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On The Wall - Industry News From INCA

The Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) is the recognised trade association for the external wall insulation (EWI) industry, representing the major system designers, a nationwide network of specialist installers and the key component suppliers.

Below you’ll find all the latest news  relating to the EWI industry as a whole from our news blog entitled “On The Wall”

EWI Industry News From INCA

Green Homes Energy Package

Green Homes Energy Package

The Government announces a £2bn Green Homes Energy Package At last……some good news for our industry It all started last week with Energy efficiency groups urging the Chancellor to introduce a street by street energy efficiency retrofit scheme. Ahead of the Economic...

INCA Systems Designers meet the BBA

INCA Systems Designers meet the BBA

On 12 December, a delegate from the INCA Technical Committee met John Albon, Richard Beale and Brian Moore of the BBA. The aim was to have a frank and open discussion about the how the EWI industry can work better with the BBA in order that all parties are satisfied....

Energy Company Obligation – ECO3

Energy Company Obligation – ECO3

The Executive Chairman’s response to the ECO3 Consultation released by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. 2018 – 2022 Background and overview: As an industry, we welcome a policy committed to helping the fuel poor. That said, we would prefer...

Where’s the BEEF?

Where’s the BEEF?

INCA is a member of BEEF, the British Energy Efficiency Federation. This is a group of organisations that meets quarterly to discuss issues facing industries working in the energy efficiency sector. Chairman, Andrew Warren, explains the provenance of the Federation,...

Countdown to the 2018 Energy Efficiency Standards

Countdown to the 2018 Energy Efficiency Standards

Have you done enough to avoid a £4,000 fine? Some 6% of landlords risk financial penalties and being banned from renting if their properties fall beneath imminent energy efficiency rules. From 1 April 2018, the new regulations have the potential to leave landlords...

British Energy Efficiency Federation

British Energy Efficiency Federation

In December, INCA was represented at the British Energy Efficiency Federation (BEEF) meeting by Anna Wesson of the Secretariat. Founded in 1996 by the UK Government, BEEF aims to provide a forum for consultation between existing industry associations and the energy...

Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

This week, Dame Judith Hackitt published her interim report of the Independent Review which suggests a major overhaul of the Building Regulations systems, especially for tall buildings, to create a risk based approach underpinned by cultural change in the industry....

Complying with PAS 2030:2017

Complying with PAS 2030:2017

PAS 2030:2017 has now been published with the expectation that installers claiming compliance, including for sub-contracted work, will implement it from 1 April 2017 and meet it by 31 May 2017. A complete pre-design Building Survey must have been undertaken by a...

INCA and the Solid Wall Symposium in Scotland

INCA and the Solid Wall Symposium in Scotland

INCA Represents the EWI Industry at Solid Wall Symposium in Scotland The Insulated Render and Cladding Association (INCA) represented the external wall insulation (EWI) Industry at a solid wall insulation (SWI) Symposium in Scotland this month highlighting the...