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Rockwool promotes thermal insulation under the Green Deal

Rockwool has launched a video campaign encouraging homeowners in the UK to apply for thermal insulation under the Green Deal. The manufacturer's initiative - entitled Does It Burn? - is seeking to inform the British public of the benefits that come with the energy-saving measures offered by the... More >

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Edinburgh households to receive loft and cavity wall insulation

Edinburgh homeowners are to receive help with the installation of loft and cavity wall insulation following new funding from the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS). The Scottish capital has received a cash boost of £1 million from the initiative and according to councillor Cammy Day,... More >

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Surviving Winter provides the elderly with thermal insulation

Community groups in Yorkshire have been applying for thermal insulation through a cash injection of £75,000 provided by the Surviving Winter campaign. Project leaders in the region are bidding for a share of the funding from the Leeds Community Foundation to help vulnerable elderly residents... More >

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Arundel residents warned against rogue thermal insulation providers

Residents in the West Sussex town of Arundel have been warned about organisations that are offering bogus thermal insulation grants and low quality services. According to the Arun District Council, homeowners have reported instances where loft and cavity wall insulation deals have been accompanied... More >

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Coast and Country to provide thermal insulation

Coast and Country are making properties in Middlesbrough more energy-efficient following a £1.5 million grant from EDF Energy. As part of the Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP) - which provides householders on lower incomes in the UK with ways to reduce their fuel bills - the power... More >

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Cornwall MP pushes homeowners to apply for thermal insulation

A Cornish MP has urged residents of Newquay and St Austell to apply for an initiative offering free loft and cavity wall insulation. Stephen Gilbert is seeking to promote Cornwall Together, a bulk-buying energy scheme that could knock up to £430 off the average consumer's gas and... More >

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Homeowners in Northern Ireland 'could save millions' on energy bills

Homeowners could save millions collectively on their energy costs by installing energy-efficient measures such as thermal insulation. A study commissioned by the Energy Saving Trust found just 42 per cent of people would be willing to talk to family or friends if they were struggling to pay their... More >

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Driffield residents 'can apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation'

Residents in the East Yorkshire town of Driffield can apply to receive free loft and cavity wall insulation for a limited period. As the colder months approach, homeowners in the area are able to seek help through the government's Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) initiative, which... More >

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LSE report analyses impact of thermal insulation upon social conditions

The first stage of a study conducted by the London School of Economics (LSE) and sponsored by thermal insulation manufacturer Rockwool has been completed on an estate in West London. It is hoped that High Rise Hope: The Social Implications of Energy Efficiency Retrofit in Large Multi-storey Tower... More >

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Cashback offer revealed for Green Deal

Homeowners who are planning to install thermal insulation under the Green Deal will be able to claim thousands of pounds back from the government. This is according to energy secretary Ed Davey, who revealed that the Department of Energy and Climate Change is due to provide a £125 million... More >

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New Thicker, Stronger Thermal Bridging Block from Marmox

Marmox Thermoblock, the solution to thermal bridging at the wall/floor junction is now available in a 100mm thick version in Belgium and Holland. This version is also EVEN STRONGER than the standard version offering compressive strength of 10N/mm2. Standard Marmox Thermoblock has a strength of... More >

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Rochdale homeowners urged to register for thermal insulation

Residents in Rochdale have been reminded they can apply for loft and cavity wall insulation as part of the nationwide Get Toasty scheme. So far, the initiative has reported 17,000 successful installations across Greater Manchester, providing homeowners with numerous long-term benefits, Mancunian... More >

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Thermal insulation firm launches energy saving scheme with Grand Designs

A thermal insulation business in Leicester has joined forces with Grand Designs' Kevin McCloud to help homeowners lower their electricity bills. Mark Group of Beaumont Leys has launched Grand Designs Future Living - which offers changes to the comfort and aesthetics of a property, as well as... More >

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UK householders 'have increased their energy-efficiency'

Energy-conscious homeowners in the UK have made more of an effort to improve the thermal insulation of their homes. This is according to a new survey from Gocompare.com, which found that in the past five years 31 per cent of 2,000 British families have bought energy-efficient appliances and 61 per... More >

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Milton Keynes MPs push locals to apply for thermal insulation

Milton Keynes MPs have urged homeowners to apply to an energy-efficiency initiative offering free thermal insulation. After backing an awareness campaign from consumer groups including Citizens Advice, the National Children's Bureau and Age UK, Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart said residents... More >

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Calderdale residents to benefit from thermal insulation funding

Homeowners in Calderdale are due to receive help from a new pilot energy-saving scheme offering thermal insulation. A cash injection of more than £330,000 has been awarded to Calderdale Council from the Department of Energy and Climate Change to cut down on rising fuel bills by improving the... More >

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Highlands council warns locals of firms offering thermal insulation

Residents in areas of the Scottish Highlands have been advised by local trading standards officers to check the identification of companies offering free thermal insulation. Currently, the Scottish government is funding a scheme entitled Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UNIS) operated by Carillion... More >

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Highlands council warns locals of firms offering thermal insulation

Residents in areas of the Scottish Highlands have been advised by local trading standards officers to check the identification of companies offering free thermal insulation. Currently, the Scottish government is funding a scheme entitled Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UNIS) operated by Carillion... More >

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Forres homeowners 'must check identification of thermal insulation companies'

Residents in the Scottish town of Forres are being urged to read the small print of firms who are offering free thermal insulation to homes in the area, as not all are contracted by local authorities. Moray Council has recruited SIG Energy Management - workers of which will carry proper credentials... More >

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South Tyneside residents 'can still receive thermal insulation'

South Tyneside Homes can continue making energy-saving improvements such as thermal insulation to council houses in the borough, thanks to renewed funding from the Homes and Communities Agency. The organisation - which is responsible for managing the council's housing stock - has been working... More >

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Leeds residents urged to apply for loft and wall insulation

Homeowners in West Yorkshire have just over two weeks left to apply for free thermal insulation from the Wrap Up Leeds scheme. Backed by the Leeds City Council, the initiative - which offers cavity wall and loft insulation - will come to an end on October 26th after providing around 8,000 homes... More >

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Carillion made Green Deal partner of Birmingham Energy Savers scheme

The Birmingham Energy Savers scheme has chosen Carillion Energy Services to install properties with measures such as thermal insulation as its partner in the Green Deal. By 2020, the contract between the two aims to fit up to 60,000 households with energy-efficient measures to provide families with... More >

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Cornish bulk-buying energy scheme offers free loft insulation

Time is running out for Cornish residents to sign up to a bulk-buying energy scheme that offers homeowners free loft and cavity wall insulation. Cornwall Together has announced that after October 28th people will be unable to go through the organisation to purchase electricity and gas supplies in... More >

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Spalding residents 'must apply for thermal insulation grants'

Homeowners in Spalding, Lincolnshire, could be missing out on opportunities to receive thermal insulation as part of a government scheme. Under the Warm Front initiative, poorer households in the area may be eligible for grants towards draft-proofing, insulation and updated heating systems,... More >

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Lottery grants provide local groups with thermal insulation

Local groups across Northern Ireland have installed thermal insulation after receiving lottery grants as part of the Big Lottery Fund's Energy Efficient Venues programme. One theatrical group in Dungannon plans to increase its energy efficiency through upgrades at its headquarters. Following a... More >

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Rutland residents to receive advice on cavity wall insulation

A new energy advice service in Rutland has been launched to help residents install thermal insulation. Homeowners in the area can now receive guidance from Energy Action for Rutland, an association formed by Change Agents UK, Age UK, Voluntary Action Rutland and the Rutland County Council, the... More >

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Older properties 'require professionals to install thermal insulation'

Owners of older properties should seek professional advice on thermal insulation, one expert has advised. Andrew Leech, director of the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC), said a number of difficulties can arise when heating decades-old homes, so specialists must be consulted. He stated:... More >

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Older homeowners 'must seek thermal insulation before winter'

Older people must ensure their homes are fitted with thermal insulation ahead of the winter months, according to National Energy Action (NEA). The charity has advised homeowners in their twilight years to take action now to make their properties as warm and comfortable as possible before the... More >

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Government offers wall insulation under the Green Deal

The government's Green Deal has been officially launched, offering thermal insulation to homes and businesses in the UK. Following its introduction on Monday (October 1st), consumers can now register to have their properties surveyed for potential energy-efficient measures covered by the... More >

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Homeowners 'should consider thermal insulation'

Draft-proofing and thermal insulation are key sustainable home improvements, according to one expert. Christian Engelke, technical director at heating systems company Viessmann, commented that one of the government's current concerns is that UK properties are the least energy-efficient in... More >

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