Monthly Archives: January 2013

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