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Wall insulation 'pays for itself'

In just a short amount of time, wall insulation "pays for itself", according to one news provider. News.com.au's Money Matters suggests that the savings people or businesses can make depend on the size of the building. However, the solution can save up to NZ$300 (£136) on an annual energy... More >

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Thermal Insulation 'key to an eco-home'

Thermal insulation is essential if people want to live in an environmentally-friendly home, it has been claimed. Speaking to Hampton Roads, builder Guy Sorensen, a partner at Meadow Green Builders, said people should look to include the insulation in their perimeter walls, roofing and crawl... More >

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Under floor heating 'controlling temperatures at Robert Burns Museum'

Under floor heating is being used in the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (RBBM), which is set to open its doors in September. The £21 million project in Alloway includes two rooms in which the heat can be carefully controlled, Nat Edwards, director of the RBBM, told the Ayrshire... More >

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Could drywall insulation keep new Shrewsbury homes warm?

Drywall insulation may be required to keep homes in a new scheme in Shrewsbury nice and warm. A total of 112 new properties will be built as part of the Copthorne Grange development at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital South site. There will be two, three, four and five-bedroom homes constructed,... More >

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Could eco-friendly community development include solid wall insulation?

A new eco-friendly hub, that may require solid wall insulation, is being constructed in Barking. The Rivergate Centre aims to use sustainable materials during the building process to keep its carbon footprint low, while green roofs will be used to attract wildlife. It is being constructed as... More >

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Could new Middlesbrough homes include thermal insulation?

Some new homes, which may require thermal insulation, are planned for Middlesbrough. A total of 20 apartments are to be built on the former Levick House site and they will be constructed for older people and adults with learning difficulties. The Homes and Communities Agency is providing... More >

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Solid wall insulation 'aids low-cost heating'

Installing wall insulation is one of the ways in which people can keep their house as warm as possible without paying a fortune, it has been claimed. According to Triple Pundit, the rising cost of energy means more homeowners are considering new design features to keep their properties... More >

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Coleen and Wayne Rooney buy under floor heating for dogs

Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen have reportedly spent £10,000 on under floor heating for their dogs. The couple have four pooches which live in a special doggy block at their £4.5 million home in Cheshire, the Sun reports. Speaking to the news provider, a source claimed that although it was... More >

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Under floor heating 'works with the natural flexibility' of wood

Under floor heating can work well in a home with wooden boards due to the material's "natural flexibility", it has been claimed. Clare Pascoe, director of Pascoe Interiors, said wood has many uses in a house, as it can be carved to make furniture or machined into large, flat sheets to... More >

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Wall insulation 'helps heat home with single towel rail'

Wall insulation is being used to make one Edwardian house in south-east London as airtight as possible. The three-bedroom property, which was built in Balham in 1910, is being refurbished by Robert Prewett, a partner in Prewett Bizley architects, Building.co.uk reports. As part of the... More >

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Could new building development require basement insulation?

Basement insulation may be needed at a building development which will see up to 100 new and affordable homes built on the former RAF Locking site in Weston-super-Mare. An additional investment of £2.5 million has been approved by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) for the project after... More >

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Could new Lydney homes include thermal insulation?

Thermal insulation could be included in a housing development in Lydney, which has just received a financial boost. The Homes and Communities agency has approved an investment of over £5 million to build 80 affordable homes near the Federal Mogul foundry. According to the Forest of Dean... More >

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