Another Letter From Ed Balls

Remember when I sent MP Ed Balls an email, campaigning to make sure windows were installed as part of the Green Deal, as well as trying to push for 5% VAT for energy efficient windows? Well if not, you can read his response to that first email here: https://www.doubleglazingblogger.com/2012/07/letter-from-ed-balls/ Today I received another letter from Mr [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:15+01:00August 27th, 2013|Categories: Energy efficiency, Government|

EU May Cost The UK The Green Deal

One of the main selling points of the Green Deal is that the products included in the scheme are granted the lower 5% rate of VAT (bar windows but that is another matter!). The 5% rate will help ensure that the cost of the home improvements are outweighed by the benefits and energy saving reductions [...]

By |2013-06-09T13:08:59+01:00August 22nd, 2012|Categories: Government, Green Deal|

Lost Faith

In a new age of openness and honesty, there are still large swathes of our country and economy which are still run by the dishonest and incapable. We currently live in a country where the every week the banking system appears to be more corrupt and only serves to rip off the general public. To [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:31+01:00July 2nd, 2012|Categories: banks, Government|

A Letter To Your Local MP

The title of this post sounds very dry I know, but it contains something we all need to be doing to make sure our industry gets a fair chance when the Green Deal comes to fruition. Our friends @APSWindowCo as well input from Russell from Finesse Windows on the Low VAT Rate For Windows,  have [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:33+01:00May 1st, 2012|Categories: Government, Green Deal|

>Green Deal Doomed To Fail

>The Green Deal has been on shaky ground ever since the details of the deal have been researched and found to be inconsistent at best. However, the Government's latest set of figures could spell the end for a deal which has had so much lobbying, hours of debate in Parliament, and I'm sure many millions [...]

By |2012-01-13T17:17:00+00:00January 13th, 2012|Categories: banks, double glazing, energy companies, Energy efficiency, energy rated windows, Government, Green Deal, jobs|

>Now Is Not The Time For Striking

>Everyone seems to have an opinion on the strikes that happened last Wednesday. So here's mine, and I'll try and keep this as swift as possible. On a subject like this it's easy to get carried away!For me, striking at a time when the country is struggling to get it's economy back on track is [...]

By |2011-12-02T20:16:00+00:00December 2nd, 2011|Categories: economy, Government, Recession, strikes|
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