insulation

We should be investing in whole house retrofit now – Opinion

Mark Krull, Director for LCL Awards and Logic4training, says we’re missing a trick when it comes to tackling net zero and the cost-of-living crisis: The positive news from Rishi Sunak’s speech last month is that he’s increasing Boiler Upgrade Scheme funding to £7,500. Encouraging early investors ensures that we lay a strong and informed foundation […]

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Sales of insulation surge as industry reacts to Building Regulations

National builders’ merchant Jewson has recorded an uplift in sales of its sustainable product ranges following the new Building Regulations, which apply to all construction projects in England. Seen by many as the stepping stone to the Future Homes Standard in 2025, the grace period for the new Building Regulations ended in June this year, with Part […]

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New government funding for insulation installation training

The government has announced new funding which will see energy-efficiency training courses rolled out across the country.  Training providers, such as colleges and accreditation providers, will be able to bid for a share of £8.85 million to help up to 8,000 people – whether current installers or those new to the industry – develop the […]

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New Government energy plans include BUS extension, green hydrogen and new insulation scheme

The Government has announced new plans to scale up affordable, clean, homegrown power and build green industries in Britain. The aim is to boost the country’s energy security and independence, reduce household bills for the long term and achieve net zero. After decades of reliance on importing expensive, foreign fossil fuels, the Government wants to […]

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Why insulation is a small but important part of a heat pump installation

Condensate Pro is appealing to installers to not ignore pipe insulation when fitting heat pumps. Making sure the efficiency of a heat pump installation is the best it can be, relies on the survey, design, specification, installation, commissioning, customer handover as well as service and maintenance. Dave Smith, founder of Condensate Pro, is now asking […]

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