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Gloucestershire homeowners urged to apply for thermal insulation

Time is running out for homeowners in Gloucestershire who wish to take advantage of a free thermal insulation scheme. The Warm and Well initiative offers grants towards the installation of loft and cavity insulation, but the current round of funding will come to an end on October 5th, the... More >

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Harrogate MP pushes homeowners to apply for thermal insulation

A Harrogate MP has supported a government scheme providing thermal insulation for lower income households. Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, has urged homeowners in the region to find out if they qualify for the Warm Front scheme, following an awareness campaign from Consumer Focus,... More >

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Sheffield to receive heating insulation under Green Deal

Sheffield Council has received government funding to make the city greener through the installation of thermal insulation. The city was awarded £570,000 as part of the Green Deal scheme, designed to lower carbon emissions from properties and making homes and businesses warmer. Councillor Jack... More >

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Norfolk's county hall receives £14m towards first repairs

Norfolk County Council will spend £14 million on the first lot of repairs for its county hall, with wall insulation to be included in the improvements. Local building firm RG Carter will plan the renovations alongside the council throughout the rest of the year, looking to start work in... More >

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Cornish homeowners to receive free insulation

Residents in the Cornish areas of Polperro and Lansallos have been reminded to apply for free cavity and wall insulation before the end of September. Local group Polperro United Renewable Energy (PURE) has been running workshops since the beginning of the year to educate locals on the importance of... More >

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Bristol homes to receive thermal insulation under Green Deal

Hundreds of households in Bristol will receive thermal insulation after receiving a £2 million government cash injection. Under the Green Deal, announced by energy secretary Ed Davey last week, around 600 Bristol homes will be provided with energy-efficient measures such as loft and cavity... More >

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Skelmersdale residents to receive wall insulation

Councillors in Skelmersdale have approved thermal insulation plans as part of a £5.5 million Revival scheme to provide residents with better living conditions. Blueprints outlining the changes to be made in the Findon and Firbeck estates have been approved by the West Lancashire Borough... More >

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Cheshire residents reminded to apply for thermal insulation scheme

Residents in Ellesmere Port have been urged to accept free thermal insulation as part of a government scheme ending at the end of next month. With the help of funding from Scottish Power, The Cheshire West Warm Zone (CWWZ) has offered house-holders in the region measures such as cavity wall and... More >

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NIA meetings to discuss solid wall insulation

The National Insulation Association (NIA) will be providing information on solid wall insulation at its two briefing events on the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO). The meetings intend to address the opportunities offered by the both the Green Deal and the ECO, providing attendees... More >

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Brits 'should save more energy through thermal insulation'

British homeowners must give more thought to thermal insulation as a way of saving energy, according to new statistics released from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). It found that 73 per cent of participants claimed to give a "fair amount" of attention to saving energy... More >

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Nottingham homes receive thermal insulation

Homes in Nottingham have benefited from recent installations of wall insulation systems as part of the Decent Homes scheme. After a final government cash injection of £45 million was put into the programme, it has been able to update homes with 13,000 new heating systems and provide appliance... More >

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Homeowners 'must make use of government thermal insulation schemes'

House-holders must act now and install thermal insulation before the winter, according to the National Insulation Association (NIA). It has advised that homeowners take advantage of the thermal insulation schemes available, lessening the costs of insulation through grants and subsidies before the... More >

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Families 'must apply to Warm Front scheme'

Families must find out if they are eligible for the Warm Front thermal insulation scheme if they want to cut down their energy bills, experts from consumer groups have advised. The government scheme grants low-income households up to £6,000, offering poorly insulated properties or those... More >

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Eco specialist advises people to save money with thermal insulation

Improving the thermal insulation qualities of a house is a great way for homeowners to save money, a specialist has said. Nigelsecostore.com founder Nigel Berman argued that double-glazing is one of the most popular ways for people to reduce their energy needs. Furthermore, loft insulation is also... More >

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Waterproof insulation scheme benefits homeowners in Shelthorpe

Homeowners across Loughborough are feeling the benefits of loft and wall insulation, following a project from Charnwood Borough Council and energy giant E.ON. The scheme resulted in more than 150 council houses and private residences receiving free thermal insulation as part of an initiative called... More >

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Habberley Learning Campus 'will have excellent thermal insulation'

An academic centre in Worcestershire is set to meet high thermal insulation standards, as it is being built to meet Passivhaus requirements. The Habberley Learning Campus is to be developed by Speller Metcalfe, which will achieve Building Information Modelling Level Two to help it meet stringent... More >

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Power companies 'provide wall insulation recipients with cash'

Many energy suppliers will offer cash to members of the public if they incentivise someone to install thermal insulation. This is according to personal finance reporter Kara Gammell, who wrote in a Daily Telegraph article that E.ON is offering £100 to people who take up its lagging offer,... More >

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Heep wall insulation scheme coming to an end

Homeowners in Watford have been reminded that the deadline for the Herts Essex Energy Partnership (Heep) - which provides free thermal insulation to all residents - is fast approaching. It is open until December 2012 and can enable homeowners to receive loft and cavity wall insulation at no cost,... More >

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West Cheshire residents advised to apply for free thermal insulation

Residents of Cheshire have been urged to install loft and wall insulation for free, before state funding ends in October. All homeowners and tenants in the region can upgrade their house's energy efficiency, protect the environment and reduce their fuel bills through the Cheshire West Warm Zone... 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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Wall insulation 'is a vital part of carbon reduction'

Loft and wall insulation will have an important role to play if the UK is going to meet its carbon reduction targets. This is according to a spokeswoman for the Centre for Alternative Technology, who suggested that the country's built environment will have to change if the nation's power... More >

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Insulation tips issued to Hertfordshire residents

Hertfordshire residents have been told how adding insulation to their properties can enable them to make their home greener and reduce their energy bills as a result. A new guide has been published by Hertfordshire County Council that shows homeowners what they need to do to ensure their property... More >

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Loft insulation fitted at residential estate

Loft insulation is among the improvements to have been carried out at the Stanhope estate, which is a residential site for London overspill built in the 1960s. Chris Goddard, contracts manager at Denne, explained that alongside the creation of 442 new mixed tenure properties, 324 further units were... More >

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Free loft and wall insulation in Falkirk

Falkirk Council has warned members of the public that the deadline for their free thermal insulation offer is running out. Every suitable building without lagging can receive loft and cavity wall insulation, which can reduce heat loss by as much as 45 per cent. People who cannot clear their own... More >

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Telegraph outlines details of British Gas loft insulation scheme

Free thermal insulation from British Gas could reduce energy bills by hundreds of pounds, a publication has said. The Telegraph reports that people can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation through the supplier. It revealed people who apply for the lagging will first be contacted by the... More >

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Scottish government 'should invest in wall insulation'

The Scottish government ought to focus on improving levels of thermal insulation in the country, a specialist has said. Emeritus fellow at Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute Dr Brenda Boardman made the warning following the publication of a report that said the average Scottish... More >

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Council leader promotes Hampshire insulation scheme

People in Hampshire ought to apply for loft and cavity wall insulation as soon as possible, a leading local politician has said. In a letter to the Basingstoke Gazette, leader of Hampshire County Council councillor Ken Thornber wrote that while winter's chill "may still be a little way... More >

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UHIS offering wall insulation all over Glasgow

A scheme providing thermal insulation to homeowners in Glasgow has been extended to cover the entire city. The initiative, which provides households with both cavity wall and loft insulation, will specifically be targeted at people who live in areas of high deprivation, are in pre-1919 housing or... More >

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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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