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NIA responds to the Sixth Carbon Budget

01/09/2020

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 buildings through a fabric first approach; by 2030, just over a third of emissions abatement should come through the installation of energy efficiency improvements.

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The NIA welcomes extension to the Green Homes Grant scheme

18/11/2020

Reaction to Prime Minister's Ten Point Plan

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NATIONAL INSULATION ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR GREEN HOMES GRANT SCHEME TO BE EXTENDED

12/10/2020

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.

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National Insulation Association Virtual Conference/Workshops 2020

01/09/2020

Sponsored by CoreLogic UK, the hugely popular event is the UK’s leading event for insulation professionals.

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Energy efficiency groups urge Chancellor to introduce street by street energy efficiency retrofit scheme

03/07/2020

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.

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BLOG

29/06/2020

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

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NIA calls for street-by-street energy efficiency revolution to support economic recovery and protect the NHS

29/06/2020

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.

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NIA Annual Conference and Gala Dinner: 22 April 2020

17/02/2020

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.”

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NIA announces exciting new plan for 2020

27/11/2019

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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National Insulation Association (NIA) announces new secretariat

07/10/2019

National Insulation Association announces new secretariat - Ecuity Consulting LLP (Ecuity)

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Nearly 11% of English households ‘were still in fuel poverty in 2017

13/06/2019

A new statistical release from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy shows more than 2.5 million households were still affected

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Spend billions on energy efficiency, urges Eon’s CEO

04/06/2019

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.

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NIA Regional Briefings almost full

11/06/2019

"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.

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Fuel poverty forces people to switch off power and heating

04/06/2019

Most housing associations have recorded an increase in people self-disconnecting to save cash

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NIA to host regional briefing events

30/05/2019

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.

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