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British Gas offers £50 for wall insulation referrals

People who refer vulnerable adults to British gas for free loft and cavity wall insulation will now receive a cash bonus. The utility company is to give members of the public £50 every time they refer a person on qualifying benefits to its free thermal insulation offer, while the recipient of... More >

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Thermal insulation 'at heart of government's strategy'

Thermal insulation and other energy saving measures have been put at the heart of the government's strategy, secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Davey has announced. In a meeting at The John Lewis Partnerships' Peter Jones store in London's Sloane Square with... More >

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South Tyneside Homes makes £1.8m thermal insulation investment

South Tyneside Homes has invested £1.8 million into improving the thermal insulation qualities of its housing. Loft insulation will be fitted to more than 500 roofs in the district, with dwellings at Horsley Hill, Hebburn, South Shields, Whitburn, Jarrow and Biddick Hall set to benefit,... More >

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Retail space conversions 'will involve numerous changes'

Converting retail space to residential properties can have financial benefits and breathe life back into the UK's high streets, but such properties are likely to require a raft of changes to make them habitable. This is according to the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA), which has... More >

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Welsh scheme bringing wall insulation to deprived areas

The Welsh government has spent over £60 million on fitting homes with loft and wall insulation and other energy efficiency measures through its Arbed scheme. Responding to questions from readers of the South Wales Evening Post, environment minister John Griffiths said phase one of Arbed has... More >

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Energy efficient homes 'popular with occupants'

Residents of homes fitted with energy efficiency measures such as loft and wall insulation are generally very satisfied with their property. The NHBC Foundation conducted research into attitudes towards energy efficient homes and found the lower energy bills and internal temperatures make occupants... More >

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Somerset initiative offers wall insulation

Homeowners in the south-west town of Frome are being encouraged to take advantage of a scheme that provides free loft and wall insulation to suitable properties. The Warm Streets initiative, run by the Centre for Sustainable Energy, is offering the efficiency measure to homes in the Mendip District... More >

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Loft and cavity wall insulation 'popular energy efficiency measures'

Loft and cavity wall insulation are the most popular energy efficiency measures used by households attempting to save energy. According to figures from uSwitch.com, 82 per cent of those who have made improvements to their homes have fitted insulation in the loft, while 49 per cent have added cavity... More >

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Heating insulation 'can help reduce business taxes'

Businesses have been advised that now is the time to look into thermal insulation, as energy prices are at an "all-time historical high". Director specialist at PaulaOwenConsulting.co.uk Dr Paula Owen explained that reducing fuel bills is set to be a key focus for firms and individuals in... More >

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E.ON extends free thermal insulation scheme

E.ON has launched a new initiative designed to encourage homeowners to invest in cavity wall insulation and standard loft lagging. Under the scheme, anyone in receipt of Child Tax Credit who has an annual household income of less than £16,190 or who is claiming Pension Credit will be... More >

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MP urges Scots to sign up for heating insulation schemes

Residents in Scotland have been urged to take advantage of energy helplines, as they may be eligible for funding for heating insulation. In an interview with the Brechin Advertiser, Angus MP Mike Weir explained how experts can help advise people what they are entitled to and how they can cut their... More >

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New Elmet homes have wall insulation

Roof and wall insulation are two of the energy efficiency features of the properties at a new housing estate in Elmet. Redrow Homes has constructed the domiciles at Saxon Court in Sherburn, which also feature ground insulation, which can keep the floors warm. Other additions to the premises include... More >

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RHI tariffs 'pay for under floor heating'

Under floor heating is being generated with renewable energy in Penistone. Sheffield-based firm Booth Brothers is utilising a heat pump to warm its offices and has become one of the first places to benefit from the UK government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The building to be warmed used... More >

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Wyre Council reveals cavity wall insulation scheme

Cavity wall insulation and thermal insulation in loft spaces is being offered to homeowners in Wyre for free. The council has struck a deal with a major power firm and HIS Energy to provide this renovation, which could save households up to £270 every year through reduced heating... More >

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Wall insulation schemes open for Cheshire West and Chester residents

Loft and cavity wall insulation is being offered to constituents of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral and Cheshire West and Chester Council, which are providing interest-free loans to private landlords and homeowners to fund sustainability upgrades. As well as these thermal insulation measures,... More >

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WWF: Fit thermal insulation to improve the planet

Thermal insulation should be fitted in people's loft spaces as part of a new year's resolution to save the planet. This is according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which argued if everyone in Northern Ireland did this, the nation's carbon footprint would be cut by at least three... More >

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Wall insulation news: Welsh government pledges to make new homes efficient

Dry lining insulation and other sustainability features could become more commonplace in houses in Wales, as the Welsh government has taken responsibility for building regulations from Westminster. Environment minister John Griffiths said that "one of our first actions will be to raise energy... More >

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Fitting thermal insulation 'should be resolution for 2012'

Homeowners should resolve to fit thermal insulation in their homes for the new year. This is according to housing minister for the Scottish government Keith Brown, who urged members of the public to contact the Home Energy Scotland Hotline on 0800 512 012 to reduce the cost of heating their homes,... More >

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Responders to Warmth fund provides thermal insulation in Lincolnshire

Thermal insulation, repairs to under floor heating, boilers or radiators and other practical measures will be provided to vulnerable people in Lincolnshire. This is a result of the Responders to Warmth fund, which runs between mid-January and March 31st 2012. Eligible participants must have been... More >

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High Peak Borough Council offers solid wall insulation

Solid wall insulation is being offered to residents of High Peak Borough Council. Dwellings built before 1920 are eligible for the scheme, which can reduce outgoings on central heating by £475 every 12 months. These properties can be losing more than 45 per cent of their warmth through their... More >

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MP promotes helplines for thermal insulation tips

An MP has advised members of the public to call helplines to find out about loft and cavity wall insulation, as well as other energy efficiency measures. Mike Weir, SNP representative for Angus, highlighted the Home Energy Scotland Helpline on 0800 512 012, as well as the Home Heat Helpline on 0800... More >

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NIA: CCC report shows thermal insulation is worthwhile

Householders can save money through thermal insulation upgrades. This is according to a statement by the National Insulation Association (NIA) in response to findings by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which revealed rising energy bills are primarily caused by the cost of gas and not... More >

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NIA: Install solid wall insulation under Cert

British homeowners ought to have thermal insulation fitted to their properties under the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (Cert). This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA), which noted this could cut levels of fuel poverty in England, Scotland and Wales. Cert is run by energy... More >

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Stoke-on-Trent residents provided with thermal insulation tips

Advice on cavity wall insulation, thermal insulation in the loft space and other tips regarding energy efficiency measures are being provided to residents of Stoke-on-Trent by Blurton Farms Residents Association, after it was supplied with £10,000 by E.ON. This is part of the power... More >

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Fylde homeowners offered wall insulation

Loft and cavity wall insulation is now available to all private households in Fylde. It is estimated these thermal insulation measures could save members of the public approximately £270 every 12 months. Applicants to not have to be receiving benefits but only suitable houses will be... More >

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Department of Health reveals thermal insulation scheme for winter

Vulnerable people have been advised to ensure they have adequate thermal insulation over the winter. The Department of Health has suggested elderly individuals and those with long-term health complaints are at an escalated risk of suffering from serious illnesses that can require hospitalisation or... More >

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Church renovates with under floor heating

Under floor heating is just one of the renovations Trinity Church in Buxton has made. The sustainability upgrades also include thermal insulation measures, which have minimised running costs for the religious institution on Hardwick Mount. In total, the refurbishment cost £500,000 and took a... More >

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'Prepare for 2012' with wall insulation

Loft and cavity wall insulation has been recommended by Moneysupermarket.com, which has suggested this is a good way to financially prepare for the new year. A higher cost of living and increasing fuel bills over winter have made 2011 an "uphill struggle" for many British families, head... More >

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Liverpool City Council unveils thermal insulation scheme

Thermal insulation devices can now be installed in Liverpool homes for free. This is as a result of a collaboration between the Energy Saving Trust (EST) and the City Council, which is providing lagging to all households, regardless of income, age or benefits entitlements. Loft and cavity wall... More >

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Tamworth thermal insulation scheme extended

A scheme to provide thermal insulation devices to residents of Tamworth has been extended until February 2012 as a result of its popularity. So far, lagging worth more than £560,000 has been installed in domiciles throughout the region since the project was initially launched in June 2011. A... More >

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