Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

Over 70s clamour for free insulation

Demand for free insulation is up by 25%, following the government's introduction of free loft and cavity wall insulation for all homeowners and private tenants over 70.
The Heat Project has reported record applications to the insulation scheme since the new criteria came in under the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT). The offer is part of the government's efforts to reduce fuel poverty and cold-related suffering in the vulnerable.

By correctly insulating a property, essentially making it warmer in winter and cooler in the summer, loft and cavity wall insulation can save the average property over £250 in wasted energy costs and nearly three tonnes of CO2 on an annual basis through reducing the amount of heat lost through the home.

Set up in 1997, The Heat Project was designed to ease the burden of Local Authority Energy Officers, enabling them to meet their councils home energy conservation requirements with the minimum of effort

The Heat Project has been insulating homes across Britain since 1997, helping to reduce the carbon footprint and energy costs of over 300,000 properties to date.

Paul Johnson, director of operations at the Heat Project said:
'We are naturally delighted to have had such a positive response rate to our recent announcement regarding the free insulation available to the over 70s.

'Our primary concern has always been to ensure better living conditions as a result of the cost savings and physical benefits of loft and cavity wall insulation, and we only hope that homeowners and private tenants continue to contact us and apply for what they are entitled to.'

30 January 2008


Already Registered?
Not Yet Registered?

Vaillant team reflects on future of hydrogen

With one of its first certificated 100% hydrogen boilers now in place at the H21 test site in South Bank, Middlesbrough, the team from Vaillant involved with its installation and testing reflect on what it means to the industry, and what the results ...


Products & services to lower carbon to Net Zero in any and all buildings

Contact Rinnai today for free training and design support / free CPDs – simply email or Tel 0300 373 0660 for consultation with sustainability specialists....


If you need to open a Solenoid Valve manually, you need a SVOM!

If you need to open a Solenoid Valve manually, you need a SVOM!
Heating & Ventilating Review is the number one magazine in the HVAR industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to HVR