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Thermal insulation 'key to warm homes'

Thermal insulation is the "key to a warm and efficient home". This is according to Build It editor Anna-Marie DeSouza, who recommended loft and cavity wall insulation. Furthermore, heating insulation should be utilised around water tanks and outdoor plumbing, the expert declared. She... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can protect homes in winter'

Homeowners should check their thermal insulation to prepare for the cold weather. This is according to moneysupermarket.com, which suggested ensuring heating insulation is around pipes and places where water is stored, such as in tanks. Loft insulation should also be examined, the firm stated. It... More >

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Rental homes 'need better thermal insulation'

The thermal insulation qualities of some privately-rented accommodation should be improved, according to leading organisations. Friends of the Earth and Citizens Advice claimed a lack of loft and cavity wall insulation in many of these buildings has resulted in tenants living in cold domiciles that... More >

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AA: Use heating insulation to stop pipes freezing

Thermal insulation in the loft space has been recommended by the AA Home Emergency Response Service. Members of the public ought to prepare their domiciles for the cold winter weather that might affect the UK in the coming months in order to reduce the likelihood of emergencies occurring. The Met... More >

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Thermal insulation initiative commences in Cambridge

A project set up by Cambridge City Council is to determine which properties could benefit from loft or cavity wall insulation. HeatSeekers uses thermal imaging technology to determine the houses that are leaking the most warmth and can assess as many as 1,000 buildings every hour at night when the... More >

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Direct Line: Heating insulation protects plumbing

Heating insulation on plumbing has been recommended by insurance company Direct Line, which argued this can prevent pipework from seizing up over winter. It noted 40 per cent of British dwellings will be vulnerable to problems relating to the cold weather, as many people have failed to take... More >

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British Gas recommends wall insulation

Brits ought to check the thermal insulation of their home before winter, British Gas has said. The utility company noted this can prevent central heating being wasted and is the best place to start when making dwellings more energy efficient. Over 50 per cent of a house's warmth can be lost... More >

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Colchester hospice saves money with thermal insulation

Thermal insulation devices have been bought by a healthcare facility in Colchester as part of an eco-friendly drive. St Helena Hospice has also fitted solar panels to its education centre and inpatient unit, as well as improved its boilers and installed double-glazing and efficient light bulbs, the... More >

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Power NI recommends wall insulation to customers

People in Northern Ireland have been advised to fit loft and cavity wall insulation to their houses in the coming weeks in order to stay warm and save money over the winter. Energy firm Power NI made the recommendations as the Met Office warned the UK is set to experience gale-force winds and snow... More >

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Elderly people in Richmond urged to get thermal insulation

People should make sure their homes are warm and properly clad with thermal insulation in order to stay healthy over the coming months. This is the message of the Winter Wellbeing campaign, which is the result of a collaboration between Age UK Richmond, Richmond AID and NHS Richmond. Individuals... More >

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Under floor heating 'is popular'

Under floor heating is becoming a popular addition during home improvement projects. This is according to George Bond, interior designer and television personality, who noted this feature means dwellings can avoid having radiators attached to the wall. "It definitely looks great"... More >

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Mold teenager builds Wendy House from thermal insulation

A Welsh teenager has built a Wendy House entirely from thermal insulation. Hannah Jewell, a 16-year-old from Mold, made the structure to demonstrate the importance of lagging buildings to save money. This was part of the Welsh government's 11 Actions for 2011 campaign, which intends to... More >

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Wall insulation 'has health benefits for the elderly'

Elderly people ought to determine if they can have loft or cavity wall insulation fitted to their homes at subsidised rates or for free. This is according to Bournemouth and Poole NHS, which is targeting this demographic to ensure they get their dwellings lagged with thermal insulation before the... More >

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Big Energy Week 'will provide thermal insulation hints'

Recommendations on where to seek funding for loft and cavity wall insulation will be some of the suggestions provided to members of the public during Big Energy Week. This occasion, which will take place between January 16th and 21st, is organised by the Citizens Advice Bureau and aims to assist... More >

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Hampshire County Council providing thermal insulation

Hampshire County Council is offering its constituents free thermal insulation devices for a limited period of time. Loft and cavity wall insulation will be provided to members of the public, following a technical survey which is undertaken at no cost. This 'Winter Warmer' promotion is due... More >

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Wall insulation scheme for Glasgow announced

Cavity wall insulation is to be fitted to 12,500 homes in Glasgow's south side. The £960,000 scheme is financed from the Scottish government as part of the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS), the Evening Times reports. It will be targeted at the areas with particularly high levels of... More >

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Newcastle cavity wall insulation scheme revealed

Cavity wall insulation is being offered to all Newcastle homeowners and residents of private rented accommodation for free, subject to funding availability and a no-obligation survey. Thermal insulation in the wall space can also be provided at discounted prices under the scheme and this may also... More >

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Yorkshire Water: Heating insulation can protect farmers

Farmers ought to use thermal insulation devices to keep their business safe over winter. This is according to Yorkshire Water, which is urging agricultural landowners to prepare for cold weather to ensure their operations continue properly when the thermostat falls below zero. Heating insulation... More >

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Figures show more Scottish homes have thermal insulation

The proportion of Scottish homes with cavity wall insulation was 53 per cent in 2007, but this has risen to 62 per cent in 2010, the Scottish government stated. It noted a similar growth has been seen in solid wall insulation take-up, with 11 per cent of homes built in this manner featuring lagging... More >

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Wall insulation in efficient Derby houses

A new housing scheme in Derby contains wall insulation as part of its energy efficiency measures. The development was created by Derwent Living and is situated in Vicarage Road, Mickleover. It consists of four two-bed apartments, two two-bed houses and one three-bedroom home, which are all... More >

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Heating insulation 'can protect homes from freezing weather'

Under floor heating insulation can protect properties against damage caused by poor winter weather and should be fitted by British homeowners. This is according to specialist insurer Hiscox, which claimed heating insulation should be added to pipes, cisterns and water tanks. Plumbing can also be... More >

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NIA: Introductory offer for thermal insulation under Green Deal is welcome

A £200 million introductory scheme to the Green Deal, which could fund the addition of energy efficiency devices such as dry wall insulation or basement insulation, has been welcomed by a trade body. The National Insulation Association (NIA) stated that while this fund is a "very... More >

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Green Deal receives £200m boost

The Green Deal, which will see many homes fitted with wall insulation, has received a £200 million funding boost to encourage initial uptake, it has been revealed. Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander made the announcement, noting it could "save early adopters hundreds of... More >

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'Thousands of jobs' in thermal insulation addition due to Green Deal

The Green Deal will result in at least 65,000 employment opportunities in the fields of thermal insulation and construction by 2015, secretary of state for energy and climate change Chris Huhne has said. He noted: "I want to insulate Britain's homes not just from the cold weather, but also... More >

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Thermal insulation scheme opens in York

Loft and cavity wall insulation are being provided to thousands of York residents for free, as the city's local authority and the Yorkshire Energy Partnership have teamed up to make this provision. Subject to the results of a no-cost, no-obligation survey, homeowners will be able to apply for... More >

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Basement insulation in Norwich housing scheme

A new housing development near Norwich has high levels of thermal insulation. Trinity Close in Rackheath is the site of the new development, which consists of 12 dwellings that are so efficient, they are expected to be carbon-neutral. Roof insulation, basement insulation and wall insulation are... More >

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Thermal insulation proposed for 1,000 homes in north-east

Residents in South Tyneside are set to have thermal insulation installed in their homes as part of a £5.5 million proposal to make 1,000 properties more energy efficient. According to the Jarrow and Hebburn Gazette, the aim of the scheme is to reduce fuel bills and cut carbon emissions in... More >

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Heating insulation initiative launched in Charnwood

A new initiative has been launched in Charnwood to help ensure residents have the correct level of heating insulation in their homes. According to InLoughborough.com, HeatSeekers, Energy Saving Partnership and Charnwood Borough Council have teamed up to help prevent heat loss from properties in the... More >

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Wall insulation 'useful when selling a house'

Thermal insulation is a useful renovation to make to a house when trying to sell it. This is according to executive director of the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Andrew Leech, who noted this can also significantly lower gas and electricity bills by reducing central heating... More >

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Under floor heating is a green feature in Rackheath houses

Under floor heating is just one of the sustainable features 12 affordable domiciles in Rackheath, Greater Norwich, have been fitted with. The Trinity Close homes, which were recently opened, also have solar panels, air circulators and grey water recycling, the Norwich Evening News reports. A total... More >

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