Archive for May, 2015

Green Deal Finance, NHS Energy Efficiency & DECC Priorities

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

gdih_birdYES Energy Solutions gives an update on the latest energy efficiency news and announcements affecting the installation and retrofit industry.

The following articles include information on: Green Deal finance, the new Government’s approach to UK energy infrastructure, ECO Fair 2015 and a new energy efficiency report for the NHS.

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May 2015 E-Shot

Substantial Growth for Green Deal Finance
Over £50m worth of Green Deal finance plans have been processed, showing considerable growth over the last 12 months.
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ECO Fair 2015
Yorkshire’s largest environmental event opens its doors next month to highlight the latest energy efficiency schemes, developments and products.
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Installer Insurance – Take Advantage of Your Hub Member Discount
Green Deal Installer Hub joined forces with FML in April 2015 to offer SME installers a better deal on their insurance requirements. By submitting the latest promo code, you can access preferential rates on a range of policies including: public liability, employer liability and professional indemnity cover.
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ECO Compliance Checks – Have Your Say
The ECO Reporting Simplification Working Group have issued a survey to find out what checks are currently being undertaken by installers on ECO submission documents. They are keen to find out which processes are currently failing and what could be improved.
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DECC’s Priorities Under the New Government
Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has provided an overview of the new Government’s commitment to energy infrastructure as detailed in Wednesday’s Queens Speech.
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FREE Water Efficiency Training for Plumbers in Wales
The Centre for Alternative Technology are running a series of FREE training courses to help plumbers and customer advisors in Wales improve their knowledge of water efficiency technologies.
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Post-Election Fears from Major Insulation Manufacturer
Steven Heath, Director of Public Affairs and Strategy at Knauf Insulation has written an opinion piece on what impact the new Government will have on the energy efficiency industry. In his blog, Heath warns readers of the potential challenges the insulation sector faces under the Conservatives without the Lib-Dems holding up the green flag.
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How Energy Efficient is the NHS?
£180million a year could be saved in NHS energy costs, a report from the National Audit Office (NAO) reveals.
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Edinburgh Community Solar Scheme
Edinburgh Council are set to install thousands of solar panels on public building through a major community renewables initiative.
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