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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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.
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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 >
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 >
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.
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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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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.
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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 >
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 >
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 >
Installing thermal insulation under the floor can be a good way to prevent heat loss, it has been claimed.
Todd Roe, of Bloedorn Lumber Company in the US, told the North Platte Telegraph that people often overlook this home improvement.
The expert recommended individuals take the time to... More >