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Rockwool Rollbatt provides effective, medium density thermal insulation in loft spaces and suspended ceilings, reducing energy consumption and preventing fuel bills in all building types from going through the roof.
Price: £ 44.65
(£53.58 inc VAT)
Promat SUPALUX is a strong, lightweight, non-combustible fire protection building board offering up to 240 minutes fire resistance. SUPALUX is also moisture resistant and can be installed before wet trades are completed and the building is weather-tight.
Price: £ 137.37
(£164.84 inc VAT)
Rockwool Rockfloor offers dual density thermal insulation for ground floors and acoustic insulation for separating floors. Thermal Conductivity - 0.038 W/mK.
Price: £ 51.43
(£61.72 inc VAT)
30 Mar 2020
Since 1990, UK carbon dioxide emissions have decreased by 41%, a reduction that has resulted from changes in the mix of fuels being used for electricity generation, with a shift away from coal and growth in the use of renewable energy sources. This is according to a new report published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy which says in 2019, total UK...
17 Mar 2020
Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) have said the UK construction industry is set to become ‘dramatically and severely affected’ from Coronavirus. In a joint statement released today, the two organizations warned the situation had ‘accelerated’ over the weekend. They warned that construction sites across the country will have to close if the UK government...
4 March 2020
Nearly two thirds of UK homes fail to meet long-term energy efficiency targets, according to data analysed by the BBC. More than 12 million homes fall below the C grade on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) graded from A-G. It means householders spend more on energy bills and pump tonnes more CO2 into the atmosphere than necessary. The government has said it needs to go...
20 Jan 2020
January is traditionally a tough month when it comes to energy bills, with many people across the UK having to make difficult choices about whether they can afford to heat their homes. If you are struggling with energy-related issues, then Big Energy Saving Week 2020 highlights ways to overcome those difficulties. Energy Saving Trust and Citizens Advice Bureau have produced...
08 Dec 2019
The Guardian put the following questions to the main politicial parties to draw them out on specific key climate and environmental issues ahead of the election. Is the climate crisis the biggest issue the UK faces as a nation? Conservatives: Yes, it is one of the biggest issues facing the world. Thanks to the efforts of successive governments, the UK has cut carbon emissions by more...
06 Nov 2019
Building Regulations govern all aspects of construction in the UK, but there is an increasing emphasis on energy efficiency and cutting carbon emissions from our homes. The government first introduced energy conservation standards for new homes in England in building regulations as far back as 1972. Over the years, they’ve been steadily tightened, requiring insulation...
02 Nov 2019
What can you do to keep warm and protect the environment while also lowering your costs? Loft insulation -Cost: £350 or less. Potential saving: £15-£135 a year, depending on existing insulation level. Most householders are aware that they need it, and in most cases they will have some. But when did you last pop up into the loft to check your insulation?...
04 Mar 2018
The bad weather looks set to send a chill over Britain's economy, with warnings of a short-term hit to growth. The impact on sectors such as retailing and construction could halve the 0.4% GDP growth many economists had forecast for the first three months of 2018. Retail expert Phil Dorrell said the big freeze could be a "disaster" for the high street as people staying home turned to more shopping online...
10 Dec 2017
Wintry weather is a timely reminder to householders to think about insulating their homes to keep the cold out and warmth in. But it’s a different story for new-build owners, according to the Home Builders Federation, which represents more than 300 small and medium-sized private sector homebuilders in England and Wales. The HBF claims that the average new-build buyer saves £52 a month on energy bills thanks to the energy-efficiency...
15 May 2016
UK routinely topped annual league table run by Ernst & Young but has slid to 13th place due to government’s ‘non-committal approach’. The attractions of Britain for investors in renewable energy projects are at an all-time low, an authoritative new report has found. The UK routinely topped the annual league table for attractiveness to clean energy companies, run by consultancy Ernst & Young (EY), in the mid-2000s. For the first time...