£70m more vouchers offered for energy efficiency

DECC is providing another £70 million to fund energy efficiency improvements in households across England and Wales. It is the third release from the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) and will be open to new applicants from midday on 16th March. Householders can apply for funding worth up to £5,600 in the form of […]

670 insulation jobs axed at Mark Group

Leicestershire-based insulation business Mark Group is axing 670 jobs, blaming a drop in demand for household insulation on government policy. The redundancies make up roughly a quarter of its UK workforce. Mark Group pointed to changes to the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) scheme and the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF). The costs of ECO were […]