Insulation News Archive
Free cavity wall and loft insulation is being offered to Somerset residents keen to improve the energy efficiency of their home.
Homeowners in Ryedale are being encouraged to act swiftly if they wish to make use of grants for energy-saving improvements to their property.
Local publication the Gazette & Herald reports more than 500 homes across the area have alre
Cambridge City Council is inviting tenders for contractors to carry out up to £85 million of home improvements for properties across its jurisdiction.
The local authority is set to embark on an ambitious five-year plan to boost the e
The £8 million GoWarm scheme in Stockton that has helped to insulate hundreds of homes across the area in recent years has been hailed a considerable suc
UK business standards organisation BSI has announced an update to its Green Deal standard in order to bring its advice in line with government best practice.
Launched at the end of January, the Green Deal is the government's newest energy
Eight of the UK's largest insulation installation and energy efficiency companies - including Knauf Insulation - have sent an open letter to comm
The European Commission (EC) has come under fire following its decision to take the UK government to court over its stance on VAT for energy-saving materials as part of the Green Deal.
Building.co.uk reports a member of the European Parlia
An open day has been held for individuals keen to make their home more energy efficient in Barnsley.
The event was organised by Barnsley College's Low Carbon Centre and took place on Sunday (February 24th), local publication The Star repor
Property owners across the UK have been urged to insulate their property in order to boost their energy efficiency and cut bills.
With this in mind, Ric
Tenants in City West Housing Trust homes in Eccles are being treated to energy efficiency improvements, including free loft and cavity wall insulation upgrades.
Insulation installation and the use of other green materials will play a key role in the government's move towards the introduction of more zero-car
Environmental charity Groundwork has unveiled plans to offer advice to Brits on how the Green Deal could best benefit them.
Chief executive of the organisation Sir Tony Hawkhead told Business Green that he hopes the Green Deal will have a
With more than four million properties across the UK now featuring a conservatory or extension, homeowners have been advised of the benefits of adequately insulating these areas of the home.
Easier Property reports http://www.knau
Landlords in London are set to benefit from a new £2 million investment that will see properties fitted with additional home insulation.
The European Commission (EC) has today (February 21st) revealed it plans to take the UK government to court in a bid to force Westminster officials to charge the full level of VAT for sustainable materials and energy-saving goods.
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has called on the chancellor George Osborne to provide more funds for the delivery of more new energy-efficient homes across the UK.
Brian Berry, chief executive of the FMB, said there is a growing n
A new scheme has been launched by Foundations to help property owners in the London borough of Newham to tackle cold-related health issues by offering grants for the installation of energy-saving measures.
Local publication the Newham Reco
Caerphilly homes have received £20 million of investment in order to bring these properties up to a suitable standard of energy efficiency, it has been claimed.
Following a year-long project to boost sustainability in Gwent, up to 60
Gisburn Festival Hall in Lancashire has received a £36,000 grant from its local authority for the improvement of energy efficiency.
Insulation installation and the
Nationwide has announced it is launching a new finance package that will aim to rival the Green Deal in offering homeowners funds to carry out energy-efficient upgrades to their property.
Green Wise Business reports the Green Additional Bo
The prime minister has stated that the Coalition's energy policy is targeted more at helping individuals across the UK to bring down their energy bills than it is about the green agenda.
David Cameron told attendees of a speech while on th
The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) is encouraging members of the public to write to the government to highlight their support for more green initiatives to help tackle the UK's carbon output.
According to the organisation, members of t
The European Commission has announced it is to offer additional funding to help the UK's Green Deal to help more members of the public to embrace energy-efficient improvements to their home.
A £600 million investment in the scheme ha
A new poll from YouGov has highlighted the extent of the lack of knowledge among the general public regarding the government's new flagship energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal.
According to YouGov's findings, 61 per cent of Brits have
Energy and climate change minister Edward Davey has claimed he will be making full use of the government's new flagship energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal in the coming months.
He told attendees of a webchat on the Mumsnet website thi
The Energy Saving Trust has revealed how a more targeted approach to marketing products under the Green Deal banner will mean a far greater take-up of sustainable measures in the years ahead.
According to the organisation, up to one-third
An open letter has been addressed to secretary of state for communities and local government Eric Pickles and minister for building regulations Don Foster accusing the pair failing to provide an impetus for boosting energy efficiency standards in
Homeowners across the UK keen to increase the value of their property in the current financial climate have been advised that insulation installation
Social landlord Riverside is calling on its tenants to sign up to take part in the government's newest flagship energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal.
According to the organisation, the landlord has given its permission for those residin
Landlords across the UK could be set to embrace the government's new flagship energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal, it has been revealed.
According to the National Landlords Association (NLA), http://www.knaufinsulation.co.uk/e
This year's Greenbuild Expo will be taking place on May 8th and 9th and visitors will have the chance to discuss the government's recently launched energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal.
Set to be held at Manchester Central and returning
David Cameron has stated the intention for the launch of the Green Deal was not for a massive campaign and flurry of activity, but a slow build-up of demand.
The prime minister addressed concerns raised by some members of the insulation an
Director of the National Home Improvement Council Andrew Leech has claimed that while the Green Deal is undoubtedly a positive step towards greener homes in the UK, the scheme will not be suitable for everybody.
He stated: "[The] Green Dea
New research from Energy Action Scotland has highlighted the growing need for homes in Scotland to receive additional loft and cavity wall treatments.
According to the organisation, properties in Scotland are three times more likely to be