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Carillion to provide thermal insulation in Birmingham

Carillion Energy Services has signed a deal that will see it provide energy-efficient measures like thermal insulation to 60,000 Birmingham households. As part of the city council's £600 million Birmingham Energy Savers (BES) project, Carillion is planning to install power-saving fixtures... More >

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Angus MP promotes Home Heat Helpline

An MP in the council area of Angus is encouraging local homeowners to apply for help with energy-efficient measures such as thermal insulation. Mike Weir has called for households to ring up the Home Heat Helpline, which offers free and confidential advice to vulnerable consumers and those in... More >

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Moray homeowners 'must register for thermal insulation'

Residents in the Scottish district of Moray are failing to apply for loft and wall insulation through the government's Home Energy Hotline scheme. According to Gary Coull of Moray Council, 80 per cent of people across the country are concerned about gas and electricity costs this year and... More >

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Southampton residents warned about bogus loft insulation surveyors

Southampton police are calling for local homeowners to bring forward any information they may have on three rogue loft insulation surveyors. This comes after the men tricked an elderly lady of 88-years-old into letting them into her home so one could inspect her property, while the other two stayed... More >

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Sunderland's vulnerable residents to receive thermal insulation

Vulnerable homeowners in Sunderland are due to receive energy efficiency upgrades such as thermal insulation. Following a £77,303 cash injection from the government, consumers across the city will be able to keep warm this winter through the Warm Homes, Healthy People scheme. The initiative... More >

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York's older residents to receive energy efficiency aid

City of York Council has been awarded a £17,977 grant to keep older consumers in the city warm this winter. In a collaboration with Age UK York and Yorkshire Energy Partnership, the local authority successfully won a bid for the funding, which will be used to offer energy-efficient measures... More >

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MP promotes government thermal insulation initiatives

A Liberal Democrat MP has released an email to local constituents reminding them of the government's schemes offering thermal insulation. Lynne Featherstone of Hornsey and Wood Green spoke of the problems that are arising as the weather gets colder and stated at this time of the year, it is... More >

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Elderly consumers 'must receive thermal insulation'

The installation of energy-efficient measures such as thermal insulation could save the lives of older consumers and money for the government. According to a new report from Age UK, poorly-insulated properties are setting the NHS in England back by around £1.3 billion every year. In its The... More >

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Green Deal 'a shambles' after no households sign up

Not a single household has applied for thermal insulation through the government's flagship Green Deal initiative. The scheme - which was launched at the beginning of October - is offering financial assistance to families who lack energy-efficient measures in their properties and goes live in... More >

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Loft and wall insulation 'will lower energy bills'

Thinkinsulation.com has urged homeowners to fit their properties with energy-efficiency measures such as loft insulation following increases in gas and electricity prices. With most of the Big Six power suppliers rolling out harsher rates ahead of the winter, the advice portal has recommended that... More >

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Fiona Phillips backs thermal insulation campaign

TV presenter Fiona Phillips is urging homeowners to find out if they are eligible for thermal insulation on behalf of a Home Heat Helpline campaign. According to new figures from the cause, more than one in ten households in the UK - 3.4 million families - are able to receive help lowering their... More >

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Dorset residents 'must ignore rogue traders in thermal insulation'

Householders in Dorset are being warned about cold-callers offering services such as thermal insulation. Since April this year, officer's from Dorset County Council's Trading Standards team have been involved in 13 cases where door-to-door sales people have ripped off residents through the... More >

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Nottingham campaign offers grants for wall insulation

A Nottingham scheme is looking to save households in The Meadows hundreds of pounds through energy-efficient upgrades such as thermal insulation. The campaign - launched by not-for-profit organisation Nottingham Energy Partnership (NEP) - is calling for six volunteers to champion its goals by... More >

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Scottish homeowners 'must apply for loft and cavity wall insulation'

The Scottish government is urging homeowners to apply for thermal insulation in order to cut their heating bills ahead of the colder months. According to a recent survey, nearly 80 per cent of householders across the nation are concerned about how much they will need to pay for energy this... More >

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Stroud District Council strategy to offer thermal insulation

Stroud District Council (SDC) is launching a new scheme to combat climate change and fuel poverty with upgrades such as thermal insulation. The strategy is planning to invest more than £5 million in supplying heating systems and energy-efficient measures to the 5,200 homes owned by the local... More >

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Nottinghamshire residents 'must ignore' rogue thermal insulation traders

Residents in Nottinghamshire have been warned by the local council about rogue door-to-door salespeople offering thermal insulation. The authority's Trading Standards division has received 159 complaints of cold-callers in the past year and as a result, the body is teaming up with the Office of... More >

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Moston Hill residents to receive loft insulation

Residents living on the Moston Hill estate in north Manchester are due to receive thermal insulation as part of a £2 million energy efficiency investment. Around 160 homes are expected to benefit from the upgrades, following the news that Manchester City Council and ALMO Northwards Housing... More >

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Hole in the Roof launched to promote thermal insulation

A new campaign raising awareness about thermal insulation has been rolled out nationwide. Hole in the Roof - launched yesterday (November 12th) by the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council - is looking to introduce homeowners to energy-efficient measures that can lower their fuel bills. The scheme... More >

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Homeowners 'should install' loft or wall insulation

Householders can become more energy-efficient by fitting their properties with measures such as loft or wall insulation, according to one expert. Issi Lammas from GreenChoices.org and sust-it.net said upgrades such as these can lower fuel bills, while they will also help consumers to lead a greener... More >

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Thermal insulation included in Scottish govt building upgrades

Holyrood executives are investing around £1 million every year in upgrades to the Scottish Parliament building. The establishment - which was constructed eight years ago - has received more than £6 million towards improvements since 2006, which include energy-efficient measures such as... More >

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Kier Services to offer wall insulation under Green Deal

Thermal insulation provider Kier Services has received Green Deal authorisation from the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting. The construction firm - which offers services like strategic asset management and energy solutions to consumers in both the public and... More >

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Govt 'should use carbon tax revenues to fund thermal insulation'

Using carbon tax revenues to pay for energy-efficient measures such as thermal insulation could boost the British economy. This is according to new research from Consumer Focus that found large-scale distribution of these fixtures will not only reduce utility costs, it should increase the UK's... More >

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Grimsby residents warned against bogus thermal insulation grants

Homeowners in Grimsby have been warned about rogue salespeople who are claiming to offer government grants for thermal insulation and energy-efficient property upgrades. According to Trading Standards officers, the body has received complaints that companies have knocked on doors posing as... More >

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Thermal insulation 'drives decline in NI fuel poverty'

Northern Ireland's social development minister Nelson McCausland has welcomed the reduction in fuel poverty reported across the country. He noted that this is down to the work carried out in the past 12 months, which saw more than £37 million invested in insulation, double-glazing and... More >

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Vulnerable households 'must seek' thermal insulation

Homeowners on lower incomes must take more notice of government schemes offering thermal insulation. This is according to expert Sarah Wright from National Energy Action, who has highlighted the importance of making properties as energy-efficient as possible. Ms Wright, senior campaigns and... More >

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Thermal insulation demand 'could generate growth' in the Marches

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the Marches could create thousands of jobs installing thermal insulation under the Green Deal. Work for the government scheme - which was launched in October - is due to get underway in January and is seeking to supply UK homeowners and businesses... More >

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NAPIT welcomes Green Deal Cashback scheme

The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (NAPIT) has praised the government's Green Deal Cashback scheme. Due to be rolled out on January 28th - when the Green Deal work will begin - the Cashback programme is going to provide homeowners with funding packages worth up to... More >

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Aberdeenshire residents to receive free energy upgrades

Hundreds of Aberdeenshire residents are to be offered free thermal insulation following the extension of an energy efficiency initiative. Deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the allocation of an additional £190,000 for the Universal Home Insulation Scheme, the Ellon Times... More >

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Free thermal insulation scheme extended

A Scottish thermal insulation scheme is to be extended until December, with local residents urged to take advantage of the free initiative. The Carbon Emissions Reduction Target funding for loft and cavity wall insulation was initially due to finish at the end of September, but this has been... More >

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Eco houses with thermal insulation opened in Bicester

A £3.3 million housing project using thermal insulation to reduce fuel poverty has been opened in Bicester by a local MP. Sir Tony Baldry unveiled the 23 new eco homes, which were constructed following funding from the Cherwell District Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, the Green... More >

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