The National Insulation Association (NIA) has written a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer today calling for the £2 billion Green Homes Grant Scheme (GHG) to be extended. The association and its members have been supportive of the intervention since it was announced this summer but are concerned its short timescales will limit its success.
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Energy efficiency groups urge Chancellor to introduce street by street energy efficiency retrofit scheme
Ahead of the Economic Statement scheduled next week, nine energy efficiency industry groups have come together to write to Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, calling for the introduction of major energy efficiency stimulus within the UK economic recovery package.
Chairman of the NIA, Derek Horrocks explores how kickstarting energy efficiency could support economic stimulus programmes and get Britain moving, supporting new and existing jobs and boosting economic activity at speed and at scale. Energy Efficiency activity could get Britain moving again
NIA calls for street-by-street energy efficiency revolution to support economic recovery and protect the NHS
Improving UK homes could create 8,000 new jobs, reduce carbon emissions, drive down energy bills, alleviate fuel poverty, and save the NHS £1 billion, say the National Insulation Association (NIA) in its latest report. As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, a unique opportunity exists to accelerate the low carbon transition and build a stronger, more resilient Britain – and we can begin by kickstarting the Home Upgrade Grant Scheme promised in the 2019 Conservative Manifesto.
The National Insulation Association’s Annual Conference and Gala Dinner will take place on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham. A key event for the insulation and construction industries, the daytime conference will take as its main theme: “UK Energy Efficiency Policy: 2020 and Beyond.”
The NIA 2020 plan summarising the key areas of focus and commitment for the next twelve months. If you are interested in working with us in 2020 or becoming a member, please take the time to read the Secretariat plan and get in touch. We hope to have you on board for a year that promises to be extremely exciting and a critical phase in the development of the industry.
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A new statistical release from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy shows more than 2.5 million households were still affected
"It’s been an excellent early response and demand is high for the NIA regional briefing events with over 100 people booked already. Only 8 spaces left before a full house for Glasgow and other venues booking up fast. Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible to avoid disappointment" commented Derek Horrocks, Chairman of the NIA.
Spending on energy efficiency must be boosted into the billions if we are to tackle climate change and meet the net zero target by 2050, the chief executive of Eon UK has said.
Most housing associations have recorded an increase in people self-disconnecting to save cash
The National Insulation Association (NIA) will be holding several major briefing events across the UK during June and July. The events will provide delegates with an update on the latest information regarding Government policies, standards and initiatives and the most recent NIA activities and developments to support its members.
Public concern about climate change has hit new highs as the issue has risen up the agenda in recent months, a Government survey suggests.
Homeowners around the world are more concerned about helping the environment than ever. Unfortunately, many of them don’t know where to start. They often make investments with poor payoffs, both in terms of lowering their energy bills or carbon footprint. The good news is that you can help the environment more by being strategic.
Anuradha Singh has been appointed to the Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP). This appointment takes effect from 1 May 2019 and lasts for 3 years. The CFP advises on the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing fuel poverty and encourages greater co-ordination across the organisations working to reduce fuel poverty.
Everyone knows how important it is to have a home. It’s no surprise that being homeless is bad for a person’s health: it can even kill.