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Join us at GreenBuild Expo!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 29, 2015

Don’t miss this year’s Greenbuild Expo set to be hosted at Manchester Central on 10th & 11th November. 


The two day conference has been specifically designed to provide solutions to the challenges of building, refurbishing and running the UK’s buildings more sustainably and is once again set to showcase the latest ideas, products and technologies, to help all sectors of the industry reduce environmental impact.

This year there’s even more on offer as it’s joined the Buildings & Energy Efficiency event – a new co-located exhibition dedicated to the issue of energy performance in commercial buildings; offering expert advice on cutting energy use and, ultimately,
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NIA members suffer circa. 2,000 job losses

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 28, 2015

NIA calls for urgent action by Government as job losses among members nears 2,000

Neil Marshall, Chief Executive of the National Insulation Association has today repeated his call for the Government to fast track the development of its new long term, sustainable policy framework for home energy efficiency and introduce urgent transitional arrangements in the meantime to address the current hiatus within the market and industry. The move comes following a survey which has revealed that around 2,000 jobs have been lost among NIA members as a direct result of cuts to the ECO and Green Deal combined with the
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Wetherby lends a hand : DIYSOS Veteran’s Special

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 14, 2015

Tonight will see the launch of BBC One’s ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build Veteran’s Special’ and Wetherby are proud to have been involved in the programme’s most ambitious project to date. (14/10/15 – 8pm)

Capturing the hearts of the North West’s construction community, Nick Knowles and the DIY: SOS team took on their biggest ever challenge, to improve the lives of war veterans and their families in Manchester.

In close collaboration with the Walking With The Wounded Advice and Therapy Centre, seven derelict houses were identified in Canada Street, Manchester and the team quickly set about completely renovating and reconfiguring
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INCA 2015 shortlisted companies await award results!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 6, 2015

Companies shortlisted in this year’s INCA Awards are eagerly anticipating the results, which will be revealed at a black-tie awards dinner in central London this Thursday (8th Oct).

Almost 300 guests from across the construction industry are set to attend the flagship event, which showcases the EWI industry as a whole and demonstrates the vital role that EWI plays in improving the energy efficiency of thousands of homes in the UK each year.

Now in its third year, a record number of INCA members took the opportunity to enter the eight award categories covering projects in the non-residential and
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