Insulation News Archive
Homeowners in west Cheshire have just the next two weeks to take part in a scheme that could bring about considerable energy efficiency improvements for those involved.
The Cheshire West Warm Zone (CWWZ) scheme is set to conclude at the en
The introduction of the reformed Part L Building Regulations in April next year will save homeowners hundreds of pounds on their energy bills, communities minister Don Foster has claimed.
He unveiled the measures yesterday (July 30th)
The energy efficiency of campus buildings at the University of Leicester is to be boosted through a new £55 million project.
A 25-year loan for the construction of a new School of Medicine, Psychology and Health Sciences has been agr
Homeowners living in the Derbyshire Dales are set to benefit from new grants for the installation of additional insulation in their property following a decision by the local authority to re-launch
More than 50 years after production was halted at Manchester's historic Tower Mill in Dukinfield, local textiles manufacturer Culimeta Saveguard has announced plans to overhaul the property and bring it back into operation.
The building is
Energy provider British Gas has announced it will be investing 20 per cent of its share of the £1.3 billion Energy Company Obligation (ECO) commitment for the improvement of UK home energy efficiency to properties in London.
Due to i
Property owners living in Mansfield are set to receive support from their local authority to carry out insulation installation improvements for their home.
Available to individuals on low inc
New government figures have highlighted a significant boost to the UK's green sector over recent years, with a £6 billion rise in 2011/12.
The Low Carbon Environmental Goods and Services (LCEGS) report from the Department for Busines
A new Church of England primary school is to be built in Oxfordshire, with the property set to feature excellent levels of insulation to keep staff and pupils warm all year round.
The £6.6 million project has received planning approv
Homeowners living in the north-east of England are set to receive additional support in reducing their energy bills, as the Warm Up North scheme has now been launched.
The £200 million initiative is open to both domestic and non-dome
Energy and climate change minister Greg Barker has announced a further £20 million investment will help to make the Green Deal as attractive as possible to UK pro
Chief executive of the National Insulation Association Neil Marshall has called on the government to increase its efforts to www.knaufinsulation.co.uk/en-gb/solutions/insulate-your-hom
Homeowners living in the villages of Yelvertoft, Lilborne and Crick in Scotland are set to receive a considerable boost to their energy efficiency.
Grants are being offered to 20 property owners in Daventry who have coal or electric h
During the last 12 months there have been a raft of businesses up and down the UK that have been disciplined by the Green Deal Oversight and Registration Body (ORB
A number of derelict properties in Liverpool's Boot Estate have been transformed via a £4 million investment from Liverpool Mutual Homes.
Liverpool council cabinet member for housing Ann O'Byrne told the Liverpool Echo: "Housing
Free insulation and boiler replacement is being offered to homeowners in Leeds under the recently-launched Wrap Up Leeds ECO initiative.
Working in partnership with developer Willmott Dixon,
The National Insulation Association (NIA) and the Energy Saving Trust (EST) are working in partnership to promote a greater uptake of insulation improvements for UK property owners.
Discounted energy in the UK could be having a detrimental impact on individuals being able to take up Green Deal loans, a sector expert has claimed.
A number of homes in Cornwall have benefited from a local authority-led scheme for the installation of additional insulation.
Cornwall Council is working in partnership with Community Energy
Tillingbourne Junior School in Chilworth, Guildford are to benefit from new plans that will see additional insulation installed at the educational establishment.
Following approval for the cr
Shadow minister for climate change Luciana Berger has responded to an open letter from the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) regarding a number of perceived flaws in the G
Plans have been approved for the construction of a number of new green homes in Youlgrave, an area renowned for its natural beauty in the Derbyshire Dales.
With a focus on utilising the latest in sustainable technologies and practices, the
A number of concerns have been raised by UK consumer watchdog Which? over the rollout of the Green Deal and the service some providers are offering to homeowners.
According to a new report from
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced the launch of its new Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), a scheme designed to promote the uptake of solar thermal panels, biomass boilers and heat pumps.
Available only to those
Hull City Council is on the lookout for new contractors to carry out Green Deal work in its constituency.
Offering residents in the area the chance to improve th
Homeowners across Scotland could save thousands of pounds following the launch of a number of government schemes to help deliver improvements in energy efficiency.
A £200 million per year fund has been created to help property owners
A new £100 million retrofit initiative to generate activity in the green building sector has been launched by BRE in partnership with Sustainable Development Capita (SDC).
Jonathan Maxwell, founding partner and chief executive of SDC
The government has been urged to "put more effort in" to making the Green Deal a success.
Richard Howson, chief executive of international development firm Caril
The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has argued in favour of the government delivering greater incentives for individuals across the UK to get involved with the Green Dea
The Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network (WREN) has been recognised for its commitment to helping homeowners in Cornwall achieve savings on their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint.
Named community energy award winner at th
With the latest government figures highlighting a lack of support and interest in the Green Deal, one sector expert has outlined his stance on the issues holding back t
Far from being a panacea to the green issues of the UK, one sustainable industry expert has claimed the government's flagship energy efficiency scheme the Green Deal co
Homeowners and tenants in Macedon are benefiting from the launch of a new scheme aimed at stamping out fuel poverty in their area.
Organised by Power NI, the initiative is one of many schemes being run by local authorities up and down the