Wetherby Responds to BBC Report on Homes Overheating

By: Rachael Doyle   •   July 9, 2013

Wetherby Building Systems, a leading provider of external wall insulation systems, has hit back at BBC reports published yesterday that warned of overheating in homes insulated under Green Deal, as simply untrue.

[Original Report:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23180965 ]

Commenting on the rising debate, Bob Deane, managing director of Wetherby, said: “The way insulation works is very simple; as well as keeping heat in, it also keeps heat out. Homes that have been fitted with external wall insulation are actually in a better position during hot spells, as the heat will not be able to transfer through the walls to heat
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Energy Saving Measures in Kirkby

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 16, 2013

Wetherby is proud to have managed one of the biggest private housing regeneration projects under the Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP) scheme.

The £15.5m scheme, initiated by Wetherby, has now seen more than 2,000 homes in Kirkby, Merseyside installed with energy saving measures including EWI, loft insulation and economic boilers to provide private homeowners with significant reductions to their energy

Project managers, Wetherby worked alongside Knowsley Council in order to fulfil the programme, with funding derived from a variety of energy companies.

The project was divided into two phases, phase one was conducted under the Community Energy Saving
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Success at GreenBuild

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 11, 2013

Last month (8th May 2013) saw Wetherby staggered by the interest from visitors at the Greenbuild Expo, one of the biggest sustainable building events in the UK.

Exhibiting for the third year, the Wetherby stand was constantly three people deep, with the team not only responding to enquiries for new projects, but also discussing partnerships with funding providers, installers and training providers.

The UK’s newest sustainable building and refurbishment exhibition, the Greenbuild Expo is an essential event for those in the construction industry, offering an insight into all aspects of sustainable building from training opportunities and renewable technologies
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Wetherby sponsors Housing Excellence Awards 2013

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 13, 2013







The Housing Excellence Awards 2013 highlights and rewards those who are leading the way in the social housing sector. Now in its tenth year, the event has grown from strength to strength, with ever-increasing audiences and a consistently high calibre of nominations.

With Wetherby currently leading the way in domestic EWI and having vast experience in this area themselves, this year they have opted to sponsor and present the award for the ‘Best Partnering Scheme of the Year’ which has been narrowed down to the following final nominees:-

Building Lives Places for People, The KEY Project &
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Quashing the rumours!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 11, 2013

In recent months, the external wall insulation industry has experienced an extraordinary growth spurt and since Wetherby have been early adopters of governmental schemes such as CERT, CESP and now Green Deal and ECO, they are consequently showing a significant level of business growth, with their market share having increased dramatically over the past 12 months.

Success stories however, do not come without rumour and speculation. Due to Wetherby’s unrivalled success, senior members of the team seem to be continually defending rumours that the company has been sold and has become part of a major utility / PLC.

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Wetherby expansion plans well underway!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 14, 2013

Wetherby Haydock

Due to the market leader’s continued success within the EWI arena, there will be a few changes taking place over the next couple of months which will see some of Wetherby Building System’s key departments relocated from their North West HQ to new premises in Haydock. Additional space is being created at their HQ in Golborne, Greater Manchester in preparation for the additional demand on resources that the GreenDeal and ECO will undoubtedly generate.

Anne-Marie Armstrong and the marketing / sales support team have already completed the move and are fully operational. A purpose built training school is currently undergoing construction and the training team and sample production will follow closely behind sometime in
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Wetherby Attend 5th ‘Sustain’ Awards

By: Rachael Doyle   •   March 8, 2013

Wetherby Building Systems Ltd were recently shortlisted at the fifth annual sustain’ Magazine Awards 2013.

The Sustain’ Magazine Awards celebrated standout achievements and successes in the field of Construction Sustainability. The ceremony was held on Tuesday 5th March at the Guoman Hotel overlooking the River Thames and Tower Bridge in London.

While their project ‘The Kirkby CESP Programme’ unfortunately didn’t quite clinch the prize in the refurbishment category, it went on to receive a significant amount of praise and admiration from compare Alastair McGowan as well as fellow judges and attendees on the night.

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Wetherby joins forces on Kirkby regeneration scheme

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 15, 2013

Kirkby following Solid Wall Insulation

Over 1670 privately owned homes in Kirkby have had External Wall Insulation installed as the primary energy saving measure, thanks to Wetherby Building Systems.

In partnership with Knowsley Council, the Kirkby Phase 1 project proved to be the largest private homeowner scheme in the UK and was funded via the energy companies as part of the Community Energy Savings Programme (CESP) initiative. As part of the CESP scheme, homeowners were also eligible to qualify for further energy saving measures. When this phase was concluded in December 2012, in total Wetherby had installed 1670 External Wall Insulation Systems, 632 new central
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Wetherby Shortlisted for the 2013 CCIWY Awards

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 14, 2013



Wetherby Building Systems’ BISF project for Kirklees Council has been shortlisted in the ‘Sustainability’ category of the CCIWY Awards 2013, organised by the Chartered Institute of Building and Little Spark Big Creative.

Wetherby are also proud to sponsor the ‘Corporate Responsibility’ category for the awards.

The prestigious event is a celebration of standout achievement in the industry. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Friday 8th March 2013 at The Royal Armouries, Leeds.



Wherry Energy Efficient!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 11, 2013

Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, the UK market leader in external wall insulation has collaborated with Wherry Housing Association and Anglian Building Products to give the Norwich area a thermal makeover.

Wherry Housing Association is part of the Circle Housing Group who manage more than 63,000 properties across the UK. They had planned to bring some life into the 1930’s solid wall properties, which were hard to heat and costly to run. Thanks to Wetherby’s external wall insulation (EWI) system, residents now have warm affordable homes.

The Wetherby system specified for the project incorporated 60mm phenolic insulation. This helped achieve new
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