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Affordable warmth, clean growth

As the Government prepares to publish its Clean Growth Plan, a major alliance¹ has called for an ambitious new infrastructure programme to help to decarbonise the UK’s buildings and, in the process, boost the economy. With one-third of UK carbon emissions coming from buildings, the report, “Affordable Warmth, Clean Growth”, recommends a comprehensive Buildings Energy […]

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Superglass launches insulation guide

Superglass has launched an in-depth guide on maximising insulation in residential and commercial properties.

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Report calls for raised ambitions on energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is sometimes dubbed the world’s ‘first fuel’ – and it’s certainly a resource that hasn’t been tapped to its potential yet. Where you can reduce demand for energy in the first place, less needs to be generated, and the carbon and financial savings can be massive. A new study from the UK Energy […]

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ISO 14001 accreditation marks culmination in series of environmental commitments.

Superglass has always had excellent environmental credentials – up to 84% of our raw material is recycled glass, after all. And further evidence of our ‘green’ commitment has been our accreditation of ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management System for our production processes. An international manufacturing standard that’s independently assessed and awarded only by meeting strict […]

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Putting The ‘super’ Back In SuperGlass Insulation

Colin Heath, Managing Editor of Insulate, recently interviewed Ken Munro (CEO of Superglass) about his approach and future plans for Superglass: What first attracted you to the insulation industry? It was the Superglass business that attracted me. As a large independent company competing against giant international players, I believed that Superglass would need to develop […]

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Practical guide: How to prevent heat loss at design stage

Building owners and householders are increasingly looking for property that is cheap to run as well as comfortable to live or work in. It’s a great way of protecting against the future. To do this, you’ve got to cut heat loss, and the best place to start is at design stage. Read our white paper […]

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Ensuring quality in the rush to build new homes

Right now, there is an aggressive push to build new homes. This is no bad thing; targets are steep, and demand has to be met. In 2016, 151,687 homes were registered with the NHBC – 70% up compared to levels seen at the 2008/9 housing crash, and the second highest figures ever. Clearly the UK’s […]

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The Bonfield Review: What’s in it for you?

Each Home Counts, the long-awaited review of the consumer experience of energy efficiency and renewable energy by Dr Peter Bonfield, was published before Christmas. It offers plenty of food for thought for everyone involved in delivering green measures for householders. The trade taking on more accountability is a key theme, with the report emphasising that […]

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25 Million Homes Require Insulation To Meet Standards in 2050

A new report titled ‘Building Places That Work For Everyone’, has been proposed to the UK government by the Green Building Council, revealing the drastic need for improved housing insulation. It predicts that four out of five occupied homes in 2050 have already been built, meaning that to meet sustainability targets, 25 million homes will […]

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Scotland’s first Sustainable Growth Agreement signed by Superglass

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has signed Scotland’s first Sustainable Growth Agreement Monday, 20 March at a launch event with Superglass. The agreement (SGA) signed by SEPA Chief Executive Terry A’Hearn and Superglass CEO Ken Munro, is the first of its kind and centres on six commitments to proactively enhance the environmental performance of […]

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