National Insulation Association calls on government to extend £2bn Green Homes Grant

The body’s concerns stem from the lifespan of the initiative which is considered to be too short to deliver the ambitious government’s target of 600,000 homes

‘Improving energy efficiency of UK homes could save the NHS £1bn’

Deep retrofit upgrades for low-income households could offer a saving of £329 per year on their energy bills, according to a report

Insulators slate ECO rules as “major burden”

The rules set by regulator Ofgem for the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) have been slated as a “major burden” on the whole industry from power suppliers to insulators. At a roundtable discussion on the energy saving scheme ECO yesterday, Tony Hardiman, Chair of the National Insulation Association (NIA) told ELN rules have bumped up admin […]

Insulation body welcomes Energy Act

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has welcomed the “setting in stone” of legal framework for the Green Deal after the Energy Act was officially approved yesterday. The insulation body says that now policies such as the Green Deal, which will offer consumers loans to install insulation measures, and the Energy Company Obligation which takes over […]