Oldham, UK —The British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association (BRUFMA) has responded positively to a UK government committee report on the role of insulation in homes and buildings.
Simon Storer, chief executive of BRUFMA said: "this report reiterates many of the messages of which BRUFMA is supportive. Chiefly, the significant savings that can be obtained through better energy efficiency."
BRUFMA added that as well as the importance of strengthening energy policy and encouraging councils to increase thermal performance by installing better installation; The figures suggest that improvements to energy efficiency will save a typical household £290 ($361) /year. There is the potential to deliver further savings in the future, BRUFMA said.
As well as savings for householders, the report also includes analysis on business energy prices and bills, and highlights the potential for energy savings from insulation for commercial buildings. Britain says it is also engaged in the sector and supports policies which can drive uptake of energy efficiency improvements in commercial buildings.
Full details of the committee on climate change as energy prices and bills report 2017 can be found at https://www.theccc.org.uk/publications/energy-prices-and-bills-report-2017/
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