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Insulate your home the easy way with West Coast Insulation

West Coast Insulation is recommending homeowners take advantage of the new grant scheme which is now the highest level it has ever been at €1,123. Homeowners can contact the Galway company for a free quotation for cavity wall and attic insulation.

Award winning modular home business relocates to Swinford

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Swinford is to become the new headquarters of an up and coming company that will bring business with strong potential for significant job creation to the town.

Tips to help with exam stress

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Exam season is almost upon us and for thousands of secondary school students, June will see them sit their state exams for the junior and senior cycle. Younger children may have summer tests and university students have exams too. It can be a stressful time for both students and parents as they enter into the final few weeks of study and get set to take their papers. We wanted to give you a few tips to help cope with exam stress and hopefully achieve the results you are all hoping for.

Ensure insulation installer and products are NSAI certified

As the economy continues to grow and more people decide to renovate their homes, the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) is warning consumers to only use NSAI quality certified products and installers when insulating their properties.

Insulation works and central heating top of council's housing works list

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Mayo County Council has been working on bringing its housing stock up to standard in relation to insulation and central heating works over the past year and that will continue into 2016. In a report to the elected members of the council, senior executive officer Paul Benson outlined that according to preliminary data of the council's 2,046 housing units, 112 of them had been identified as being deficient in terms of central heating provision and 764 had been identified as having insulation standards lower than being applied by the council under its energy efficiency programme. However it was outlined that most of the houses in the 764 identified as being deficient in terms of insulation complied with building regulations at the time of their construction and that the council apply a very high standard when it comes to insulation and it is for this reason that the glaring deficiency exists.

Free home insulation

Home Comforts Better Energy Ltd is part of a national scheme that provides free insulation to homeowners if they meet certain criteria. 

Opt for Technitherm wall insulation in your home

Western Insulation offer Technitherm cavity wall fill. With 25 years of proven performance insulating all types of cavity in all types of climate, Technitherm is a fully certified spray foam insulation for injection into closed cavities of new and existing homes.

Increase in grant levels for Better Energy Homes scheme

There has been an increase in grant levels for the Better Energy Homes scheme which Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD, Gabrielle McFadden believes will encourage more people to invest in energy efficiency improvements in their homes.

Save money on energy costs with Home Comforts

A properly insulated home is energy-efficient and will not only save you money on your bills, but will make your home more comfortable to live in and also help contribute to a cleaner environment.

Homeowners advised to take advantage of Government grants now

Homeowners in Galway should be aware that the Government grants scheme which assists homeowners to insulate their homes is still available. The scheme is available to all homes built before 2006 and there is a grant of €500 for cavity wall and attic insulation. A building energy rating is also given to the home after the works are complete. West Coast Insulation, which has been providing insulation to homes across Galway since 2009, is now offering the grants directly off the quotation. The company will look after the paperwork for you and there is no waiting for grant refunds — the amount comes directly off your bill.

 

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