Friday 25 March, BBC breakfast featured Climate Week on its morning bulletin. At 2 mins into the interview, the benefits of insulation measures received excellent exposure from a leading consumer journalist.
Feature on how to reduce your energy bills recommending the NIA as a place to seek advice.
7 October 2009 – Design by Build – Making Homes Meet the Energy Efficiency Grade
An article recommending that householders insulate their homes to reduce their carbon footprint, with advice from the NIA.
18 September 2009 – Cambridge News – Warm Up To Saving Energy
Major feature with advice from the National Insulation Association regarding loft and cavity wall insulation.
July 2009 – Selfbuilder & Homemaker – Energy Wasters
Full page feature with advice from the National Insulation Association including quotes from Neil Marshal chief executive.
8 June 2009 – The Guardian – The First Lind of Attack is Always a Good Defence
Feature on insulating your home to save money on fuel bills including quotes from the National Insulation Association.
April 2009 – Grand Designs – Sustainable Renovation
A feature on making older homes eco-friendly,recommending the NIA as the first point of call for advice on insulations levels and techniques.
3 March 2009 – The Daily Telegraph Supplement – Insulate and save
A 16 page tabloid Heating & Insulation supplement with a half page article from the NIA advising of the savings made through insulation and also comments in a separate article advising homeowners to contact the NIA when considering insulation.
March 2009 – Grand Designs – Warm Front; with another year of rising energy costs on your cards, now’s the perfect time to insulate your home.
A major feature with advice from the NIA regarding loft and cavity wall insulation. The article recommends readers to get a free home insulation survey from an NIA member.
Nov 14th 08 – The Times: Warm Front Approaching – how to insulate an awkward home.
Within a major feature on insulation this Times Journalist recommends the National Insulation Association as the place to go to seek advice.
Oct – 08 - Move Or Improve reports on home insulation.
Within this well known renovation magazine’s insulation feature, the public is advised to make contacting the NIA the first step when considering any home insulation.
Oct – 08 - Roof Cladding and Insulation magazine
Report on the NIA’s reaction to recent government announcements on further money for insulation grants.
Sept 24th 08 - Teesdale Mercury warns against bogus traders
Following the announcement of insulation grants Durham Police warns householders to be aware of bogus traders and advises public to contact National Insulation Association to safeguard themselves when considering insulation measures.
Sept 2008 – BBC's The One Show talks about grants available under the Carbon Emissions Reductions Target and the financial benefits of the insulation. NIA helped with research on figures
The Sunday Telegraph 31st August - reported on ways to green up your house. Within the article they insulation took three of the top spots for the best ways to achieve energy efficiency.
"Loft insulation is the single most cost-efficient way of reducing your heating bills and carbon emissions"... "Insulation is entering a new era."
June/July 2008 various regional newspapers reported: Insulation – it's the sensible option
"It's a commonly held misconception that insulating a home can be a costly process which takes years to reap rewards. The NIA has set out to reveal the truth about how inexpensive it can be and how quickly it can pay for itself."
Lancashire Evening Telegraph 20th August – Insulate to offset rise in gas prices
"Following the recent energy price increases by British Gas, he NIA urges householders to insulate without delay."
The Sunday Express on 27 April 2008 asked the NIA about Tesco's plans to provide home insulation and the energy efficiency of the UK's housing stock:
More than 13 million homes have inadequate loft insulation, according to the NIA, and nine million cavity walls are not insulated. More and more people are insulating their homes because they realise that by minimising heat loss they will ultimately save money on their bills.
Neil Marshall, CEO of the National Insulation Association, is interviewed live on Insight Radio on 19th February 2008 about the importance of insulating your home and how to go about finding a reputable installer through the NIA.
"How can we improve our insulation and seriously reduce energy costs? By topping up insulation or starting from scratch if things are really bad, the amount of energy required to heat homes could be reduced quite considerably, saving up to 25% on fuel bills."
Self Storage in January 2008 reported:
"Home insulation is the best way to reduce your carbon footprint. CEO of the National Insulation Association, Neil Marshall, said that insulating is a better method of saving energy than "behavioural measures" such as turning the central heating down slightly, because it can 'last forever'."