Apollo Energy Research
Knauf Insulation reviews the latest DECC Green Deal statistics that demonstrate, due to the lack of any real incentive to encourage uptake amongst householders, tackling 14 million homes to reach the governments targets could take over 200 years. Cashback should be broadened from just Green Deal to all boiler and insulation retrofits.
Knauf Insulation new Supafil CarbonPlus blown glass mineral wool is specifically designed for installation into narrow cavities below 50mm, offering major on-site practicalities plus top thermal performance with full BBA certification. With around 535,000 properties in the UK containing narrow cavities, Supafil CarbonPlus provides a route to ECO funding through the hard-to-treat category.
Insulated external walls are an effective way to prevent energy loss from all types of property. Ged Ferris, Marketing Manager at Cembrit discusses the incorporation of render-backer board, as a substrate in such constructions. With an increase in demand for lightweight external cladding systems, installers need to be up to date on the installation of render-backer boards. If specified, and installed correctly, a monolithic finish that is thermally efficient and a pleasing to the eye ...
Jayne Law, MBE, Dow Building Solutions argues that DECC initiatives such as the Green Deal and ECO offer construction companies a great platform for innovation if they are willing to embrace it.
Built-in wall insulation CavityTherm from Xtratherm has been installed in Code Level 4 homes as part of the £6.4m AIMC4 project.