabb, a wet room is "very aspirational". He pointed out some people will go on holiday and stay in a high-class hotel when they will use one of these rooms to wash themselves... More >

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Student housing 'often needs wall insulation'

Landlords and universities should install thermal insulation devices to the houses of students, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has said. It pointed out that loft and cavity wall insulation, as well as other sustainable devices, could be available for free under the Carbon Emissions... More >

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