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Lower Super Output Areas Increase

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) have now released a large increase in the number of Lower Super Output Areas. These are areas of the UK that will qualify for Carbon Saving Community Obligation (CSCo) support under the ECO element of the Green Deal. Although the information has now been released, it is not in an easily accessible format i.e. postcode areas. We are currently working on converting the information in to an easy to use format, this should be ready by Thursday and the new postcodes will be included in our CSCo Postcode Checker.

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By |March 8th, 2014|Funding, Heating, Insulation, News|Comments Off on Lower Super Output Areas Increase

Green Deal picks up pace

The government recently announced that nearly 19,000 people have arranged for Green Deal assessments to be carried out on their properties. It shows a steady growth in interest for the scheme, which was launched at the end of January. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said, “It’s still early days for this long-term initiative, but this […]

By |February 18th, 2014|Double Glazing, Funding, Heating, Insulation, News|0 Comments

£125m Green Deal cashback scheme now open

“Energy saving has never been so attractive” – that’s the message from Edward Davey today as he announced the Green Deal Cashback Scheme is open, with hundreds of pounds of cash available to householders in England and Wales who make energy saving home improvements.

Householders who use the Green Deal to make improvements such as loft […]

By |June 1st, 2013|Insulation|0 Comments

Hate rising energy costs? Green Deal with It

The Green Deal goes live today, giving people the opportunity to transform their homes by paying for energy efficient home improvements with the savings on their energy bills.

The Green Deal is the Coalition Government’s new initiative to transform Britain’s homes. With buildings in Britain among the least efficient in the world, the Green Deal gives […]

By |January 29th, 2013|Funding, Heating, Insulation, News|0 Comments

Green Deal loan rate better than expected

The much anticipated interest rates for the government’s new Green Deal scheme were confirmed last week as 6.96%. Some industry experts had feared the rates would be as high as 8%, seriously limiting the benefits for householders. But while the figure comes in at under 7%, there are still concerns that the interest rate will […]

By |January 27th, 2013|News|0 Comments

UK announces investment to IFC Catalyst Fund

The UK Government alongside the IFC, Canada and the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) is pleased to announce first close of the IFC Catalyst Fund, which has reached investment of US$281 million, (approximately £177 million). UK investment, from the UK’s International Climate Fund, is US$80 million (approximately £50 million).
What is the […]

By |January 21st, 2013|News|0 Comments

Relaxed planning on solid wall insulation to boost Green Deal

A recent revision of the planning rules has provided a positive lift for the Green Deal, with the planning regulations for solid wall insulation eased.

The visibility of solid wall insulation has been highlighted as an important factor by the energy minister, Greg Barker, who said that its application on properties could draw others into the […]

By |January 15th, 2013|Insulation, News|0 Comments

Government Green Deal cashback scheme announced

The Government Green Deal cashback scheme has recently been announced. It’s ‘first come, first served’, so apply now. Property assessments are currently being booked for December onwards. Register your interest now to help ensure measures are carried out as early as possible. Households taking up the offer should be saving money on their energy bills […]

By |April 19th, 2012|News|0 Comments