£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 […]

Energy efficiency cashback scheme extended

Householders that have received vouchers to install energy efficiency measures have been given more time to use them. The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) allows consumers to apply for cash in the form of vouchers for energy-saving installations such as double glazing and solid wall insulation. It was opened in July last year, with […]

Green Deal vouchers trimmed after gold rush

The Government has scaled back the amount of cash it is giving in vouchers via the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund – which go towards insulation – after thousands of householders flocked to take up the “generous” offer. A whopping £43million worth of vouchers were issued in the first six weeks and well more than […]

Councils make reycling pay

Ealing Council is encouraging people in the borough to recycle their waste by adding in a little sweetener. Households that do their bit to cut down on landfill will be rewarded with vouchers for local shops and leisure facilities, as well as national businesses such as Marks & Spencer. The borough is aiming to recycle […]