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SWIGA is providing access to copies of the three industry developed documents that supplement the new PAS2030:2017.

The Scottish Government HEEPS Loan Scheme for energy efficiency measures is now open. Therefore the Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) is advising anyone in Scotland considering solid wall insulation to their property to ensure they use a SWIGA member. The HEEPS Loan scheme is open to owner occupiers, private tenants and registered private sector landlords in Scotland. They can now apply for an interest free loan of up to £15,000 for installing a variety of measures and the repayment period varies based on the amount borrowed but those taking out higher value loans for solid wall insulation for example, Read the full Story

The Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) is a not for profit guarantee provider for solid wall solutions. Set up by industry to encourage continuous industry quality improvements through the use of its unique quality framework. SWIGA provides direct support to the customer through its extensive network of member’s expertise. The SWIGA guarantee offers cover for; external wall, internal wall and hybrid systems for traditional solid wall properties, non-traditional properties such as no-fines concrete and frame buildings. As well as providing cover for low and high rise apartments. Andrew Champ, Executive Director of SWIGA, commented; “SWIGA’s commitment to provide the Read the full Story

SWI under new funding scheme

The Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) offers, through its members, the most comprehensive suite of refurbishment guarantees for solid wall solutions and continues to provide an offer for the remaining Green Deal Home Improvement Fund vouchers as well as covering ECO schemes. SWIGA’s guarantees offer cover for; external wall, internal wall and hybrid systems for traditional solid wall properties, non-traditional properties such as no-fines concrete and frame buildings. As well as providing cover for low, mid and high rise apartments. Andrew Champ, Executive Director of SWIGA, commented; “SWIGA’s commitment to provide the consumer and the insulation industry with a Read the full Story

Slash-energy-bills-with-Solid-Wall-Insulation

Recent figures from Ofgem indicate that the average dual fuel bill over the next year will be £1,292. Therefore the Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) is advising householders of the benefits from Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) and with the right measures installed these households could see a real difference in their energy bills. Andrew Champ, Executive Director of SWIGA explained: “up to 45% of heat can leak through un-insulated solid walls so installing SWI is essential if householders want to save energy and money.  The Energy Saving Trust regards SWI as one of the most effective energy saving measures Read the full Story

Andrew Champ has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA), a not-for-profit organisation formed to support the highest standards of quality for Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) installations, backed by industry and providing consumers with a simple, dependable guarantee. Nick Ralph, Chair of SWIGA commented: “We are delighted that Andrew has joined our team as he brings a considerable amount of industry knowledge to the role and will drive forward SWIGA’s position to provide the highest levels of service to both its membership and consumers. “Andrew has worked in the construction industry for Read the full Story

Announcement

May 7, 2015


Steve Tanner, General Manager has left SWIGA to join the family business and a replacement has been appointed who will assume responsibility for SWIGA’s operations. General queries can continue to be directed to SWIGA at info@swiga.co.uk and more complex or technical queries at gerry.miller@swiga.co.uk Nick Ralph Vice Chairman SWIGA

SWIGA AGM 20th November

November 6, 2014


The SWIGA AGM & Members Meeting will be held on Thursday 20th November. All members should have received email invitations, but if not, please send an email to steve.tanner@swiga.co.uk We have highly relevant and interesting speakers and will also be discussing details of the GDHIF re-launch, so we are anticipating high attedance. Please find the agenda here and ensure you REGISTER HERE as soon as possible. Each company is entitled to one seat, but should you wish to invite more, you can register up to two others.  These will be at a cost of £30/person which will be invoiced next week.  We Read the full Story

Save with Solid Wall Insulation

September 24, 2014


Householders could be saving up to £460* per year by installing Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) and with the average annual dual fuel bill now totaling £1,328 per year, The Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) is urging householders to insulate before winter sets in.

Householders could be saving up to £460* per year by installing Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) and with the average annual dual fuel bill now totaling £1,328 per year, The Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) is urging householders to insulate before winter sets in. Steve Tanner, General Manager of SWIGA, commented: “An astounding 45% of heat can leak through un-insulated solid walls so installing SWI is a step that householders can take to save money and energy. The only way to reduce this heat loss is to insulate these properties with SWI. It can be applied on the inside using Read the full Story

Householders now offered up to 6000 funding for Solid Wall Insulation

The Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA) is highlighting the Government’s new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF), launched this week, which will enable homeowners in England and Wales to claim back for energy efficiency upgrades to their properties. Under the GDHIF households will now be able claim back up to a maximum of £6,000 for installing Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) (up to 75% of the amount they have to pay for SWI is refunded). The new scheme also includes a £500 Home Buyers Bonus and a refund of up to £100 for the Green Deal Assessment report that has Read the full Story