Date archive forJanuary, 2013
By Editor On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Mi-space team provides more than a kitchen cabinet for Community Kitchen

In partnership with subcontractor, Fairfield Building and Maintenance, Mi-space, the affordable housing business of Midas Group, has completed a full kitchen refurbishment for the Church Court Community Centre in More...

By Editor On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Green Deal provider status for South West renewable energy specialist

A South West renewable energy specialist, Enact Energy has become the first in Cornwall to achieve Green Deal Provider status from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) putting it at the forefront of More...

By Editor On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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BSI’s Green Deal standard updated to meet new government code of practice

BSI, the business standards organization, has published an update to PAS 2030, the standard which supports the Green Deal policy, encouraging the implementation of energy efficiency measures within existing households More...

By Editor On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Independent central heating contractor BSW celebrates 50 years in business

Haywards heath-based BSW Building Services, the South-East’s leading independent central heating contractor is celebrating 50 years in business. Providing central heating systems and renewable energy solutions More...

By Editor On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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A quarter of local building firms want Green Deal work

The Green Deal needs to involve more small, local builders to work, as red-tape and negative  publicity  threaten to scupper the Government’s flagship energy-efficiency policy before it gets off the ground, More...

By Editor On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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TrustMark launches urgent guidance to help homeowners with repairs triggered by the Green Deal

TrustMark, the Government endorsed quality mark for tradesmen, is launching an urgent new advice guide for householders on what to do when home improvements or repairs are not covered by the Government’s new Green More...

By Editor On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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NIA supports Green Deal as insulation benefits stack up for householders

With the launch of the Government’s energy efficiency scheme, the Green Deal, the National Insulation Association (NIA) is calling for householders to take advantage of the scheme in ensuring they benefit from More...

By Editor On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Green Deal signals drive for energy efficient home improvements

The Green Deal has gone live, giving people the opportunity to transform their homes by paying for energy efficient home improvements with the savings on their energy bills. The Green Deal is the Coalition Government’s More...

By Editor On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Green Deal here to stay

Gary Hartley is the main writer and editor for the Energy Savings Trust blog. He says you should write off the Green Deal at your peril. So, here we are. Green Deal, the UK’s OFT-cited energy efficiency revolution More...

By Editor On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Lateral thinking sees windows used as an energy capture technology

When is a double-glazing window not a window? Possibly when it is a solar panel. As anyone who has installed an energy efficient glass based secondary glazing system will know the customer is usually very pleased More...