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What a Transformation!

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 28, 2015


A housing regeneration scheme, which has transformed homes beyond recognition, has used EWI systems from Wetherby to help complete the incredible makeover. Golden Gates Housing Trust (GGHT) has undertaken a £1.8m project to improve the internal and external appearance of five three storey blocks of flats in Warrington, Cheshire.

The scope of the works included new windows and doors, new roofs, solar PV, external wall insulation, new heating systems, new ventilation systems, additional parking and communal area upgrades.

External wall insulation (EWI) was a crucial element of the scheme and not only offered the most significant energy-savings, but also provided
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Wetherby tackles UK’s largest energy efficiency scheme

By: Rachael Doyle   •   May 28, 2015


Wetherby has been integral to Luton Borough Council’s largest ever investment in energy efficiency works for its housing stock, which has seen more than 750 homes in the town thermally upgraded. With the properties spread across 100 streets in Luton, this project was one of the largest geographical areas to undergo energy efficiency improvement works in the UK.

The £7m scheme was part funded through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) programme, with the Luton Borough Council topping up the remainder through its Housing Revenue Account capital programme.

Main contractor Keepmoat worked in partnership with the council’s Building and Technical
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