Recognising that cavity masonry walls are a source of heat loss, the Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association (MIMA) has been instrumental in bringing about changes to Part L of the Building Regulations and RdSAP for Green Deal, to address this issue of significant energy leakage. IN this article, Nick Ralph from MIMA looks at the background to the changes and the solutions available to meet the requirements.
The Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association (MIMA) welcomes Part L changes of the Building Regulations but has concerns over the delay to not implement until 2014 and the reduced improvement target.
The latest report from Ofgem has revealed that significant advances have been made in the last throws of the CERT energy efficiency programme, however the Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturer’s Association (MIMA) is urging Government to ensure an effective transition mechanism is in place from January 1 2013 in order to meet targets.
New guidance to help local authorities in England improve the energy efficiency of their housing stock has been published today. Local authorities will be requested to publish details of their energy saving plans by 31 March 2013. The full DECC press release can be found here
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