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Wall insulation improves efficiency of water tower

Wall insulation was a key part of the energy efficiency renovations recently made to a water tower in Congleton. Andy Critchlow, a director at AEW Architects, bought the structure for £100,000 and adapted it to become more sustainable. It is now a 21st-century eco-home valued at... More >

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Aberdeen City Council offers free thermal insulation

Loft and cavity wall insulation is being offered to all residents in the city of Aberdeen for free. Every homeowner in the region can receive the thermal insulation and applications can be received until March 31st or until there is no more funding. Heating insulation will also be wrapped around... More >

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Harrogate residents can receive free wall insulation

Loft and cavity wall insulation are being provided to people in the Harrogate district for free, after the borough council joined forces with the Yorkshire Energy Partnership. The Wrapping up Yorkshire initiative will improve the thermal insulation qualities of residences in the district, helping... More >

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New Think Low Carbon Centre demonstrates innovative under floor heating

Construction companies and students will be able to learn about thermal insulation and other sustainable building techniques in a new facility at Barnsley College. The £4.2 million Think Low Carbon Centre, at the educational establishment's Honeywell site, will showcase energy efficient... More >

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Thermal insulation 'should be primary concern' during renovations

Investing in new insulation is crucial when renovating a home to make it more energy efficient, one eco design consultant has argued. Oliver Heath, who runs, claimed products such as thermal insulation are "the best place you can spend your money" when planning... More >

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Thermal insulation to feature in Nottingham offices

High levels of thermal insulation will benefit a £3 million office development at which construction has just begun, the Nottingham Post reports. This structure is for bishops and staff at the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham and will contain conference facilities, meeting rooms and open... More >

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Energy Saving Trust: Wall insulation grants are available

Grants are available around the UK to fund the cost of installing loft and cavity wall insulation, it has been said. Housing strategy manager at the Energy Saving Trust David Weatherall noted vulnerable members of the community can receive assistance with thermal insulation measures through the... More >

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Energy companies 'are promoting thermal insulation'

Energy suppliers are "falling over themselves" to give their consumers "great deals" on thermal insulation and similar products. This is according to energy efficiency expert Kevin Sears, who said despite this, power companies are finding it difficult to raise... More >

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British Gas offers £50 for wall insulation referrals

People who refer vulnerable adults to British gas for free loft and cavity wall insulation will now receive a cash bonus. The utility company is to give members of the public £50 every time they refer a person on qualifying benefits to its free thermal insulation offer, while the recipient of... More >

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Thermal insulation 'at heart of government's strategy'

Thermal insulation and other energy saving measures have been put at the heart of the government's strategy, secretary of state for energy and climate change Edward Davey has announced. In a meeting at The John Lewis Partnerships' Peter Jones store in London's Sloane Square with... More >

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South Tyneside Homes makes £1.8m thermal insulation investment

South Tyneside Homes has invested £1.8 million into improving the thermal insulation qualities of its housing. Loft insulation will be fitted to more than 500 roofs in the district, with dwellings at Horsley Hill, Hebburn, South Shields, Whitburn, Jarrow and Biddick Hall set to benefit,... More >

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Retail space conversions 'will involve numerous changes'

Converting retail space to residential properties can have financial benefits and breathe life back into the UK's high streets, but such properties are likely to require a raft of changes to make them habitable. This is according to the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA), which has... More >

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Welsh scheme bringing wall insulation to deprived areas

The Welsh government has spent over £60 million on fitting homes with loft and wall insulation and other energy efficiency measures through its Arbed scheme. Responding to questions from readers of the South Wales Evening Post, environment minister John Griffiths said phase one of Arbed has... More >

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Energy efficient homes 'popular with occupants'

Residents of homes fitted with energy efficiency measures such as loft and wall insulation are generally very satisfied with their property. The NHBC Foundation conducted research into attitudes towards energy efficient homes and found the lower energy bills and internal temperatures make occupants... More >

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Somerset initiative offers wall insulation

Homeowners in the south-west town of Frome are being encouraged to take advantage of a scheme that provides free loft and wall insulation to suitable properties. The Warm Streets initiative, run by the Centre for Sustainable Energy, is offering the efficiency measure to homes in the Mendip District... More >

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Loft and cavity wall insulation 'popular energy efficiency measures'

Loft and cavity wall insulation are the most popular energy efficiency measures used by households attempting to save energy. According to figures from, 82 per cent of those who have made improvements to their homes have fitted insulation in the loft, while 49 per cent have added cavity... More >

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