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Flintshire County Council extends thermal insulation scheme

An extended thermal insulation scheme in Flintshire could benefit thousands of residents. The county council intends to expand the Energise Higher Shotton community programme into Connah's Quay and Greenfield, the Flintshire Chronicle reports. As well as unprecedented levels of support for... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



Thermal insulation 'can help people in debt to energy companies'

Members of the public have been reminded they can apply for loft and cavity wall insulation or other energy efficiency measures if they are falling into arrears on their fuel bills. Citizens Advice and Consumer Focus made this statement as part of a joint initiative between the two bodies to ensure... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Marmox – Moving and growing!

Marmox UK Ltd announced today that its head office is moving locations. The move is to accommodate a recent growth in product range along with demand for Marmox products. The companies managing director Sarah Viney is feeling optimistic about the companies continuing growth. "We are very... More >

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AXA Insurance: Check heating insulation over winter

Heating insulation on hot water tanks and pipes must be checked as soon as possible in preparation for the colder months. This is according to AXA Insurance, which suggested that homeowners fit lagging to these devices if none exists. Over the last two years, 0.1 per cent of people have suffered... More >

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



NLA: Landlords should use thermal insulation to prepare for winter

Tenants and buildings ought to be prepared for the upcoming cold weather by being provided with thermal insulation as well as useful advice, the National Landlords Association (NLA) has warned Occupants have to know how to turn off the water supply, how their under floor heating or radiators... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Under floor heating and boilers 'should be checked for winter'

Under floor heating, radiators, boilers and other aspects of a rental property's central heating ought to be checked before the winter. This is according to DiscountLetting.co.uk customer service manager Julie Blakeman who called this "good practice". Insurance for these fittings can... More >

Categories: Under Floor Heating Insulation



NIA: Northern Ireland needs more wall insulation

Loft and cavity wall insulation ought to be fitted to domestic properties in Northern Ireland. This is according to the National Insulation Association (NIA), which claimed this could cut the carbon footprint of the country by as much as 20 per cent. It pointed out that heating oil is frequently... More >

Categories: Solid Wall Insulation - Thermal Insulation



North-west Leicestershire thermal insulation scheme unveiled

Homeowners and private tenants in north-west Leicestershire could benefit from free thermal insulation upgrades to their home. This is due to a new scheme from North West Leicestershire District Council, which was inspired to initiate the project as a result of a government directive, which obliges... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Heating insulation 'should be fitted for winter'

Thermal insulation is the best way to prepare a building for the winter time. This is according to Mike Crompton, corporate communications officer for the Institute of Domestic Energy Assessors, who pointed out that the one-off payment for lagging in the loft space will result in an upgrade that... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Aviva: Protect plumbing with thermal insulation

Homeowners should protect their plumbing with heating insulation before the winter sets in, a leading insurance company has said. Aviva recommended leaving under floor heating or radiators on a constant low if a building is going to be unoccupied for a short length of time. Although this may appear... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Thermal insulation 'can save people money'

Thermal insulation is a very useful method of reducing gas and electricity bills over winter. This is according to MoneySupermarket.com, which noted that lagging in the loft is "cheap and effective". It noted local authorities can often provide households on low incomes and pensioners... More >

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Heating insulation 'can stop plumbing from breaking'

As radiators and under floor heating can potentially break down over winter due to plumbing problems, an online retailer has suggested that people prepare their domicile for the cold weather. Trueshopping noted using heating insulation on pipes and hot water tanks can minimise the likelihood of a... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



'Many deals' available for thermal insulation

There are many deals available for people who wish to improve the thermal insulation quality of their home, it has been claimed. In an article for the publication, This is Money personal and consumer finance journalist Tara Evans noted that pensioners can utilise the Home Energy Saving Programme to... More >

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EDF offers free wall insulation to customers

EDF Energy has unveiled plans to provide free loft and cavity wall insulation to all of its customers. The firm noted that energy efficiency is the most effective way to lower fuel consumption and is offering thermal insulation measures to support this. Managing director of the company Martin... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation



Scottish heating insulation scheme is extended

Many more households in Scotland could have loft and cavity wall insulation fitted and improvements made to the efficiency of their under floor heating or radiators. This is because the Scottish Government has revealed plans to boost the funds of the Universal Home Insulation Scheme (UHIS), which... More >

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



Consumer Focus: Wall insulation should precede solar panels

Brits considering installing solar panels should make sure they have adequate loft and cavity wall insulation first. This is according to Consumer Focus, which stated this upgrade can cut expenditure on power by £100 every year, regardless of whether a person has photovoltaic cells fitted or... More >

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Thermal insulation of Herefordshire house wins accolades

A Herefordshire house is the first of its kind in the UK to achieve the EnerPHit Standard due to its thermal insulation qualities. Grove Cottage, which stands in Portfields, Hereford, has been wrapped in wall insulation, while new doors and windows have also improved its sustainability, the BBC... More >

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Government extends thermal insulation scheme

Government projects that assist people in fuel poverty using measures such as thermal insulation have been extended. Initiatives such as the Warm Front Scheme - which provides grants for under floor heating insulation, cavity wall insulation and other sustainable upgrades - will have an extra... More >

Categories: Thermal Insulation - Under Floor Heating Insulation



Check heating insulation 'to protect against winter'

Homeowners have been encouraged to consider the improvements they could make to their thermal insulation in preparation for winter. The National Association of Estate Agents and member of the trade body Harrison Murray have provided tips that could cut money on fuel bills and prepare a domicile for... More >

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



Boris Johnson calls for more wall insulation

Thermal insulation measures must be fitted in more of the capital's houses, mayor of London Boris Johnson has said. As part of the Know Your Rights campaign, which aims to ensure members of the public know the help that is available to help them keep their homes warm, Mr Johnson has urged... More >

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CCW: Heating insulation protects pipes over winter

Heating insulation can prevent plumbing from freezing over winter. This is according to the Consumer Council for Water (CCW), which has suggested that members of the public follow "a few simple steps now" to minimise the likelihood of their home, water supply and heating becoming damaged... More >

Categories: Under Floor Heating Insulation



Waterproof insulation 'should be fitted to outside pipes'

Waterproof insulation should be fitted on pipes on the outside of houses in order to prevent plumbing emergencies. This is according to Wessex Water, which has provided tips for homeowners who wish to reduce the likelihood of their water supply becoming damaged over winter. Heating insulation ought... More >

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Solid wall insulation initiative in north Manchester

Solid wall insulation is to be fitted to around 800 domiciles in north Manchester as part of a £4.2 million scheme. Northwards Housing has commenced the initiative to improve the thermal insulation of some of the city's oldest houses, which were generally built in the 1960s or 1970s and... More >

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Calderdale Council fits solid wall insulation to old houses

A project undertaken by Calderdale Council has revealed how to improve the thermal insulation qualities of 40,000 old stone houses in the district. The Halifax Courier reports the local authority has spent £100,000 examining how to boost the energy efficiency of dwellings that are difficult... More >

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Councils 'should fit wall insulation to social houses'

Councils and housing associations in the UK ought to improve the thermal insulation qualities of their tenants' abodes, minister of state for housing and planning Grant Shapps has said. He argued that projects such as the Green Deal provide incentives and discounts for this kind of upgrade,... More >

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Thermal insulation scheme in Hampshire

Loft and cavity wall insulation are being offered to residents of Hampshire. The county council has formed a partnership with Hart District Council and received money from Scottish Power for the Insulate Hampshire initiative, so the first 5,000 customers can receive lagging in the wall space from... More >

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Scottish homeowners offered wall insulation upgrades

Thermal insulation devices are being offered to homeowners around Scotland, who are being urged to contact the Home Energy Scotland Hotline. Loft and cavity wall insulation are being provided to members of the public under the Universal Home Insulation Scheme and by telephoning 0800 512 012, people... More >

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Solid wall insulation provided to 800 Aspley homeowners

Solid wall insulation is to be fitted to more than 800 properties in Nottingham as part of the Aspley Super Warm Zone scheme. Frank Haslam Milan is undertaking the project on behalf of the local authority and Nottingham City Homes, with some of the funding coming from the Community Energy Saving... More >

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Cavity wall insulation 'can create massive savings'

Properties without adequate loft and wall insulation could be losing as much as 60 per cent of their central heating. This is according to National Insulation Association (NIA) chief executive Neil Marshall, who called this a "staggering amount" of wastage. He noted homeowners can cut... More >

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Energy Act to deal with insufficient British thermal insulation

Around half of the domiciles in the UK have insufficient thermal insulation, figures from the Department for Energy and Climate Change reveal. A total of 50 per cent more fuel is used to power and heat homes than for the UK's industry, the government body claimed. Therefore, the Energy Act has... More >

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