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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.

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NIA Annual Conference and Gala Dinner: 22 April 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


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


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


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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NIA Regional Briefings almost full


"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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Spend billions on energy efficiency, urges Eon’s CEO


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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Fuel poverty forces people to switch off power and heating


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

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NIA to host regional briefing events


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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‘Four-fifths worried about climate change’ as public concern hits new high


Public concern about climate change has hit new highs as the issue has risen up the agenda in recent months, a Government survey suggests.

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Prioritizing Improvements To Slash Your Carbon Footprint And Energy Bill


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.

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New member of the Committee on Fuel Poverty appointed


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.

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Four simple ways landlords and letting agents can make life better for tenants


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.

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Renters could save hundreds of pounds on their energy bills thanks to this new law


Renters could save hundreds of pounds on their energy bills thanks to this new law

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End fuel poverty by 2032, Scottish Government urged


Labour will attempt to amend legislation currently going through the Scottish Parliament. Labour is demanding the Scottish Government be more ambitious in its efforts to tackle fuel poverty by pledging to eradicate the problem entirely by 2032.

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London homes ‘most energy efficient in the country’


A new report suggests people living in Tower Hamlets, Greenwich and the City of London pay among the lowest bills in England and Wales

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New Room in Roof Insulation and External Wall Insulation Industry Documents


New Room in Roof Insulation and External Wall Insulation Industry Documents for PAS2030:2017 and ECO

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Millions to see energy bills rise in April as energy price cap jumps £117


From 1 April, the levels of the default tariff price cap will increase by 10% - while the pre-payment meter cap will rise by £106 to reflect higher costs.

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NIA raises awareness of insulation measures


Green GB Week is designed to highlight the opportunities clean growth offers the UK and raise understanding of how business and the public can contribute to tackling climate change.

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