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MP calls for wall insulation throughout constituency

An east Yorkshire MP has called on residents in his constituency to ensure their homes are adequately prepared for the winter months by installing wall insulation. Andrew Percy, MP for Brigg and Goole, said making properties more energy efficient will help minimise energy cost increases, the Goole... More >

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High thermal insulation for Camden housing

Wall insulation may be one of the devices used by Willmott Dixon in order to build the largest council housing scheme in the UK to achieve the PassivHaus standard of energy efficiency. Loft and floor insulation might also be used in the £10 million project, which will be situated in Highgate... More >

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Thermal insulation 'would reduce wind farm numbers'

Installing loft and wall insulation across Scotland would minimise the need to invest in renewable technologies, one politician has said. Conservative MEP Struan Stevenson called it "shocking" that the country allows buildings to be constructed with poor thermal insulation and... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can cut energy bills'

Thermal insulation is required to reduce energy bills and pull households out of fuel poverty, a leading politician has said. Ed Milliband's special envoy for climate change and the environment MP Barry Gardiner wrote on left-leaning blog Left Foot Forward that difficulties in paying heating... More >

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Bridgend homes 'are highly sustaianble'

Under floor heating and high levels of thermal insulation are some of the energy-efficient technologies utilised in a new structure in Bridgend. Holbrook Construction built the 31 homes and flats on behalf of the Hendre Group to reach level four of the Code for Sustainable Homes. Furthermore, two... More >

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Brits 'use heating over summer'

Households in Britain might use under floor heating and other methods of keeping their house warm over summer, research from energy supplier npower predicted. In the last 30 years, the average temperature of a dwelling in the UK has risen by nearly six degrees C to 17.9 degrees, indicating that... More >

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Landlord fined for 'unsafe home'

A landlord has been fined due to a lack of thermal insulation, inadequate heating devices such as under floor heating, missing wall plaster and other issues that made his property uninhabitable. Pendle Council served Mario De-Santis an improvement notice under the 2004 Housing Act, which he failed... More >

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Market Harborough Church to have insulation fitted

Thermal insulation is one of the energy-efficiency upgrades a Market Harborough church is planning to purchase with money raised by the local community. Donations from the congregation and grants from local authorities generated £60,000 for Market Harborough Baptist Church, which was used for... More >

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Isle of Scilly residents 'are not offered thermal insulation'

Government grants for thermal insulation upgrades are harder for people living on the Isles of Scilly and other UK islands to gain access to, an expert has said. Environment and climate change officer from the Council of the Isles of Scilly David Senior stated many utility companies only offer... More >

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Time running out for free wall insulation in Tamworth

Men and women in Tamworth can benefit from free thermal insulation installed in their house thanks to a scheme run by the local authority. People who book to have this work done by the end of August will receive loft and cavity wall insulation at no charge, regardless of income and age, 24Dash.com... More >

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Wall insulation 'could cut UK fuel poverty levels'

Thermal insulation devices may be required to reduce the number of British homeowners facing fuel poverty. Cavity wall insulation, lagging in a loft, carpets, double glazing and draft excluders "will all help lower energy use", director of external affairs at National Energy Action Maria... More >

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Thermal insulation upgrade for Walsall flats

The thermal insulation of a block of flats in Walsall is to be improved. Prenkridge Close in Birchills is 50 years old and is to have its roof replaced to reduce the building's heat loss. Its exterior will also have thermal insulation devices partially installed. Central heating bills for the... More >

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'Cut fuel bills' with wall insulation

Britons should use the warm weather as an opportunity to fit their home with thermal insulation devices and protect themselves from rising fuel bills. Gocompare.com asserted roof and cavity wall insulation can be very beneficial energy saving measures and can save money in the long term. It pointed... More >

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'Very few' Westminster homes have thermal insulation from Cert

Only 39 buildings in Westminster - 0.3 per cent of all of the area's housing - were upgraded under the government's Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (Cert) before March 31st 2011, new figures have revealed. The Energy Saving Trust has published a breakdown revealing how many houses in the... More >

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Free thermal insulation offered to Londoners

Wall insulation could be fitted in thousands of London homes thanks to a new initiative. The RE:NEW programme, which assesses a property's energy efficiency, has already been trialled in 8,119 houses, resulting in average annual savings of £154 and drastically cutting the carbon dioxide... More >

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Ancient Roman under floor heating discovered

Roman-era under floor heating has been discovered by archaeologists excavating the ruins of a fort in Tebay, Westmorland. It is believed this could have heated a bathhouse at the site, the Westmorland Gazette reports. Further objects recovered from the structure, which may have controlled movement... More >

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Homes 'should have thermal insulation for winter'

Homebuyers have been advised to ensure the dwellings they purchase are suitable for the winter. The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has said people often forget to consider a house's thermal insulation properties when the weather is good. Cavity wall insulation and loft insulation... More >

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Dog home 'is world's greenest'

A dogs' home claims to be the world's most environmentally friendly facility of its type due to its thermal insulation properties. Wall insulation in the timber frame of the Canine Rehoming Centre at Roden near Shrewsbury exceeds current building regulations. Rather than loft insulation, a... More >

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Green Deal 'could be innovative solution'

A government scheme to provide homeowners with thermal insulation devices could be needed for Scotland to reduce its carbon emissions. This is according to business development manager for GreenEnergyNet.com (GEN) Mark Ruskell, who said in an article for the Scotsman that the Green Deal could be... More >

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Lottery cash to pay for community hall thermal insulation

Roof insulation is one of the upgrades a Northern Ireland community group is planning to buy with money from the Big Lottery Fund. Armoy LOL 1065 will also fit its hall with double-glazed windows, seal the flue, upgrade the boiler and purchase more environmentally-friendly appliances. It received... More >

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Merseyside homeowners receive free thermal insulation

Homeowners in Halton and Merseyside could benefit from cavity wall insulation, which may be installed for free. This is thanks to money provided by the European Regional Development Fund, British Gas, local authorities and housing associations, the Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News reports. Wall... More >

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Thermal insulation utilised in Bradford housing scheme

Homes with exceptional thermal insulation have been completed in Bradford. The properties, at Pavillion Gardens in Longfield Drive, are believed to be the most eco-friendly in the Yorkshire and the Humber region, with 12 of the domiciles reaching level six of the Code for Sustainable... More >

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Hertfordshire thermal insulation scheme extended

A scheme to assist homeowners in Harlow in installing cavity wall insulation and loft insulation is to be extended. Thermal insulation measures worth £334,092 have already been fitted in buildings in the town as a result of the Herts and Essex Energy Partnership (Heep) project, the Harlow... More >

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Thermal insulation 'more important than solar panels'

Homeowners should try to reduce their energy consumption by installing thermal insulation measures before they purchase any electricity generators. This is according to Chayley Collis, marketing manager at Green Building Store, who said avoiding heat loss must be "the first priority when... More >

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Norfolk councillors call for more wall insulation

Norfolk councillors have called for immediate action to increase the installation of thermal energy measures in the region's domiciles, in order to reduce the number of people suffering from fuel poverty. The Rural Community Council (RCC) discovered 61,143 households in the region spent more... More >

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Homeowners 'should install thermal insulation'

Homeowners should take advantage of government incentives and have thermal insulation measures installed. This is according to thinkinsulation.com, which said this will be necessary if the country is to reduce its carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2025, as has been legislated. It argued that... More >

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Properties 'should have the thermal insulation of new homes'

Homeowners should ensure their property reaches the energy efficiency standards of newly-built domiciles, according to the National House-Building Council. Sustainability measures - including wall insulation and double glazing - are standard in recently-constructed residential buildings and... More >

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Big business 'should benefit from Green Deal'

Cavity wall insulation, loft insulation and other ways to reduce a business' energy use should be provided to larger corporations as part of the Green Deal, a poll of enterprises has found. The npower Business Energy Index discovered 51 per cent of firms cited lack of finance as a barrier to... More >

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British Gas offers customers thermal insulation

Thermal insulation devices and other sustainability products are now available to British Gas customers. As a precursor to the government's Green Deal, this will allow homeowners to have more efficient boilers, cavity wall insulation, loft insulation and other methods to reduce power... More >

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Wall insulation 'helps people reduce fuel bills'

Dry lining insulation and heating insulation are some of the materials that could reduce the number of people in fuel poverty in the UK. This is according to energy campaigner for environmental charity Friends of the Earth Dave Timms, who said that this energy efficiency measure "would help... More >

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