Skip to content

News

Tamworth thermal insulation scheme reaches over 2,000 houses

Over 2,000 homes in a Staffordshire Town have been given free loft and cavity wall insulation. The Tamworth Herald reports the council had made the thermal insulation upgrades available through the Home Energy Advice Tamworth (Heat) initiative. It is estimated that over 49,000 tonnes of carbon... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Bolsover residents reminded of wall insulation

Homeowners in Bolsover can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation over 2012. The local authority has teamed up with Warmstreets to provide the energy efficiency measures, the Mansfield Chad reports. All private households with less than 60 mm of lagging in the attic can have this topped up... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



NIA members receive discounted Green Deal training rates

Members of the National Insulation association (NIA) will now be able to receive discounted rates when engaging on Green Deal Assessor (GD) and Domestic Energy (DEA) training packages. These qualifications are expected to become vital when the Green Deal comes into effect. This policy was drafted... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Under floor heating could help chapel win Heat Pump Awards

A 19th-century chapel in Merthyr Tydfil featuring under floor heating is one of the finalists of the National Heat Pump Awards 2012. This ceremony celebrates the projects that have utilised renewable or low-carbon power during their development, or proven their dedication to efficiency and... More >

Categories: Under Floor Heating Insulation



NIA: Thermal insulation saves people money

Loft and cavity wall insulation could save homeowners £310 every year on their gas and electricity bills. This is according to chief executive of the National Insulation Association (NIA) Neil Marshall, who noted the payback period for this energy efficient upgrade can be "as little as... More >

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



NIA reveals date for annual thermal insulation conference

Organisations involved in the thermal insulation industry may wish to attend the National Insulation Association's (NIA) annual conference. This will occur at Birmingham's Hilton Metropole on December 4th 2012, the group revealed. A prestigious gala dinner and exhibition area will be... More >

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



East Ayrshire Council to receive wall insulation cash

East Ayrshire Council could receive as much as £295,000 to encourage the take-up of thermal insulation among its constituents, the Kilmarnock Standard reports. Households will be able to receive grants of subsidies to install loft and cavity wall insulation for free under the Scottish... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



NIA: Many thermal insulation products available

There is a wide range of thermal insulation products available, a leading organisation has noted. Neil Marshall, chief executive of the National Insulation Association (NIA), highlighted loft, roof and wall insulation as some of these devices. Lagging can also be installed in floors, while the... More >

Categories: Cellar Waterproofing - Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation - Wet Room Waterproofing



Amber Valley homeowners can receive free wall insulation

Amber Valley households can receive free loft and wall insulation during 2012, the local authority has remarked. All private homes - which can be owner-occupied or rented - can take advantage of the scheme, provided they are of a certain size and have less than 60mm of thermal insulation in the... More >

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



SFHA welcomes Scottish thermal insulation investment

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the continuation of a scheme to improve the thermal insulation qualities of the nation's residences. Commenting on the announcement of housing minister Keith Brown that the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS) will continue... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Suffolk green campaigner criticises wall insulation take-up

Not enough people in Suffolk have improved the thermal insulation qualities of their home, a green campaigner has said. The East Anglian Daily Times reported councillor Andrew Stringer, leader of the district's Green Party, said figures revealing the number of houses that were renovated with... More >

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



Nick Clegg promotes thermal insulation policies

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has revealed a new series of policies to encourage people to improve the thermal insulation qualities of their homes. He noted the state is working alongside Sutton Council and hardware store B&Q to develop a loft-clearing service. B&Q workers remove items... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Thermal insulation scheme for Rushcliffe homeowners promoted

Homeowners in Rushcliffe can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation throughout 2012. These renovations will be done through the Warmstreets initiative, which is endorsed by the borough's council and is available until the end of the year. After this time, the energy efficiency upgrade is... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



FMB: People should not be forced to install thermal insulation during extensions

Homeowners should not be forced to fit heating insulation, dry lining insulation or similar energy efficiency devices when they extend their property. This is according to the Federation of Master Builders, which warned government plans to make this necessary could be counterproductive, unpopular,... More >

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



Selby loft and wall insulation scheme launches

Residents of Selby can receive free loft and cavity wall insulation thanks to a new scheme from the district's council. The local authority is collaborating with the Yorkshire Energy Saving Partnership to improve the thermal insulation qualities of the region's housing stock and tackle... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Insulate Hampshire and community groups provide thermal insulation

Insulate Hampshire has been working alongside community groups to improve the thermal insulation qualities of domestic residences. The organisation teamed up with Energy Alton to fit loft insulation to 30 homes, while 59 householders were given 584 rolls of DIY lagging with assistance from Romsey... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



New advice line can provide heating insulation recommendations

A new advice line providing information on loft and cavity wall insulation, as well as other efficiency measures, has been launched. It will be run by Careline Services and the Energy Saving Trust (EST) and shall provide details to members of the public on government schemes such as Warm Front -... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Scotland investing £16m in thermal insulation

The Scottish government has revealed it will invest £16 million to improve the thermal insulation qualities of the nation's dwellings from April 2012 to March 2013. It will do this through the Universal Home Insulation Scheme, which is administered by local authorities. Loft and cavity... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



E.ON and Jewson promote thermal insulation DIY

E.ON and Jewson have joined forces to encourage homeowners to improve the thermal insulation of their domicile over the Easter period. Research by the organisations revealed 43 per cent of females believe they have better-than-average DIY skills. However, only 14 per cent of men would trust their... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Free thermal insulation for Staffordshire Moorlands residents

Households in Staffordshire Moorlands have been reminded they can apply for free loft and cavity wall insulation until the end of the year. The deal is open to all private domiciles - including rented homes - and disregards the income of applicants. Recipients can benefit from thermal insulation in... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



OFT to look into wall insulation firms

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is looking into the thermal insulation sector to ensure it is still providing good value for members of the public. It wishes to hear from consumer groups, trade organisations, manufacturers, distributors and other relevant individuals and associations so it can... More >

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



Long Itchington home fitted with wall insulation under Warm Front

The thermal insulation qualities of a house in Long Itchington have been enhanced, following the receipt of a government grant for loft and cavity wall insulation. A female tenant of Newman Residential Lettings contacted the organisation complaining her dwelling was not as warm as she would like,... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Council urges residents to take advantage of insulation

A council in the Midlands has told local people they should take advantage of a scheme that can help them to get insulation fitted in their properties. Tamworth Borough Council noted residents have until the end of June to sign up to the scheme, which has already saved people in the area as much as... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation



Darlington residents 'could receive free insulation'

Darlington households may be able to benefit from free thermal and cavity wall insulation under a plan being considered by the local council. As much as £5 million may be borrowed by Darlington Borough Council in order to fund a scheme that would see up to 1,500 homes in the town get the... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation



Grants available to help homes fit insulation

A new grant scheme in West Sussex could result in households in the region being able to benefit from the installation of cavity wall insulation. The West Suffolk Partnership (WSP), which was previously known as the West Suffolk Local Strategic Partnership, offers up to £1,000 to businesses... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Thousands of Lancashire homes given free insulation

Thousands of homes in east Lancashire have benefited from the installation of free cavity wall insulation, the release of new official figures has revealed. As part of the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target, energy companies are being ordered to help households up and down the country to get... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation



Eco Hub features state-of-the-art insulation

A newly-opened Eco Hub in East Anglia features state-of-the-art insulation among its main features, it has been revealed. The Gamlingay Eco Hub uses a wide range of renewable power sources in order to generate the necessary energy at the site, including solar, thermal, photovoltaic and heat pump... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Barker: Half of homes lack insulation

Climate change minister Greg Barker has stated there is a need for more homes in the UK to have insulation installed. Speaking at the Ecobuild conference that took place last week, the government representative stated the UK has some of the worst performing buildings in Europe in terms of energy... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation



NIA: Wall insulation could cut fuel poverty levels

Thermal insulation measures could cut the level of fuel poverty in the UK, the National Insulation Association (NIA) has remarked. The organisation therefore urged homeowners to install lagging in their houses to help prevent themselves from facing financial difficulties. Figures from the... More >

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



DIY guru recommends cavity wall insulation

Cavity wall insulation can reduce a house's energy bills and carbon footprint, DIY guru Julia Gray has said. She noted houses that were built after 1920 can generally have their cavities lagged. This upgrade should have already occurred in homes built less than a decade ago, although people who... More >

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




Top