Cold Homes Need More Than Warm Words #GE2015

Cold Homes Need More Than Warm Words #GE2015

Energy efficiency has a fundamental role to play in helping the UK economy to grow. Our strategic partner, Knauf Insulation comments on the impending General Election result and the impact that will have on the UK’s ageing housing stock. What will tackling cold homes achieve? Millions can save money on their energy bills Vulnerable people will be less exposed to cold related illnesses saving the NHS money at a time of national need The UK…

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Guest Blog – What are Green Guide Ratings?

Guest Blog – What are Green Guide Ratings?

This guest blog by Kingspan explains the nature of Green Guide Ratings that are frequently used by product manufacturers. But, what are they and how are products assessed? Green Guide Ratings (more properly called BRE Green Guide Summary Ratings) first came into use in 1996 as a method of comparing the environmental credentials of individual construction materials easily. The products are ranked in order of their environmental impact in a range of generic building specifications. How…

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