Insulation News Archive
A new report from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been published highlighting the present state of the UK's insulation installation sector and has show
A school in Blackwell, Derbyshire is set to benefit from the installation of additional loft and cavity wall insulation following a prize draw from British Gas.
The energy provide
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in partnership with Sustainable Homes has highlighted the increasing importance of registered providers to the successful launch and ongoing success of the http://www.knaufinsulation.co.uk/green_dea
People living in Halifax have been urged to ensure they are not left out of local authority funding to improve their energy efficiency by receiving free insulation installations they could qualify for at present.
Calverdale Council is keen
A new study regarding climate change has claimed there is now undeniable evidence demonstrating the impact humans have had on this process over the last 250 years.
Business Green reports the findings of the Berkeley Earth Scientific Temper
Greater investment in the development of low-carbon energy solutions will benefit the UK, it has been claimed.
Steve Radley, director of policy at manufacturer's organisation EEF, told listeners to the BBC's recent Wake Up to Money show po
Peter Hansford has been named as the government's new chief construction adviser, taking over from former position holder Paul Morrell.
Mr Hansford is currently acting chairman of the Infrastructure Steering Committee and is also a former
A number of properties in Musselburgh, Pinkie Braes in East Lothian are set to benefit from insulation improvements as part of local authority efforts to improve energy efficiency in the area.
East Lothian News reports that 71 homes have b
Homeowners across South Shields in Tyne and Wear are benefitting from a local authority project to boost the energy of homes in the area.
The £1.9 million project is being paid for by the European Regional Development Fund and is set
Local authorities in Reading are coming under increasing pressure to offer more opportunities for homeowners in the area to benefit from insulation installation
Energy and climate change minister Greg Barker has given his backing to the creation of a number of new green homes at the Lakes Estate in Milton Keynes.
The creation of new sustainable properties in Lincoln could be under threat as a result of local opposition, it has been revealed.
A small development of 13 new homes featuring high-quality insulation, rainwater harvesting and solar panels
Many people across the UK are not savvy when it comes to understanding how they can reduce their impact on the environment, it has been claimed.
According to findings from Age UK, since the 1950s there has been a decline in the percentage
Local authorities across the UK have been offered new guidance on the provision of energy efficiency upgrades for property from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Issued as part of the Home Energy Conservation Act, the gui
A new initiative from E.ON and Northampton Borough Council is set to transform the lives of homeowners across the region in the coming months, with properties to receive green upgrades.
Targeted at reducing energy bills for vulnerable memb
Carrying out simple DIY tasks around the home - such as fitting additional loft insulation - can help to provide UK property owners with a greater sense o
There are myriad tasks that can be carried out around the home that could ultimately benefit property owners in terms of boosting their sustainability and energy efficiency, it has been claimed.
Ryan Notz, chief executive of Mybuilder.com,
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has announced the launch of a new Green Deal accreditation scheme for UK tradespeople.
FMB Certification is being carried out to correspond with the provision of Competent Person Scheme Registration
The premise that delivering more sustainable properties across the UK will result in lower power usage by the population has been called into question by one sector expert.
Ryan Notz, chief executive of Mybuilder.com, said there is a parad
Leeds City Council has offered to provide a service to vulnerable individuals in its constituency who would like additional loft insulation, but are unabl
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published its latest budget figures highlighting a £400 million underspend in communications for the last fiscal year, calling into question the government's commitment to boosting sus
People living in Swansea are set to benefit from green home improvements following the launch of a new sustainability initiative from the local authority.
A £1.5 million http://www.knaufinsulation.co.uk/products/space_insula
An initiative to promote greater energy efficiency in the homes of thousands of people in Northumberland has been hailed as a success.
The Morpeth Herald reports the issue of fuel poverty and poorly insulated properties has been tackled in
The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has highlighted dangers of an incoming EU directive regarding VAT that could place a spanner in the works for the launch of the Green D
The majority of UK homeowners are intent on making sustainable improvements to their property in order to cut down on their energy usage, a new poll has revealed.
According to a study carried out by charity Age UK, 80 per cent of responden
Property owners in Somerset have been urged by the local authority to make use of subsidy programmes for insulation installations from government cash pots while they still can.
South Somerset District Council is calling on homeowners in t
The first Green Deal assessor course to officially open its doors to students has been created by PPL Training.
According to the company, a four-day course began on July 3rd and was successfully completed by eight students, with a 100 per
There is increasing pressure on UK landlords to improve the green credentials of their properties given the government's targets for carbon reduction, it has been claimed.
According to Tom Entwistle of LandlordZONE.co.uk, Westminster is se
A new sustainable home building project has been announced by Linden Homes that will see the creation of 138 new green properties in Cornwall.
World Interior Design Network reports the homes will provide excellent green credentials to even
A new £1.3 million initiative to provide energy-efficient upgrades to homes in Birmingham has been announced by the local authority.
Homeowners in the area will be able to make use of European funding to carry out free loft and cavit
The successor to the role of chairman of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has been announced as Lord Deben by energy and climate change secretary Edward Davey.
Mr Davey commented: "The CCC plays an absolutely critical role in advising
The final legislatory hurdle for the implementation of the government's upcoming flagship energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal was overcome on Monday (July 2nd) with th
The issue of fuel poverty is not the sole preserve of families and the elderly in the UK, a new report has highlighted.
A study carried out by Dr Saska Petrova of the University of Birmingham revealed that many in this age group are spendi
Social housing providers across the UK have benefited from advances in the green heating sector over recent years, with new technologies significantly boosting energy efficiency for these essential systems.
Marc Diaz, UK country manager at
Businesses across the UK have been advised of the importance of examining their energy efficiency, as this area can play an important role in reducing costs and emissions.
Kim Bryan, a spokeswoman for the Centre for Alternative Technology,