Links

Links

Insulation

  1. www.knaufinsulation.co.uk – the UK’s leading insulation manufacturer
  2. www.knaufinsulation.com – the Knauf Insulation global website
  3. www.nationalinsulationassociation.org.uk – the National Insulation Association
  4. www.ciga.co.uk – Cavity Insulation Guarantee Agency. They guarantee the installation of cavity wall insulation
  5. www.eurima.org – the European Insulation Manufacturers Association
  6. www.mima.info – MIMA, the UK Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association

Energy Efficiency

  1. www.energysavingtrust.org.uk – the Energy Saving Trust, the Government agency set up as a direct response to the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. It works to address the damaging effects of climate change
  2. http://europa.eu/pol/ener/index_en.htm – The energy related section of EUROPA – The Gateway to the European Union
  3. www.direct.gov.uk/en/Environmentandgreenerliving/Thewiderenvironment/index.htm – Act on CO2 – See how you can save money by wasting less energy
  4. www.nea.org.uk – National Energy Action – develops and promotes energy efficiency services to tackle the heating and insulation problems of low-income households
  5. www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/statistics/local_auth/interactive/interactive.aspx – The Department of Energy and Climate Change interactive maps showing geographic information on loft and cavity wall insulation, fuel poverty, photovoltaic installations and energy consumption around the UK.
  6. www.buildingmaterials.co.uk/resources/home-insulation-guide/ – Energy Efficiency and Home Insulation Guide
  7. www.keslighting.co.uk/guide-eco-friendly-home-lighting/index.html – Environmentally friendly home lighting information

 Subsidies

  1. www.warmfront.co.uk – Warm Front grants in England
  2. www.scotland.gov.uk/topics/built-environment/housing/access/fp/eap – Energy Assistance Package which helps to maximise incomes, reduce fuel bills and improve the energy efficiency of homes
  3. www.warm-homes.com – Warm Homes grant (Northern Ireland) – Scheme now ended – replacement coming soon
  4. www.nestwales.org.uk – The Welsh Government’s fuel poverty scheme
  5. www.gov.uk/energy-grants-calculator/ – Find energy grants and ways to improve your energy efficiency

Climate Change

  1. The Kyoto Protocol – from the Climate Change Projects Office of DEFRA (CCPO)
  2. www.ipcc.ch – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  3. unfccc.int – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  4. www.climateark.org – ClimateArk – Climate Change Portal
  5. www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/– Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research
  6. www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/climate – Friends of the Earth Climate Change section
  7. www.bbc.co.uk/climate– the BBC’s Climate Change website
  8. www.defra.gov.uk/environment/climate – news, publications and advice on climate change
  9. Green Building Press– Information and publications to help you create healthy and ecological homes and buildings

Waste

  1. www.wiseuptowaste.org.uk/recycle/hints-and-tips – more on recycling and waste