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Jun4

Latest GDHIF Figures

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The latest monthly statistics from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) show that almost 1,800 Solid Wall Insulations (SWI) installations were completed under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) in April, bringing the total number so far … More >>

May14

SWI Review – INCA Response

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The Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) have submitted a comprehensive response to the SWI Review led by Chief Construction Advisor Peter Hansford which highlighted the wide-ranging benefits of SWI and made the case for consistent policy to support its delivery on … More >>

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Jan20

GDHIF Phase 2 Claims Portal Open

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The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) Claims Portal is now accepting phase 2 vouchers for payment. To begin the process of redeeming a voucher, a homeowner must provide their voucher reference, email address used on their application, and property … More >>

Jan8

GDHIF Phase 2 – Latest Update

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The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) remains closed to SWI applications after the £24 million of funding available for SWI under phase 2 was allocated in less than two days at the end of last year.  Further releases of … More >>

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) was closed to SWI applications less than two days after reopening last week after all the funding available for SWI under phase 2 was allocated. Figures released by DECC on 12 December revealed … More >>

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The updated Green Deal Code of Practice (version 4) came into force on 23 June 2014 and one of the changes is a new clause requiring Green Deal Providers to ensure that the relevant walls are suitable for the installation … More >>

May7

Announcement of Green Deal Incentive Scheme

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Confirmation has arrived from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) that an extra £450 million of funding will be available outside of ECO to help create more demand for Solid Wall Insulation. The Insulated Render and Cladding Association … More >>

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has been working with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to seek relaxations and improvements to the planning process for Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) … More >>

As Mr. B. Dylan once sang….”the times they are a-changing”. External Wall Insulation in the UK housing market has long been the well kept secret of social landlords and those not afraid of building a new wall without a cavity. … More >>

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