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Under floor heating renovations planned for Jersey church

Jersey Town Church has announced the sale of its 140-year-old pews as it makes way for under floor heating. The place of worship is undergoing renovations that will see the base of the building lifted up and replaced, the BBC reports. Historian Francis Corbet explained the improvements are... More >

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Homeowners encouraged to research thermal insulation

Homeowners in the south of England are being urged to look into the environmental and financial benefits of thermal insulation. Forming part of a larger drive to reduce the size of the area's overall carbon footprint, Bedford Borough Council is to lend its support to the Energy Saving... More >

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Grant awarded to hall for thermal insulation

Thermal insulation is to be fitted to a village hall in Worcester thanks to a grant from the local authority. Worcestershire County Council has provided £15,960 in funding through its Leader project, the Malvern Gazette reports. Severn Stoke Village Hall is set to undergo renovations to... More >

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Heating insulation 'can make property competitive'

Homeowners have been advised that installing heating insulation could not only make their house greener, but also attract potential buyers. Property expert Ed Mead described in an interview with City AM how wall insulation and lagging in a roof space can help reduce heat loss. He explained that... More >

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Thermal insulation 'should be 4 inches thick'

Thermal insulation in the loft should be thick enough to ensure warmth is retained in a property during the winter. This is the suggestion of Ben Salisbury, writing for myfinances.co.uk, who said such products should be both four inches thick and in good condition to protect against the cold... More >

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'Prevent ice build-ups' with heating insulation

It is important to prevent household problems by thoroughly installing thermal insulation around a property, it has been claimed. In an article for the Lincoln Journal Star, Steve Batie described how preparing a home against cold winter temperatures can help to reduce the chance of issues... More >

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Thermal insulation 'makes homes more comfortable'

Heating insulation can bring peace of mind in advance of the cold winter weather, it has been suggested. Homeowners Nina Miller and Buddy Trimble described in an interview with the West Virginia State Journal how their properties feel considerably warmer since they had lagging installed. Prior to... More >

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Thermal insulation 'prevents heat loss in older homes'

People who are hoping to reduce heat loss in their older properties may benefit from purchasing thermal insulation. This is according to an article by the North Jersey Media Group, which said residences constructed over 30 years ago often have very little means of keeping in... More >

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Be wary of rogue traders, elderly homeowners warned

Older people have been warned to be careful of rogue traders offering winter home improvements, which could include maintenance such as cavity wall insulation. The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) and Age UK have launched a campaign to make vulnerable individuals aware of the risks of being scammed by... More >

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Thermal insulation 'can significantly reduce bills'

To minimise the amount of heat lost through an attic space, people should lay thermal insulation around holes where pipes enter the floor. This is according to McClatchy-Tribune News Service writer Gene Austin, who gave one reader advice on how to retain as much warmth as possible in the home. He... More >

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Basement insulation 'can help prevent mould'

People have been warned that a lack of adequate basement insulation could lead to damp conditions and mould growing. In an interview with St Louis Today, allergist specialist Dr Raymond Slavin explained how certain features around the home can exacerbate health problems. He described how a... More >

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Damaged church given under floor heating makeover

Under floor heating is just one of the installations that has helped transform a Grade II listed building back to its former glory. St Nicholas Peper Harow church near Godalming was almost entirely destroyed following a fire on Christmas Eve 2007, the Surrey Advertiser reports. Despite 50 firemen... More >

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'Install thermal insulation' to prevent heat loss

Homeowners have been advised that now is the ideal time to ensure their property has adequate thermal insulation. An article on Leigh People described how during the winter months a significant amount of heat can be lost through poor insulation in a roof space. Individuals were informed that it... More >

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Wall insulation 'most effective way to save energy'

Those looking to reduce their energy bills during the winter period have been advised to invest in wall insulation. Writing for the Daily Telegraph, Rosie Murray-West gave readers a number of tips on the best ways to cut fuel costs. She explained how the Energy Saving Trust (EST) claims cavity... More >

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Prize money to fund thermal insulation installation

Thermal insulation is to be installed to 30 homes in Bradford on Avon as part of a scheme to increase energy efficiency in properties in the area. Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon is funding the work after winning £150,000 in the British Gas Green Streets Project, the Wiltshire Times... More >

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Thermal insulation 'prevents heat loss in greenhouses'

Garden enthusiasts have been advised that thermal insulation to outdoor pipes could help make greenhouses more efficient. Writing for US magazine Garden Center, John Bartok, from the Department of Natural Resources Management and Engineering at the University of Connecticut, explained to readers... More >

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Prepare home for winter with thermal insulation, people advised

Thermal insulation is an important way to protect the home against the drop in temperature during the winter months, it has been claimed. Writing for Cleveland Live, Susan Love described how laying lagging in the attic space can help to ensure a property retains as much heat as possible. She... More >

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Heating insulation 'can cut energy bills'

People considering ways to make their home more energy efficient may want to consider following one expert's advice and fit thermal insulation. In an interview with Ann Arbor.com, building materials specialist Dave Karras described how installing lagging to a property can help reduce the cost... More >

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Scots to receive free thermal insulation

Free thermal insulation is to be offered to 100,000 homeowners in Scotland as part of a scheme to reduce energy waste by 12 per cent in the next ten years. The Scottish government announced the move and stated that £10 million in grants would be given to councils to fund the proposal. It is... More >

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Thermal insulation can reduce energy consumption

Thermal insulation plays an important role in helping to reduce carbon emissions, it has been claimed. In an interview with the Cornishman, the managing director of Community Energy Plus (Cep) Ian Smith described how fitting lagging to homes has helped properties in Cornwall reduce energy... More >

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Home improvements 'make properties attractive to buyers'

Homeowners may want to invest in renovations such as waterproof shower insulation if they are hoping to sell their home following one expert's advice. Broadcaster James Max described at the A Place in the Sun Live show in Birmingham how home improvements can give a property the edge over... More >

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Basement insulation 'important for exposed pipes'

People with exposed pipes in their cellar may want to consider basement insulation after one expert warned of the consequences of leaving them uncovered. Writing for the Kansas City paper, home improvement specialist Angie Hicks described how it is important to properly protect plumbing in order... More >

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Carefully lay thermal insulation, people advised

It is important to properly fit heating insulation otherwise its effectiveness can be wasted, according to one expert. Writing for the Sturgis Journal, builder Rob Kinsey explained how it is often a misconception that it is easy to install lagging. In order to prevent people making common... More >

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Under floor heating 'great decision'

Under floor heating provides homes with a more even spread of heat compared with traditional radiators. This is according to head designer at APD Interiors Andrew Dunning who described the benefits of the technology to a City AM reader. "Under floor heating is a great choice to provide... More >

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Thermal insulation 'to save Burnley residents money'

Solid wall insulation is set to help homeowners in Burnley save a considerable amount of money on their energy bills. The Burnley and Pendle Citizen reports how a new scheme will see 995 properties receive makeovers to improve their efficiency. Thermal insulation in the attic space and... More >

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Thermal insulation 'a smart way to save money'

Increasing the amount of thermal insulation in a home is a wise idea, according to one publication. The Clifton Journal reports how fitting energy-saving technology such as wall insulation will help people to save money all year round. It said: "As far as energy-efficient improvements are... More >

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October 2nd 'most popular date' for turning on under floor heating

Tomorrow (October 2nd), many Brits will turn their under floor heating on for the first time this winter, according to new research. A survey carried out by Confused.com found that Saturday at 18:00 is set to be the most popular time for switching on the heat in many homes across the UK. Many... More >

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Attic 'best place to add thermal insulation'

The attic space is the most important place to install thermal insulation, homeowners have been advised. Curtis Maxwell described in a programme for US NewsChannel Four how adequately lagging a property can prevent heat loss and reduce energy consumption, KFOR TV reports. Using an infrared... More >

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Bungalow 'transformed using thermal insulation'

Thermal insulation has helped one woman transform her house into an energy-efficient property recognised for its green credentials. The Durango Herald reports how US homeowner Kathleen Adams has earned herself a place on the 2010 La Plata County Energy Tour after spending a year upgrading her... More >

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Thermal insulation fitted to 'zero carbon homes'

Thermal insulation will help to make properties in a proposed eco village in the north-east zero carbon. Plans for the £3.5 million build are to be unveiled to the public in Redcar and Cleveland tomorrow (September 30th), the Evening Gazette reports. Four of the 26 properties will meet the... More >

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