Insulation, F**&**G Energy Performance Ratings & Fire Safety

If you manage flats, you will have thought about insulation. If not before, then the tragic recent events at Grenfell Tower will have surely grabbed your attention.

We hope that those terrible scenes have not put you off doing the basics for the properties you manage e.g. loft insulation. Often what we do significantly improves fire […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Environmental, Safety|0 Comments

Help-to-Heat Lead Generation exposed! Shock, horror, dodgy! Name and shame follows

Just had an overseas call-centre call me about grants to replace an off-gas broken boiler – eligible under the Help-to-Heat part of ECO for people on qualifying benefits. Helping people facing fuel poverty to meet the cost of sorting out their broken-down boiler…or not as this article will hopefully make clear!

It’s a sad indictment of the […]

By |February 23rd, 2017|Environmental, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is changing soon ECO is getting better!

What are the implications of the new rules that take effect on April 1st? And a few thoughts on electric heating…
ECO is Ofgem’s main environmental scheme focused on (1) retrofitting insulation to domestic properties in England, Wales and Scotland and, increasingly, (2) providing measures that help the vulnerable / low-income segment of the population to […]

By |February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smart Homes Scheme closed to new applicants

Congratulations to all those people that managed to get £6,000 grants towards the cost of solid wall insulation. The Smart Homes scheme in North London has now closed to new applicants. For anyone not lucky enough to apply through us in time please do fill out your contact details via our website http://www.ecomatters.org.uk/contact-us/ and we will […]

By |June 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DECC Slashes feed-in supports

Dated:  27th August 2015

Massive Cuts to Feed-in tariffs

The UK government is proposing massive cuts to feed-in tariffs for renewable technologies including wind and solar.

Under proposals put out for consultation today, supports for wind of between 100kW and 500kW will fall from 10.85p per kilowatt-hour to 4.52p/kWh, while wind between 500kW and 1.5MW will fall from […]

By |September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Deal Finance Company Funding to End

Press release
Green Deal Finance Company funding to end
From:Department of Energy & Climate Change, The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP and Department for Communities and Local Government First published:23 July 2015Part of:Household energy
In light of low take-up and concerns about industry standards there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company, in a […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund will reopen on the 16th of March 2015.

It Pays to be Prepared
In order to apply for a voucher you will require a recent energy performance certificate (EPC) or preferably a green deal assessment report (GDAR) as well as a quote for the works you would like to be carried out.

You can receive up to £3750 off the cost of solid wall insulation […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Release 3

Press release

£70 million for home energy efficiency through the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Release 3

From:Department of Energy & Climate Change, The Rt Hon Edward Davey MPand Amber Rudd MPFirst published:4 March 2015Part of:Helping households to cut their energy bills, Climate change and Energy

More people will enjoy a warmer home for less thanks to the […]

By |March 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GDHIF

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund
The next round of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is almost upon us.  When the funding is released the vouchers for solid wall insulation will not last for long (thirty six hours last time!).

If you want up to £4000 cashback on the installation of external wall insulation and/or internal wall […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund – First Release

DECC is extending vouchers from the first release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) until Tuesday 31 March 2015.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/gdhif-release-1-vouchers-to-be-extended-to-31-march-2015

 

By |February 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Green Deal Communities Information

We are working in North London advising the qualifying properties of this scheme, if you receive a leaflet and our interested to learn more, please get in contact with us to arrange a survey and Green Deal Assessment

                               Open to see […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments