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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EPS colour contamination not an issue!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   June 5, 2013

Wetherby have had recent reports of their standard white EPS being manufactured with a small contanimation of grey neopor bead.

The company has investigated this further and can confirm that the contamination is purely aesthetic and has absolutely zero negative effect on the performance of the board.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please don’t hesitate to call the Wetherby technical department on: 08458 382380.

Green Deal on the up with 18,816 Assessments lodged to date

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 22, 2013

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published the latest statistical release highlighting the positive uptake of the Green Deal scheme so far.

This month’s release presents the third set of statistics on the Green Deal for the domestic sector and the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). This release includes summary figures on the number of GD Assessments, the GD supply chain and information on ECO brokerage, all to the end of April 2013.

The Green Deal launched on 28 January 2013 in England and Wales and on 25
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Congratulations to Housing Excellence Award Winners!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 16, 2013

Last night saw the 10th Anniversary of one of the most prestigious awards in the social housing calendar.

The Housing Excellence Awards, organised and orchestrated by Excel Publishing, highlighted and rewarded the vast range of UK wide companies who are currently leading the way in the social housing sector.

Wetherby were extremely proud to have presented the award for ‘Best Partnering Scheme’ which was won by ‘Building Lives Training Academy’, a unique London based employer-led training provider, whose aim is to close the gap between training and employment.

Now in its second London borough, the official launch of
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Wetherby recognised in Sunday Times ‘Profit Track 100’

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 14, 2013

Wetherby Building Systems (Wetherby), the UK’s leading manufacturer and distributor of external wall insulation systems, is celebrating after being recognised in the 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. As it celebrates a significant increase in sales over the financial period 2010-2011, Wetherby has been included in the league table for the first time.

Wetherby can attribute its rapid growth to government schemes, such as CERT, CESP and ECO that have provided funding for energy efficient measures, including external wall insulation, to
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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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OFGEM have today issued the following press release with regards to failed targets:

Energy companies achieved 99% of government energy efficiency targets by December 2012 deadline. EDF energy, Eggborough power, E.ON and RWE npower have achieved all of their energy efficiency targets. Over six million energy efficiency measures have been delivered to consumers, but Ofgem has a statutory role to ensure timely compliance and is investigating those firms who have failed their targets. British Gas, Drax, GDF Suez / IPM, Intergen, Scottish Power and SSE will be investigated for failing one or more of their energy efficiency targets.

Energy companies
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Getting ready for GreenBuild Expo!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 29, 2013

Greenbuild Expo launched in 2009 and has quickly grown to be the biggest sustainable building event in the north of England, attracting all sectors of the built environment from all over the UK.

Wetherby Building Systems will be exhibiting at this year’s event, which is due to take place at:

Manchester Central Exhibition Centre (formerly Manchester G-MEX)

from Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th May 2013.

Doors will be open from 9.30am to 4.00pm and members of our knowledgeable team will be on hand to advise on all aspects of External Wall Insulation, funding opportunities as well as the latest
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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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Isle of Wight Plasterers get a skills boost!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   April 5, 2013

External Wall Insulation Training on the Isle of Man

Plasterers at an Isle of Wight building firm have received specialist training in a new energy-saving render system.

Round the Island Building Ltd organised a training day on Wetherby Building Systems’ external insulated render for solid wall buildings at its offices in Clarence Boatyard, East Cowes.

Tara Perris, from Round the Island Building, said the Isle of Wight Council and energy provider SSE were interested in using the system to improve the eco-credentials of old housing stock on the island.

Wetherby’s systems were highlighted at last month’s Renewable Energy Awareness Day at the IW College. Wetherby offer a range
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