Knauf Insulation is pleased to announce that is has won Supplier of the Year at this year's Green Deal and ECO Awards, after demonstrating its outstanding service not only to customers, but also the local community and the environment.
As each party broadcasts their manifesto in the run up to the General Election, Managing Director of Knauf Insulation John Sinfield comments on the annoucements;
Knauf Insulation is pleased to announce that it is the official sponsor of the Energy Efficiency Champion of the Year category, at this year's Green Deal and ECO Regional Awards.
Knauf Insulation responds to Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint's announcement that the Labour Party pledges to insulate five million draughty homes.
Response by Steven Heath Director – Public Affairs and Strategy for Knauf Insulation Northern Europe to the latest Cabinet news.
Response by Steven Heath Director – Public Affairs and Strategy for Knauf Insulation Northern Europe to the Department of Energy & Climate Change’s (DECC) announcement of extra money offered to homeowners for green home makeovers.
Knauf Insulation was pleased to sponsor the UK Green Building Council’s (UKGBC) conference, Towards Green Deal 2.0, in London - one year on from the launch of the Government’s Green Deal and ECO schemes.
As George Osborne promises to reduce household energy bills by £50 per year, Knauf Insulation is asking what the true cost of these savings will be for the insulation industry.
As latest figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show that more than 300,000 measures have been completed under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), Knauf Insulation is calling on the Government to resist pressure from the ‘Big Six’ energy companies.
Knauf Insulation is warning the Government not to ignore the long-term picture, amid claims that it is planning to extend the deadline for energy companies to fulfil their responsibilities under the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO), in a bid to lower fuel bills.
Response from John Sinfield, Managing Director at Knauf Insulation, to the Labour Party’s ‘pledge’ yesterday of scrapping the Green Deal and its sister scheme, ECO.
As official figures reveal that only four homes have signed up for the Green Deal, Knauf Insulation is calling on the Government to recognise the hard truth about the scheme – that a significant demand driver is needed to prevent it from total collapse.
In the light of two damning reports into the failures of the Green Deal, Knauf Insulation is again calling for urgent revisions to the scheme.
Knauf Insulation is warning that the latest Green Deal statistics, released today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), show that it will take more than 200 years to reach the Government’s target of tackling 14 million homes, if the current rate of assessment continues.
Knauf Insulation has welcomed the findings of the Jobs, Growth and Warmer Homes report, published today by Consumer Focus, which shows that investing funds raised from carbon taxes into widespread energy efficiency measures would deliver a major boost to the UK’s economy.
Insulation Industry Forum - Open letter to Ed Davey warns of 16,000 job losses in insulation industry
Leading insulation supplier, Knauf Insulation joined forces with other principal organisations to issue a letter to the Rt. Hon. Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, detailing their grave concerns over the current framework of the Green Deal.
The recent Government announcement that outlines the secondary legislation to bring the Green Deal energy efficiency market into operation, has been met with a cautious response from Knauf Insulation. Here, Steven Heath External Affairs Director for Northern Europe comments:
Knauf Insulation has launched a new Accredited Installer Scheme aimed at upskilling tradesmen in preparation for the implementation of the Green Deal. Courses will focus on the installation of Internal Wall Insulation (IWI), due to play a fundamental role in delivering the carbon emission reduction targets of the Government initiative.
Knauf Insulation joins other well known members to form the not-for-profit organisation, The Green Deal Finance Company Limited (TGDFC). The organisation aims to deliver low cost financing available to households from Green Deal providers, facilitating the installation of energy efficiency measures that underpin the Green Deal framework.
Now that consultation on the Green Deal has come to an end, Knauf Insulation has lodged its formal response to the planned energy efficiency scheme – setting out alternative proposals that could extend the initiative to a further 1.5 million homes.
Up to 1.5m hard-working households across the UK are due to miss out on a much-needed subsidy to insulate their homes over the next decade under the Government’s new energy-saving initiative, The Green Deal, according to a new study.
In response to the Government’s predictions of a staggering 93 percent fall in loft insulation work under its flagship energy efficiency scheme, John Sinfield, MD at Knauf Insulation comments.
Fears over the negative impact of the Green Deal on the insulation industry have been confirmed this week by official Government statistics, according to Knauf Insulation, a leading provider of insulation products for the residential and commercial property sectors.
Knauf Insulation has joined calls for the Government to build on the current Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) proposals by aligning the plans with an ambition to insulate all lofts and cavity walls by 2015.