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Green Deal Finance Company Funding To End

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 23, 2015

The Government has announced today that it will provide no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company.

The Government will also stop any future funding releases of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. Although existing Green Deal finance plans will be protected, the Government is in effect scrapping the Green Deal.

The Government confirmed however that the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme will continue to provide energy efficiency support to households this year. They have also announced that they will work with the building industry and consumer groups to review household energy efficiency schemes and develop new policies that
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Celebrating Women in Construction

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 16, 2015

There’s always been a perception that ‘construction is a man’s world’ of heavy manual labour, but those who work in the industry know that’s not always the case and the training team at Wetherby works hard to offer equal opportunities to the next generation of building professionals, and educate them on the variety of careers that exist within the sector, regardless of their gender.

As the UK’s leading EWI manufacturer, Wetherby feels it’s important to reach students while they are still researching options available to them, which is why the company works closely with colleges and universities across the country,
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Wetherby responds to Zero Carbon Hub Report

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 13, 2015

Wetherby posts response to Zero Carbon Hub Report – ‘Overheating in Homes – The Big Picture’

Wetherby Building Systems, the leading provider of solid wall insulation (SWI) systems, is warning of the misleading nature of some comments within a new report published by the Zero Carbon Hub in June.

The report argued that retrofitting homes with energy efficiency measures, including wall insulation, is contributing to homes overheating. While addressing the issue of overheating homes is an important one, insulation cannot be considered a cause.

Commenting on the contentious issue, Joe Ragdale, technical manager for Wetherby, said: “The way insulation works
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Wirral Residents Get Comfy!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 9, 2015

Hundreds of residents across Merseyside are benefitting from more money in their pockets each month, warmer homes and an attractive estate to live on, following a makeover from Wetherby Building Systems.

Responsible for more than 12,000 properties, Magenta Living is the largest registered provider of affordable homes on the Wirral and its building services team has pledged a long term commitment to thermally upgrading its housing stock.

Having already transformed 1,000 properties with the installation of external wall insulation (EWI), funded via the government’s Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP) scheme, Magenta Living has experienced the benefits that this
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