Tag Archives: Green Deal

Funding for insulation

New Grant scheme for Home Improvements: £20 million Green Deal Communities scheme

Last week the government announce a new scheme designed to target specific streets, selected by Local Authorities as ones that will benefit from Green Deal Improvements. The idea is that is it more effective to deliver energy saving measures, particularly … Continue reading

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The link between energy efficiency and higher property values

Much has been made by supporters of the Green Deal and the EPC (Energy Performance certificates) about the new study sponsored by the government into the effect of installing energy efficiency measures that increase a home’s EPC on the value … Continue reading

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Solar PV Installation Be Energy Smart

There’s still time to take advantage of Pre-July Solar PV FIT rates

With the arrival of Summer in the UK (finally) you may be looking at all that sunshine and wondering whether a Solar PV installation would be right for your home. You can find out by filling out our Home Energy … Continue reading

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Renewable Heat Premium Payments Vouchers Increased

Increases to the Renewable Heat Premium Payments

The government has announced that they are going to increase the amount of money that can be claimed with the Renewable Heat Premium Payment vouchers. These are the vouchers that are given to domestic home-owners who fit the qualifying, heat … Continue reading

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Free Insulation

No more Warm Front scheme, Hello HHCRO scheme

The Warm Front scheme offered insulation and new boilers to households that find it difficult to heat their homes. It ended in March this year, but a new scheme has replaced it – the HHCRO Scheme. The HHCRO (or Home … Continue reading

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Weekend energy savers

6 Easy things you can do this weekend to cut your energy bills

A bank holiday weekend is the perfect time to catch up on useful things you’ve been meaning to do. Here’s how you can use the time to shave money off your energy bills. – See if you qualify for the … Continue reading

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Insulation Roll?

Loft insulation is still on a roll

The frosty spring we’ve had has helped to hold peoples’ interest in insulation – or has it been the Green Deal that is getting people interested instead? In general, searches for insulation on the web (namely Google) tend to spike … Continue reading

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Green Deal with it!

The first Green Deal Plans are ready to go!

The Green Deal Finance Company has confirmed that it has secured the funding needed for Green Deal Plans to start being offered immediately. The agreement signed on the 12th of March by 16 stakeholders (including the Big Six energy firms) … Continue reading

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The latest Green Deal numbers

The latest figures have been released charting the Green Deal’s progress since it’s launch at the end of January this year. Check our infographic below for the details, or check out our Green Deal pages to find out more about … Continue reading

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Green Deal and FIT to work alongside one another

In February I blogged about DECC’s position on customers signing up for a Green Deal loan and receiving FITs and how the two schemes would work together. At the time, their stance was that customers could claim both as long … Continue reading

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