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Wetherby scheme shortlisted for CIOB award!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 2, 2014


A project that has utilised extensive EWI solutions from Wetherby has been shortlisted for a prestigious Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) award.

The scheme has been selected for the ‘Value Award’ in the CIOB’s South West Built Environment Awards. Managed by Merlin Housing Society in Cadbury Heath, Bristol, the scheme has so far upgraded over 100 properties as part of a major £2.6m refurbishment for the community.

Wetherby supplied its EpsiTherm insulation, with a mix of silicone, dry dash, brick effect and mineral render finishes being applied to ensure the exterior facade of each property complemented the neighbouring
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New incentive set to boost EWI industry

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 1, 2014


In welcome news for the EWI industry, DECC has announced a new Green Deal Home improvement Fund (GDHIF), offering consumers up to £6,000 for installing external wall insulation.

Commenting on the announcement,  Wetherby Building Systems’ Sales Director, Paul Kirby said: “Finally the government has listened to the industry and made steps to improve the Green Deal incentive scheme. It is encouraging news for the EWI industry, which has suffered heavily in the wake of the government’s cuts to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme.

“The EWI industry was geared up for a massive surge in installations following the launch
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