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SWIGA appoints new Executive Director

By: jimtestco   •   July 3, 2015

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.

Andrew Champ - SWIGA appoints new Executive DirectorNick 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 35 years and joined Rockwool in 1989. He was the business development Director for Rockwool UK, responsible for the development of new business’s, including their External Wall systems business in the UK.”

Commenting on his appointment, Andrew said: “I’m am excited to be joining SWIGA and taking forward what already is a great consumer offer to the next level. Consumer confidence is a critical factor when investing in a modern SWI system and SWIGA draws on all of the industries experience to ensure only the highest quality systems are installed by highly trained contractors, all of whom have to meet the exacting standards SWIGA demands.

“A SWIGA warranty is backed by a robust 25 year guarantee with an industry-leading Quality Assurance framework. At a cost of £79 per standard house, I believe this represents fantastic value for money.”

SWIGA was created by the solid wall industry to provide quality assurance and consumer protection to support the roll out of SWI under the Green Deal and ECO through the provision of an independent 25 year guarantee for external wall, internal wall and hybrid solid wall installations carried out under the SWIGA framework by certified installers.

For more information about SWIGA and how to become a member please contact Andrew Champ at SWIGA or call 01304 852059