Wetherby Helps Steer Pilot Scheme into Energy Efficiency

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 8, 2013


The Tonbridge and Malling area has over 7000 properties managed by social landlord, Russet Homes.

Over 600 of these are Wimpy No-fines properties which give extremely poor thermal performance and residents have found their homes hard to heat and prone to condensation problems. With this in mind a pilot scheme was commissioned to insulate 39 of the properties to see just how effective external wall insulation could be.

Construction consultants Baily Garner specifically selected Wetherby Building Systems after detailed evaluations of a number of external wall insulation (EWI) systems. Wetherby played a considerable role in preparing specifications and U value
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Ed Davey visits Nottingham CESP scheme

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 8, 2013

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey paid an impromptu visit to a Wetherby / E-On site in Bulwell, Nottingham on Wednesday, witnessing first hand the  thermal and aesthetical transformation external wall insulation has had on a number of homes in the area.

Speaking at a reception attended by manufacturers and systems suppliers of the Nottingham City Homes project, Mr Davey enthused at how his counterparts from various areas of the globe are revering the UK government’s attitude to climate change by adopting initiatives such as the Green Deal and ECO.

Chatting to Wetherby’s technical sales
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Kirklees BISF Properties undergo massive transformation

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 8, 2013

Kirklees BISF Properties

Wetherby Building Systems Ltd has taken on some sensational new schemes which will ultimately help to reduce negative environmental impact.

These Kirklees properties are of a post-war prefabricated steel framed structure, produced by the British Iron and Steel Federation. The temporary homes were constructed in the 1950’s are still standing securely today, but lacked adequate insulation. The properties were not only unattractive, but are also extremely difficult to heat due to the poor thermal properties of the structure.

This was something Wetherby successfully overcame with one of their external wall insulation (EWI) systems. The collaboration with Kirklees Council and contractors
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“Goodbye Steve, Good Luck Pat”

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 7, 2013

Wetherby Building Systems are delighted to announce that Pat Stanley has been appointed as Technical Sales Manager for the Midlands region as a successor to Steve Baker who has decided to move on to pastures new.

Pat has been part of the Wetherby sales team for 18 months taking on the role of Business Development Manager. Prior to that, he worked for Kingspan Insulation for 8 years and has been a part of the insulation industry as a whole for 22 years, incidentally gaining a wealth of insulation expertise.

Wetherby Sales Director, Paul Kirby said “I would like to
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New guide helps to explain the Green Deal

By: Rachael Doyle   •   February 4, 2013

Businesses championing the Government’s Green Deal scheme can now take advantage of a new consumer guide produced by the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, which doubles as a great sales tool and bona-fide reference when explaining to customers what the initiative involves, and how it will benefit them.

Endorsed by the Energy Saving Trust, “Creating an Energy Efficient and Sustainable Home” is an introductory guide for consumers looking to reduce energy wastage in their home, while understanding what help there might be through Government incentives and support schemes available to them.

With straight-forward explanations and illustrations, installers can
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Wetherby achieve PAS 2030:2012 accreditation

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 25, 2013

Wetherby are delighted to announce their recent certification to PAS 2030:2012 which officially deems them an accredited Green Deal & ECO Installer.

The British Board of Agrement (BBA), an official UKAS accredited body providing Green Deal certification, carried out a thorough audit of Wetherby’s management systems and also attended sites applying the Wetherby External Wall Insulation System at different stages, to assess the application methods.

PAS 2030:2012 is the specification required under the Green Deal and ECO initiative to install energy efficiency measures (EEM) to existing buildings. Compliance to this PAS document is required by The Department for
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Demolition Avoided With Wetherby Refurbishment

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 25, 2013

Gascoyne Estate, Hackney is home to four 10-storey tower blocks managed by Hackney Homes in east London. These blocks were constructed in the 1960’s where little or no attention was paid to thermal insulation. This rendered the flats cold, damp and costly to keep warm.

Now thanks to Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, the UK market leader in the manufacture and distribution of insulated render systems, the thermally inefficient tower blocks have been transformed into modern, insulated, energy efficient homes. New external wall insulation installed by Renocon Ltd, along with other energy efficiency measures, have significantly brought down the
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Planning permission rules relaxed on EWI to help boost Green Deal

By: Rachael Doyle   •   January 11, 2013

The Government announced the decision to relax planning rules for solid wall insulation yesterday in a move to encourage the take up of the Green Deal.

Energy minister Greg Barker and his department agreed a clarification to planning rules with colleagues in the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), which will mean that the majority of solid wall insulation installations will not require planning permission.

Mr Barker commented: “It’s really the solid wall market that is going to be most impacted by the Green Deal. From the get go we will have a transformation in solid wall installation
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Wetherby spread some Christmas cheer!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   December 20, 2012

To All of Our Customers / Suppliers / Stakeholders

As in previous years, instead of handing out the usual cards and festive gifts, we have decided to make a contribution to this year’s nominated charity ‘Bolton Smiley Faces’.

Bolton Smiley Faces are a local, parent-led support group, offering invaluable support and advice to the parents, families and carers of children with Down Syndrome. The group offers a safe and challenging environment for the children to meet, play and learn as well as playing host at a range of seminars at regional
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Wetherby Warms Up With INCA Award Wins

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 4, 2012


Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, the UK market leader in the manufacture and distribution of insulated render systems, is celebrating carrying off three awards at the Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) 2012 Awards.

The Awards, which took place on 3rd October, recognise the UK’s most successful external wall insulation projects. Wetherby was proud to win the Domestic Refurbishment Low Rise (six or more houses) and Domestic New Build of the Year categories, as well as the prestigious Project of the Year award.

Wetherby stood out from the crowd with double award winner Myddelton Place, a
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