May 2014 News
You heard it again one of the leading energy companies has been ripping you off oops, miss-selling as OFGEM call it. So now is the time you should think about our alternative Green Deal all the benefits that the big 6 promise but we can deliver and save you money.
Be warned this is a Scam; highlighted by BBC Radio 4, we too have many reports from the elderly about the new Green Deal and the scams to defraud people by paying cash fees up-front please click here to listen to the report .
The Green Deal can help many people and families save money on their Bills but and we stress it is not a fit all answer. We are fully accredited Green Deal Advisors and do not charge up-front fees, if you are interested in the Green Deal or believe you have been party to a scam please contact Richard details on our meet the team page.
We are founder members of the Institute of Domestic Energy Assessors (IDEA) if you feel you have fallen foul to the cowboys offering the Green Deal we maybe able to help you? We always recommend that you check the identification of the assessor on the door step if they are genuine they will be pleased that you have ask, and always try to instruct an IDEA member. Please note we do not Cold Call our potential client! OAPs please feel free to call us for free advice.
If in doubt check them out - keep them out!
Richard Longhurst has secured the rights to our own Home Energy Calculator (widget) so soon you will be able to calculate how much money your home is actually wasting through lack of insulation.
What does the future hold for you with ECO?
Read the Report here
Here at Rainbow we do love a Listed Building
So these are a few beautiful buildings we have had the pleasure to complete surveys on
Boiler exchange Grade II listed Old meets new with Solid Wall Insulation
Green Deal or Boiler Exchange Rainbow eco has no boundaries
These are two projects at opposite ends of the spectrum the first (left) a timber framed Tin clad dwelling very poor insulation properties as well as heating. This home is pending a Green Deal make over.
The second (right) a new build circa 2011, but running a low efficacy heating system the occupier was eligible for the boiler exchange. For Green Deal Advice or Boiler Exchange please call Richard on 07462544224
Congratulations to Richard Rainbow’s Senior Technical Surveyor who won the contract late last year with Aran Services to provide Kent County Council with ECO technical surveys for the KCC Boiler Exchange Scheme.
To date, Richard and his team have completed over of 700 surveys under the scheme providing the Old and vulnerable with modern energy efficient Boilers and controls.
Richard said “I am amazed at the amount of pensioners had little or no heating in this day and age, there attitude is we don’t like to ask, well the team and I are pleased that we have made a difference for our elderly folk”
Richard also pointed out that he is happy to carry out independent Green Deal reports and follow up recommendations if required.
Here you can see current and past projects we are working on or have completed, from Eco surveys to damp condensation surveys.
Brixton London SW9
We were please to accept instructions to complete 180 Eco surveys on behalf of Higgins Construction PLC. The project is part of a £9m makeover.
On going projects
We are pleased to act for Basildon Council offering technical surveys investigating damp and condensation issues, if left unattended this can have an adverse effect to the build fabric and more importantly health.
Here we identified a leaking pipe behind the stud wall, the subject was also prone to high relative humidity (RH) so we recommended a Positive Input Ventilation unit (PIV)
On going projects
Gravesham Borough Council
Tenants of Gravsham now receive free Solar PV Graveshams commitment to decent homes, and Rainbow Eco Solutions are pleased to be involved.
We have now completed over a 1,000 Eco surveys on this project and it is ongoing, this has included window replacement based upon our recommendations.