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by ClareRedfern
Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:03 am
Forum: Insulation
Topic: More resistance to External Wall Insulation!
Replies: 4
Views: 3063

Re: More resistance to External Wall Insulation!

(banging head against the desk) Some properties have been done, our planning are very supportive of the scheme but highways are talking about going to court for a stoppage of highway order, despite the fact that the EWI wont actually extend the property any further than the roof - apparetnly the hig...
by ClareRedfern
Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Insulation
Topic: More resistance to External Wall Insulation!
Replies: 4
Views: 3063

Re: More resistance to External Wall Insulation!

Peter

I'm having the same issue, I was wondering if you found a resolution? :(

Clare
Stockport MBC
by ClareRedfern
Mon Oct 07, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: Customer Case studies
Topic: Customer Case Study - Re-Connection nightmare
Replies: 0
Views: 1945

Customer Case Study - Re-Connection nightmare

Background:- Mr G was recently released from prison (12 days ago), he had a very small amount of money on release but now had nothing. Because he was only serving 12 weeks housing benefit maintained his rent payment, this meant because he had a property to return to the support he was offered was m...
by ClareRedfern
Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: Energy Efficiency Advice
Topic: Boilers from Help-link - too good to be true or good deal???
Replies: 1
Views: 3410

Boilers from Help-link - too good to be true or good deal???

I’m starting to get quite a few enquiries regarding the help-link advert – buy a boiler for £17pm including service contract – on the face of it sounds like a good deal, and for those who don’t qualify for a grant, don’t have any savings and have no heating possibly the only option – however I can’t...
by ClareRedfern
Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General Fuel Poverty Issues
Topic: fuel poverty ratio - disposable income or all?
Replies: 0
Views: 1284

fuel poverty ratio - disposable income or all?

Does anyone know if the income on the fuel poverty ratio to calculate if someone is fuel poor (as below) is disposable income or household income before all other expenditures and if so is it before or after tax? Fuel poverty ratio = fuel costs (modelled usage x price) ÷ income I want to check if so...
by ClareRedfern
Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Renewables
Topic: Data Collection
Replies: 1
Views: 4255

Data Collection

Please help! Currently I collect data from Building Control on installations for cav walls, windows, and so on, and I've started askign for renewables data too, I've started to receive ELECSA, NAPIT and NICEIC records for PV - does anyone know what Solar Thermal would come under? would it be gas saf...
by ClareRedfern
Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: The Green Deal & Home Improvement Fund
Topic: Green Deal Concerns
Replies: 10
Views: 7991

Re: Green Deal Concerns

I also have lots of concerns:- (prepare yourselves) Who is going to regulate the "Assessors" - you only have to look at EPC assessors, loads paid out for training then Estate Agents monopolised that, some assessors take an hour and do a "proper" assessment, others I hear take 10 minutes (seriously)....
by ClareRedfern
Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:11 pm
Forum: Energy Efficiency Advice
Topic: Voltage optimisation in the domestic
Replies: 6
Views: 8982

Re: Voltage optimisation in the domestic

I believe Stockport Homes (ALMO) are using these with their Solar PV scheme - perhaps try contacting them for an "in practice" opinion? Personally I'm also not convinced, VPhase did a presentation at one of our recent CAN meetings and my initial thought is its too expensive, whose going to pay (priv...

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