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Summary – Scottish Government Heat in Buildings Proposals

Summary – Scottish Government Heat in Buildings Proposals Yesterday, the Scottish Government published two consultations setting out its long-term regulatory…
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November 2023 Newsletter

Hello and Welcome Firstly, thank you for your continued support for the NIA. This year has seen over 1700 referrals…
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Heat Strategy for Wales

Heat strategy for Wales | GOV.WALES Closing Date: 8 November 2023 Response submitted by: National Insulation Association For more information,…
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Energy Performance Certificate reform consultation

Energy Performance Certificate reform consultation - Scottish Government consultations - Citizen Space Closing Date: 16 October 2023 Response submitted by:…
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Proposed amendments to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme Regulations

Proposed amendments to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme Regulations - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Closing Date: 12 October 2023 Response submitted by: National…
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NIA calls on Government to release SHDF Wave 3 in Autumn Statement

The government’s recent steps back on green policies are a cause for concern in successfully decarbonising the UK’s homes. Speaking…
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Energy Company Obligation schemes: Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) and Reduced Data SAP (RdSAP) amendments

Energy Company Obligation schemes: Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) and Reduced Data SAP (RdSAP) amendments - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Closing Date: 11…
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Energy Security and Net Zero Committee Call for Evidence: Heating our Homes

Call for evidence - Committees - UK Parliament Closing Date: 25 August 2023 Response submitted by: National Insulation Association For…
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Net Zero APPG Myth Busting Report – NIA Policy Summary

The Net Zero All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has published a report aimed at dispelling myths and misinformation surrounding the…
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Climate Change Committee – 2023 Progress Report to Parliament

On 28th June 2022, the Climate Change Committee published their Annual Progress Report to Parliament. The CCC have reviewed the…
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Meeting or Missing the Milestones: Committee on Fuel Poverty Annual Report 2023

Introduction The Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP) has published their latest annual report today, which assesses progress towards the Government’s…
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Ofgem’s Administration Consultation: Great British Insulation Scheme and ECO4 Amendment

Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan (www.gov.scot) Closing Date: 16 June 2023 Response submitted by: National Insulation Association For…
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NIA forms new National Home Decarbonisation Group to drive quality retrofit at scale

Welcome to your regular NIA update. Read on to find out about some exciting new developments, including the successful formation…
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NIA forms new National Home Decarbonisation Group to drive quality retrofit at scale

We are delighted to announce the formation of a new membership organisation, the National Home Decarbonisation Group (NHDG), with a…
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PAS 2030/2035 Draft for Public Comment

The NIA is generally supportive of the revisions to PAS 2035/2030. We believe that high quality standards are essential to…
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Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan

Draft Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan (www.gov.scot) Closing Date: 9 May 2023 Response submitted by: National Insulation Association For…
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NIA Members Newsletter 27/04/2023

Welcome to your regular NIA update. Read on to find out where you can download the slides presented by Scottish…
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NIA’s Supply Chain Capacity Event | 19th April 2023

Thank you all of those who came along the NIA’s Supply Chain Capacity event on 19 April 2023. It was…
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Budget 2023 Summary

The Budget’s focus was around delivering on the Government’s key commitments to halve inflation and increase energy security. The Chancellor…
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NIA Just Transition to Net Zero Wales Response

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NIA Members Newsletter 10.03.23

Welcome to your regular NIA update, which comes at an exciting and busy time for the NIA and our members.…
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New Government Departments and Reshuffle

Today (7th of February) the Prime Minister has created four new government departments. These changes are focused on the Prime Minister’s…
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National Insulation Association Letter of representation Spring Statement

It is important that the NIA represent industry and help to inform government and policy. Take a look at the…
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NIA Members – E-Brief 23/01/2023

NIA Members – E-Brief 23/01/2023 Welcome to your first NIA update of 2023, which comes at the beginning of what…
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Opportunity for NIA members to access support for NVQ Certificates in Insulation & Building Treatments

The NIA wish you all a Happy New Year! We’re looking forward to 2023 we’re sure it’s set to be…
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Energy Company Obligation

Energy Company Obligation ECO+: 2023 – 2026: Click here to view Closing Date: 23 December 2023 Response submitted by: National…
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ECO+ Consultation Response

The NIA will represent its members by responding to the ECO+ Consultation on your behalf. You are invited to join…
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Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

The Chancellor’s Autumn Financial Statement, delivered yesterday, contained a strong emphasis on energy efficiency and energy security. The Chancellor stated…
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NIA News – E-Brief : Welsh Government Approved Document L (Conservation of Fuel and Power, Volume 2: Buildings other than dwellings)

The Welsh Government has this week published a new set of Approved Documents on how to comply with Part L…
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The Homes Decarbonisation Skills Training Competition and the Government’s Energy Bill Relief Scheme

£9.2 million funding available to train in the energy efficiency, building retrofit and low carbon heating sectors The Department for Business,…
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NIA News – E-Brief : Liz Truss’ Energy Support Package and an update about ECO4 and SHDF

A Summary of the Support Package Liz Truss’ announcement for supporting households and businesses has been announced today. Key implications…
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NIA News – E-Brief : Liz Truss appointed as Prime Minister, summary of her policy positions.

Liz Truss has officially been appointed Prime Minister with 57.4% of the vote. Here is a brief email summary of…
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Fiona Chestnutt, Policy Advisor, featured on BBC Radio 4 ‘You & Yours’ Energy Special

I was delighted to join Winifred Robinson on Radio 4’s ‘Yours and Yours’ on Monday 15th August, to speak on…
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NIA News – E-Brief

Phase 3b of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) is due to open to applications in September 2022 and up…
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NIA News – E-Brief

As promised, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released guidance for the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund…
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NIA News – E-Brief

Updated Approved Document F1 - Ventilation  Building Regulation Approved Document F (AD F) has been updated for England and Wales.…
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NIA celebrate the work of the insulation sector at its Parliamentary Day 2022

Energy efficiency industry gathers for the National Insulation Association’s first Parliamentary Event at the prestigious Pavilion Terrace, House of Commons.   …
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Updated Government VAT Guidance

From 1st April 2022 until 31st March 2027, a zero rate VAT applies to the installation of certain specified energy-saving…
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Industry Calls on Government to Do More to Prevent Homes From Falling into Fuel Poverty

Following the lack of focus on Energy Efficiency in the Government's Energy Security Strategy yesterday, the National Insulation Association has…
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British Energy Security Strategy

British Energy Security Strategy The Government has published its Energy Security Strategy today as part of its plans to boost…
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Government Response to ECO Consultation

At the beginning of April 2022, after receiving a total of 144 responses, the UK Government published its response to…
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NIA Parliamentary Day – 06 June 2022

The first, beginning at 15:30, will be our AGM, which will be an exclusive, members-only session. This will be followed…
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Opportunities for NIA Members

Further to a wider collaboration between the NIA and the Greater South East Energy Hub, we are delighted to be…
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SWIGA AGM Invitation – Birmingham – 31st March 2022

NIA members are invited to the Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency’s (SWIGA) latest event on 31st March 2022 at the…
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Government Response to Public Account Committee’s Damning Report on the Green Homes Grant

In December 2021, the Public Accounts Committee published a report on the Green Homes Grant, detailing how it had 'underperformed…
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NIA supports open Letter from the ADE to cut green VAT

The National Insulation Association has supported the ADE and the wider sector in calling for a reduction in the VAT…
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Provisions for the end of ECO3

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has provided an update on the Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) End…
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Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund awards £179 million

First wave of Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund allocates £179 million to 69 projects   With energy efficiency improvements being one of the…
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Building Regulation Updates

Building Regulation Updates There have been a number of policy updates in December so far which may be of interest…
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We are part of the 19 organisations whose letter to Ministers re Green Homes Grant is covered in today’s Guardian.

Chancellor must make the right decision next week! Today's article in the Guardian reads: "Members of the renewable energy industry…
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Chancellor urged not to derail green recovery by scrapping Green Home Grants

19 organisations representing or working within the energy efficiency and low carbon heating sector have written to Government Ministers, highlighting…
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Professional Indemnity Insurance Survey

Professional Indemnity Insurance is emerging as a serious barrier to the recovery of the UK construction industry as it bounces…
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The NIA is delighted to announce its partnership with Think Construction Skills

The partnership will exclusively offer members 400 heavily subsidised places on their NVQ level 2 courses in Insulation and Building…
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Letter to the Construction Sector from Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng

The Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has written…
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An update on the Private Rented Sector (PRS) Regulatory Consultation

Despite the unconventional start, 2021 has already been pinpointed as a year of climate action with the delayed COP26 summit due to…
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The NIA welcomes extension to the Green Homes Grant scheme

The Prime Minister has announced his long-awaited Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, which is thought to be…
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National Insulation Association calls for green homes grant scheme to be extended

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has written a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer today calling for the £2 billion Green…
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The Green Homes Grant Scheme

The National Insulation Association's Guide to the Green Homes Grant Scheme: what we know so far Become a Green Homes…
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Press Release NIA welcomes launch of the Green Homes Grant Voucher scheme

The National Insulation Association has welcomed the formal opening of applications to the Green Homes Grant Voucher Scheme on 30th…
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National Insulation Association welcomes the Sixth Carbon Budget – the world’s first roadmap for a fully decarbonised economy.

The Committee on Climate Change has today called for a reduction in emissions from buildings through a fabric first approach;…
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Ensuring Customer Care Is At The Heart of The Green Homes Grant

PRESS RELEASE The National Insulation Association (NIA) welcomes the Chancellor’s summer economic statement which announced a £3 billion green jobs…

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