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Wetherby achieve PAS 2030:2012 accreditation

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 25, 2013

Wetherby are delighted to announce their recent certification to PAS 2030:2012 which officially deems them an accredited Green Deal & ECO Installer.

The British Board of Agrement (BBA), an official UKAS accredited body providing Green Deal certification, carried out a thorough audit of Wetherby’s management systems and also attended sites applying the Wetherby External Wall Insulation System at different stages, to assess the application methods.

PAS 2030:2012 is the specification required under the Green Deal and ECO initiative to install energy efficiency measures (EEM) to existing buildings. Compliance to this PAS document is required by The Department for
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Demolition Avoided With Wetherby Refurbishment

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 25, 2013

Gascoyne Estate, Hackney is home to four 10-storey tower blocks managed by Hackney Homes in east London. These blocks were constructed in the 1960’s where little or no attention was paid to thermal insulation. This rendered the flats cold, damp and costly to keep warm.

Now thanks to Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, the UK market leader in the manufacture and distribution of insulated render systems, the thermally inefficient tower blocks have been transformed into modern, insulated, energy efficient homes. New external wall insulation installed by Renocon Ltd, along with other energy efficiency measures, have significantly brought down the
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Planning permission rules relaxed on EWI to help boost Green Deal

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 11, 2013

The Government announced the decision to relax planning rules for solid wall insulation yesterday in a move to encourage the take up of the Green Deal.

Energy minister Greg Barker and his department agreed a clarification to planning rules with colleagues in the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), which will mean that the majority of solid wall insulation installations will not require planning permission.

Mr Barker commented: “It’s really the solid wall market that is going to be most impacted by the Green Deal. From the get go we will have a transformation in solid wall installation
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