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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 >

Categories: Dry-lining - Thermal Insulation



'Basic' renovations could improve domestic thermal insulation

'Basic' renovations could improve domestic thermal insulation Extract: People could save money with basic energy efficiency, it has been said. A number of "basic" renovations could support Brits in improving the thermal insulation qualities of their houses. This is according to... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Many Brits 'taking advantage of thermal insulation'

New research has shown many Brits have installed thermal insulation measures in their home. The study, which was conducted by Age UK Enterprise, found 60 per cent of British people have fitted roof insulation to their house. A further 38 per cent have upgraded or replaced old appliances to more... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



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 >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Wall insulation 'a good efficiency measure'

Thermal insulation devices can help members of the public reduce their gas and electricity bills. Director of consumer policy for uSwitch.com Ann Robinson pointed out energy prices are rising rapidly. In 2004, the average household spent £522 every year on power, but this has risen by 140 per... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Marmox selected as Distributor for State-of-the-art Shower Drain Covers

Marmox UK has been appointed as a distributor of Aqua-innovations Ltd’s Aquaduct range of ingenious shower drain covers.  The addition of standard and bespoke drain covers complements Marmox’s range of wetroom shower trays. The British made Aquaduct drain covers combine art and... 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 >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Green Deal 'could cause collapse of thermal insulation sector'

Which? has teamed up with a number of industry bodies, the National Pensioners Convention, Greenpeace and the World Wildlife Fund to warn the government the Green Deal could fail if it is not reformed. BusinessGreen reports that the organisations have written a letter to energy and climate change... 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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Cornish residents urged to take advantage of thermal insulation scheme

Cornish private tenants and homeowners are being urged to improve the thermal insulation qualities of their house. Funding for a council-backed programme that provides free loft and cavity wall insulation is forecast to run out before the end of the year. Community Energy Plus is running the scheme... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Greg Barker 'got loft insulation data wrong'

The Association for the Conservation of Energy (Ace) has expressed scepticism regarding the success the government claims to have had in fitting thermal insulation in the nation's attics. Discussing the Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme on July 2nd, minister of state for energy and climate... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Camborne external wall insulation project to commence

The thermal insulation qualities of 500 social houses in Camborne are set to be improved as a result of an innovative £4 million lagging scheme. West Briton reports that this project should lift hundreds of tenants out of fuel poverty, with annual gas and electricity bills being cut by an... More >

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Bromsgrove wall insulation scheme expanded

All residents in the district of Bromsgrove can receive free loft and wall insulation, the local authority has revealed. As well as improving the thermal insulation qualities of their house, the initiative will provide a number of other efficiency devices to members of the public, including... More >

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Midlothian wall insulation scheme promoted

Residents of the Midlothian region have been reminded to take advantage of schemes that enable them to improve the thermal insulation qualities of their home at no cost. The Free Insulation Offer, which is part of the Scottish government's Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS), is providing... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Survey to assess link between insulation and health

A new study has been announced that aims to monitor how home improvements such as heating insulation affect a person's health. The research will see the wellbeing of council and housing association tenants in Carmarthenshire compared before and after their homes are upgraded, the BBC... More >

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External wall insulation 'results in large savings'

Installing external wall insulation could save homeowners a "wad of cash". In a blog on Joe.ie, power company Electric Ireland pointed out loft and cavity wall insulation have a number of benefits, but many buildings cannot accommodate these features. Lagging the outside of a house is a... 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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Alford households can receive free wall insulation

A new scheme is providing free insulation for people in the Alford area. Funding is secured through Scottish Hydro as part of the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target and the project is arranged through collaboration between the Marr Area Partnership, Donside Community Council and Alford Community... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



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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Wall insulation offer for Croydon residents

Residents of Croydon can benefit from a new thermal insulation scheme offered by Climate Energy and the local authority. All homeowners and private renters can apply to have loft and cavity wall insulation fitted in their home, regardless of their income, benefit eligibility or savings. On average,... 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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Slough wall insulation scheme revealed

A new initiative is providing loft and cavity wall insulation to residents of Slough. The scheme is open to every household in the region that is deemed to be suitable for the thermal insulation upgrades after an assessment. Insulate Slough is predicted to save homeowners as much as £310... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



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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Wet room insulation 'could be needed in trendy bathrooms'

Wet room insulation could still be an essential part of a trendy bathroom design, statements from an expert have indicated. Quirke McNamara Consultancy managing director Susan Quirke claimed: "Wet rooms are still very much in fashion." Nowadays, many of these spaces have a bathing area... 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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Which? highlights free thermal insulation schemes

Which? has approved of efforts by energy group E.ON to try to increase the number of people with thermal insulation in their loft space. However, the consumer advocacy group pointed out the energy giant is charging £349 for its hassle-free service, despite the fact that people can already lag... More >

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Many Brits 'think fitting loft insulation is too difficult'

Thermal insulation in the loft space has been ruled out by a quarter of Brits, who believe they have too much clutter or the work is too messy and difficult. This is according to research from E.ON, which also found 33 per cent of respondents who were informed about the money-saving potential of... More >

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Wall insulation workshops to come to Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire residents will soon be able to learn about thermal insulation and energy efficiency at a series of surgeries. Over the next few months, information sessions from Energy Saving Scotland will take place in the region. The county council noted these events will allow people to find out... More >

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MP tells constituents to use British Gas thermal insulation scheme

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has called on members of the public to help a relative or friend to receive free loft and wall insulation. He pointed out if they refer these individuals to British Gas, they will receive £50, while the beneficiary of the lagging will be given £50 when the... More >

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