Tag Archives: Heating

Community Energy Action – advice on wet insulation

Community Energy Action (CEA) have updated their advice on making house warmer. In particular they make the point that once insulation becomes wet it is subject to mould as well as losing its effectiveness. Even when dried insulation materials have … Continue reading

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Red Cross: Winter Assistance Grant still available

The Winter Assistance Grant is still available. The purpose of the grant seems to have broadened and is now: To assist all households living in homes significantly damaged by the earthquakes or who have had to move into damp or … Continue reading

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E-Can to allow new woodburners in rebuilt houses?

According to an article on the Press website today (here) E-Can may soon allow low emission woodburners in new houses. This makes sense as the latest woodburners have very low emissions, and are the only electricity independent heating device to use … Continue reading

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Getting help to keep warm – CEA

The last couple of days have been pretty tough for those with homes that let in the weather, or don’t have adequate heating to take away the cold. CEA have been mentioned before on this blog and, if you haven’t … Continue reading

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Making your house warmer

The Community Energy Action charitable trust has a website with advice about energy use, making houses warm and healthy. There is a page dedicated to earthquake damaged houses with information on: Insulation and your EQC claim/repairs Taking advantage of earthquake repairs … Continue reading

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