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Major insulation and waterproofing work to accompany Thames tunnel project

There are already some tunnels under the River Thames, as motorists using the Blackwall Tunnel and pedestrians who have crossed through the Greenwich Foot Tunnel will know, but the biggest river crossing of all is now due to be built. Unlike the other road, Tube, train and pedestrian crossings... More >

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​TfL ​plans refurbishment of Tube station

A major refurbishment of a London underground station - which may include substantial work to fit new insulation and waterproofing - is being planned by Transport for London (TfL). The project will see a major revamp of South Kensington Station, which is served by the Circle, District and... More >

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London set for more tunnels as Bakerloo line extension plans revealed

The London Underground is the oldest system of its kind in the world, and it has been extended many times. The network began with shallow tunnels created by the cut-and-cover method, but as it has grown, deep tunnelling has enabled many more lines to be created, with one tunnel often overlying... More >

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What is thermal bridging?

If you are interested in making your property more energy efficient, you might have heard of the term 'thermal bridging'. But what does it mean and how can you work towards addressing the issues around it? Firstly, thermal bridging is generally a bad thing, which occurs when there is a gap... More >

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New green building wins award before even opening

A new facility in Northern Ireland that will be dedicated towards researching green technology has already proven its credentials without even opening its doors. The CREST (the Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies) centre in Enniskillen has been recognised with the Sustainable... More >

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Goole homes could receive free insulation

Hundreds of homes in Goole, East Yorkshire could receive free or heavily discounted cavity wall and loft insulation thanks to a new scheme produced to make the region greener. Known as Poet's Corner, the £1 million project is being operated by Solatec and has already insulated 20 houses... More >

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SSE energy price rise causes NIA to recommend thermal insulation

Improving the thermal insulation qualities of a house can reduce a home's carbon footprint and help homeowners save money. This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA), which recommended that homeowners take advantage of grants and subsidies in order to help them pay for the... 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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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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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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'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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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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Wall insulation scheme takes place in Milton Keynes

Thermal insulation improvements have been performed to a number of houses in the Lakes Estate. The Milton Keynes Citizen reported that the £7.7 million energy efficiency scheme involves installing warm flat roofs, filling external wall insulation, adding double glazing and fitting new boilers... More >

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Reading Council 'should ramp up wall insulation investment'

Reading Borough Council ought to ramp up its investments in loft and wall insulation, a member of the local authority has said. Green Party councillor Jamie Whitham said this could help the region to minimise greenhouse gas emissions and meet its obligations under its Climate Change Strategy. He... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can result in significant savings'

Houses with poor thermal insulation qualities can waste as much as 40 per cent of their central heating, This Is Total Essex has noted. The publication highlighted a number of methods in which people can reduce their domestic energy bills and curtail the amount of time they need to have under floor... More >

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Warrington Borough Council warns free wall insulation schemes nearing end

Free thermal insulation for homeowners and private tenants could soon be a thing of the past, Warrington Borough Council has warned. It is offering its constituents advice and assistance on lagging, with people concerned about fitting dry lining insulation or other efficiency measures invited to... More >

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West Somerset residents offered wall insulation assistance

Residents of West Somerset are being urged to take advantage of a new scheme that should help them to improve the thermal insulation qualities of their house. A new offer from the Centre for Sustainable Energy's Home Energy scheme has been revealed that is aiming to help residents reduce their... More >

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Edinburgh Council warns against doorstep callers offering wall insulation

City of Edinburgh Council has issued a warning to householders about doorstep callers offering to provide thermal insulation services and claiming to be part of the local authority's scheme. It pointed out the offer is only being undertaken by Carillion Energy Services through a partnership... More >

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Camden Council pledges 100% uptake of cavity wall insulation by 2013

Camden Council has pledged to install thermal insulation in all the wall spaces in the region by 2013. Greenbuild News reports the local authority has already fitted cavity wall insulation in 13,659 houses and has 5,606 eligible properties remaining. The council has previously pursued innovative... More >

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Landlords 'can benefit' by adding wall insulation

Landlords may wish to invest in upgrades to their properties that improve their thermal insulation levels. According to representative of the National Landlords Association Carolyn Uphill, this can provide a number of benefits to these individuals. The "most cost-effective and inexpensive... More >

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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 >

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Many Brits fit heating insulation 'for green reasons'

Many Brits could be fitting their home with loft and wall insulation or other energy efficiency tools due to climate concerns. This is according to research from thinkinsulaiton.com, which found that the money-saving potential of thermal insulation is still the main motivation for the majority of... More >

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NIA: Wall insulation should be installed now

Homeowners should fit loft and wall insulation to their households now, rather than wait for the cold weather. This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA), which pointed out the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target finishes in December 2012. Members of the public ought to take... More >

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