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Ashfield District Council launches insulation scheme

A new thermal insulation project is to be launched by Ashfield District Council thanks to a funding boost. The Hucknall Dispatch reports how the local authority will work with selected contactors in order to bring loft and cavity wall insulation to homeowners and private renting tenants. Insulate... More >

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Reforms 'needed to ensure poorest homes are insulated'

More needs to be done to ensure homes with poor thermal insulation are properly lagged, according to one expert. Chief policy analyst at National Energy Action Ron Campbell told Energy Live News household bills are likely to rise by £200 a year following yesterday's (May 22nd) Energy Bill... More >

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Wall insulation 'gives people control over heating'

Thermal insulation could help members of the public control their expenditure on gas and electricity. This is according to uSwitch.com director of consumer policy Ann Robinson, who pointed out people on benefits or with low incomes might be able to receive free loft and wall insulation from their... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Thermal insulation scheme for Cornwall social housing tenants

A £4 million scheme could boost levels of thermal insulation in Cornwall's social residences, lifting many tenants out of fuel poverty. Coastline Housing will oversee improvements to 480 properties in the district as part of the government's Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP),... More >

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Rics: Tenants need more thermal insulation

Landlords ought to be provided with more incentives to clad their property portfolio with thermal insulation products. This is according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), which noted private tenants typically spend more on gas and electricity than homeowners. Every year,... More >

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



Waterproof insulation scheme for Ryedale residents

Solid wall insulation for homes in Ryedale can be funded through a new grant scheme that has been unveiled by Yorkshire Energy Partnership and the district council. All residents who are recipients of particular benefits and who live in buildings that are not connected to the mains gas supply and... More >

Categories: Dry-lining - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation - Wet Room Waterproofing



Stockton thermal insulation scheme expanded

A £6 million thermal insulation scheme in Stockton has been extended, saving homeowners in the town up to £750 every year. GoWarm Parkfield is provided under the Community Energy Savings Programme and is operated through a partnership between Stockton Borough Council and GoWarm, with... More >

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



Free thermal insulation for Surrey residents

Residents of Surrey can receive free thermal insulation upgrades through Action Surrey and its installation network. Previously, this offer had only been available for benefit recipients or people older than the age of 70. However, now all homeowners can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation... More >

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Wall insulation scheme hits 200 houses in Test Valley

The Insulate Hampshire scheme has provided thermal insulation devices to 200 households across Test Valley. It is thought that the area's carbon footprint has been cut by more than 127,000kgs due to this initiative, which has also reduced its expenditure on gas and electricity by around... More >

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E.ON makes price and thermal insulation pledge

E.ON has confirmed it will not increase residential energy prices throughout 2012, indicating that running under floor heating will not become more expensive in the immediate future for the power firm's customers. Chief executive of the energy supplier Dr Tony Cocker said the organisation will... More >

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Leeds residents warned of bogus wall insulation installers

Residents of Leeds have been warned about rogue traders claiming to be part of the local authority's thermal insulation project. Businesses are using the Wrap Up Leeds association with the council and branding for illegitimate purposes, the city council has noted. The scheme is offering free... More >

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Receive wall insulation grants 'to prepare for fuel price rise'

People should apply for the subsidised thermal insulation schemes available on the market to prepare for a potential gas and electricity price hike later this year. This is according to uSwitch.com energy expert Tom Lyon, who was commenting on news that British Gas has hinted it could increase its... More >

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



Wall insulation grants 'should be applied for now'

People who are considering buying loft and cavity wall insulation have been advised to make their purchase as soon as possible. Sylvia Baron, energy expert for consumer advocacy group Which?, pointed out the free lagging deals provided by leading power companies are likely to conclude at some point... More >

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Somerset residents offered free loft and wall insulation

The Warm Streets Scheme has come to Somerset, providing free thermal insulation across the region. Yeovil People reports the initiative's project manager Mike McClelland as saying fitting a property with loft and cavity wall insulation can cut outgoings on energy by "hundreds of... More >

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Newspaper secures free thermal insulation for Auchnagatt woman

A woman in the Aberdeenshire village of Auchnagatt is to have thermal insulation fitted in her loft space for free, following communication between the Ellon Times and power company SIG Energy. The publication reports that Sandra MacKintosh had been offered lagging under the Universal Home... More >

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Solid wall insulation scheme unveiled in Nuneaton

Homes throughout Nuneaton will be able to receive loft and wall insulation through a huge home improvement initiative. Private and council houses without cavity walls will be able to benefit from dry lining insulation and other external lagging devices. Furthermore, some individuals will receive a... More >

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Brits 'worried about storage' when fitting loft insulation

Brits ought to fit thermal insulation to their loft space to reduce their gas and electricity bills. This is according to thinkinsulation.com, which has revealed more than one third of homeowners in the UK are missing out on this opportunity to become more eco-friendly because they are concerned... More >

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Tenants failing to improve thermal insulation qualities

Occupants of rented accommodation in the UK are considerably less likely than those who own their house to make their home more efficient through thermal insulation renovations. This is according to research from E.ON, which revealed only around 20 per cent of renters have tried to improve the... More >

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Borders residents reminded of wall insulation grants

People who live in the Borders have been reminded they might soon be unable to apply for thermal insulation grants funded through the Scottish government. The Southern Reporter reports that the scheme, which is delivered through the Home Energy Scotland hotline, will now be providing loft and... More >

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



Welsh housing estate to undergo insulation overhaul

A housing estate in Llysfaen is set to undergo a multi-million pound refurbishment, which will see new boiler systems, heating insulation and draft proofing installed in homes. The North Wales Weekly News reports how around 265 properties on the Peulwys estate will be overhauled in a bid to help... More >

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Heating insulation overlooked by 2.4 million renters

A lack of basic energy saving measures such as heating insulation means 2.4 million UK renters are missing out on savings of more than £990 million. This is according to a report by Female First, which revealed new research from E.ON shows only two in ten tenants have made an attempt to make... More >

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NIA: SPG houses should apply for wall insulation grants

Members of the public on a low income have been urged to apply for thermal insulation upgrades as soon as possible. The National Insulation Association (NIA) has said any households that could be part of the Super Priority Group (SPG) ought to act now and receive free lagging. Energy suppliers... More >

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



EDF Energy makes thermal insulation cash offer

Energy giant EDF is offering certain people in eligible properties free loft and cavity wall insulation, as well as up to £200 in cash. The money is aimed towards members of the public that require additional support and is open to everyone receiving pension credit, as well as child tax... More >

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Daily Mirror and British Gas providing free thermal insulation

British Gas and the Daily Mirror are offering free loft and cavity wall insulation to all readers of the publication. A qualified engineer from the power firm will install the lagging to all readers until November 30th, 2012. The thermal insulation must have been fitted by December 31st of this... More >

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Wall insulation 'essential part' of energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is "all about" thermal insulation, it has been said. Anna-Marie DeSouza, Build It + Home Improvement magazine editor, said lagging is "the thing I would [always] recommend". She suggested that homeowners pack as much thermal insulation into their roof as they... More >

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Wall insulation scheme reaches Frome

The Warm Streets initiative has reached the town of Frome in Somerset and should improve the thermal insulation qualities of residents' houses. Lagging can cut fuel bills by as much as £30 every month and householders in the region will soon be able to benefit from this, the Somerset... More >

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Expert recommends thermal insulation to cope with energy bills

Thermal insulation is a good way to counteract rising energy bills, it has been said. Ron Fox, owner of Staffordshire-based firm Noreus, suggested homeowners install lagging in their lofts, which can result in long-term reductions to a household's power consumption, the Tamworth Herald... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Tewkesbury residents told of wall insulation grants

Members of the public in Tewkesbury could reduce their gas and electricity bills by thousands of pounds over a few years by applying for free loft and wall insulation. Grants are available at present but this will not be the case in the near future, Severn Wye Energy Agency assistant chief... More >

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



Nottinghamshire County Council issues wall insulation reminder

Nottinghamshire County Council has reminded residents they can receive free thermal insulation upgrades to their houses until the end of 2012. This is due to the Wamstreets initiative, which is endorsed by the Local Authorities Energy Partnership. It provides loft and cavity wall insulation to... More >

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People 'should fit wall insulation' to become green

Members of the public can reduce their impact on the environment by investing in thermal insulation devices. This is according to thinkinsulation.com, which marked the recent Earth Day on April 22nd by highlighting some of the best ways to cut carbon footprints and energy bills. Upgrading a boiler... More >

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




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