Oldham, UK — BRUFMA, the British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers' Association, has welcomed four recommendations in the Bonfield review into UK home energy performance.The report, formally titled Each Home Counts, and published shortly before Christmas 2016, recommends that a quality mark for all energy efficiency measures for all companies which operate in that sector should be introduced.
The other key proposals of the review which BRUFMA supports are:
- a charter — to ensure all consumers receive excellent customer service will clear redress process and guarantees;
- a code of conduct setting out how companies behave operate and report; and,
- codes of practice relevant to the installation and minimise the risk of poor quality.
Kevin Bohea, BRUFMA president said: "thermal insulation is one of the most cost-effective ways of improving the energy efficiency of a property. BRUFMA members represent almost 50% of the UK's thermal insulation market and our members tell us that the backing of both installers and consumers is important.