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‘Short-sighted’ ECO cuts will hit tenants

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 25, 2014

Consultation responses reveal sector’s initial reaction to DECC plans

25/04/2014 | By Pete Apps – Inside Housing

Plans to reduce green subsidies are ‘short-sighted in the extreme’, will leave social housing tenants worse off and waste ‘significant investment’ in insulation projects.

These are the responses to a Department of Energy and Climate Change consultation which closed last week on plans to reduce energy companies’ targets to insulate the homes of poor and vulnerable customers.

The British Property Federation said the proposal to cut back the £1.3 billion-a-year energy company obligation funding ‘will increase the number of people struggling with
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Wetherby one of the UK’s Top 5 Fastest Growing Companies!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 13, 2014

North-West based Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, the leading manufacturer and distributor of external wall insulation systems (EWI), is the UK’s fourth fastest growing private company, as revealed in today’s Sunday Times Profit Track 100.

The Sunday Times Profit Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s top 100 private companies with the fastest growing profits and after appearing in the table for the first time last year, ranked 96, Wetherby has shot up the table to fourth, after celebrating its best ever year. A phenomenal 12 months has seen the company’s turnover rocket from £18.4m to £61m, with profits increasing by
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Wetherby shines on the small screen … again!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 9, 2014

Wetherby has experienced another five minutes of fame as its products appeared once again on the BBC One series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’ on Thursday 6th March 2014.

When the programme producers called looking for companies to supply products and services to help a family in Doncaster, Wetherby happily obliged. This is the fourth such project they’ve been involved in over the last 5 years and marketing director Anne-Marie Armstrong enthused “it’s rewarding to know that we’re able to help such worthwhile causes”. An ambitious project, the DIY SOS team embarked on a challenge to build a two storey
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In a first for the industry, Wetherby Building Systems, the leading manufacturer and distributor of external wall insulation (EWI), has launched a new mineral render which will significantly reduce installation times for contractors and installers, revolutionising external rendering in the UK.


Unlike anything currently available in the UK, Wetherby’s EpsiCoat Mineral Render PLUS has been specifically designed to combat the issues associated with installing EWI in damp and humid conditions. To ensure the successful application of external render, it needs to be installed in the right atmospheric conditions; if the conditions are too wet,
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