24th January 2014
Home owners can still make huge energy savings from their loft insulation despite talk of a financial downgrade by the Energy Savings Trust (EST). The EST is expected to tell consumers early next month that previous estimates for how much energy was saved through the insulation were too high in some instances. Read full story
2nd December 2013
Bray & Slaughter, a leading regional building contractor, has installed the LoftZone insulation protection and safe access system in the Oasis Academy Connaught in Bristol. The work, done as part of a refurbishment of the academy Read full story
26th November 2013
Twelve London Leaders, backed by Mayor of London Boris Johnson, have been selected to showcase how green entrepreneurs and businesses can improve quality of life in the capital and boost the economy. Read full story
16th May 2013
YES Projects is managing a project to clear domestic lofts, insulate them, and provide a safe storage platform, thereby helping some of Hampshire's most vulnerable householders. Read full story
15th May 2013
Guinness South, a division of The Guinness Partnership, one of the largest affordable housing providers in the UK, has installed the LoftZone insulation protection and safe access system in 65 of its properties in south London. Read full story
1st May 2013
Houses in Brighton & Hove are celebrating being chosen as recipients of the new LoftZone “StoreFloor” product, which – for the first time – allows the occupants to increase the amount of storage space they have at home, and save on heating bills. Read full story
26th February 2013
"… Government needs to ensure that future insulation installations are protected so that consumers don't end up paying more than they need to heat their homes, and that further subsidies aren't wasted" Read full story
29th August 2012
Consumer demonstrations of StoreFloor, the revolutionary loft storage system, have been completed in West Midlands, East Midlands and East of England.Read full story
22nd August 2012
Climate Energy Solutions, an Essex-based energy efficiency installation company, has become LoftZone's first trade customer, buying its StoreFloor loft storage system. Read full story
19th July 2012
LoftZone has won first prize in the Oxford University Business for Change 2012 Competition, a competition to identify and nurture entrepreneurs who have novel, high-impact business ideas.Read full story
26th June 2012
Manufacture of a revolutionary British-designed loft storage solution has started in the Midlands.
Metsecplc, the UK’s largest specialist cold roll-forming company, and leading injection moulding company, Rutland Plastics, have started production of the galvanised steel beams and plastic components for the ‘StoreFloor’ in Oldbury and Oakham respectively earlier this month.
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15th May 2012
Dave Raval has been appointed as chief executive of LoftZone, a UK start-up company which develops innovative technologies to improve the utilisation and energy efficiency of loft spaces.
Formerly the Carbon Trust's head of entrepreneurs fast track, and before that its head of business incubation, Dave Raval specialises in the commercialisation of new technology. He joins LoftZone as it launches StoreFloor, a revolutionary solution which allows loft floors to be quickly and easily raised above the insulation, effectively protecting its integrity and performance and at the same time providing a safe and secure platform for storage and access for maintenance.Read full story
18th April 2012
"Nick Clegg and B&Q have completely missed the point when suggesting that people don't want the hassle of clearing their lofts in order to insulate," said David Lennan, chairman of LoftZone. "It is that once the insulation is installed, the loft can no longer be used for storage."
"B&Q saying that they can then put back the stuff the householder wants to keep means that it will be on top of the newly installed insulation, compressing it, and defeating the whole reason for installing it in the first place.Read full story
20th March 2012
At the start of EcoBuild (March 20, Excel, London), the world's largest sustainability exhibition, ground breaking research has been published revealing that just one in ten of UK homes is benefitting fully from loft insulation, and saving the money they think.
Although many households have the required level of loft insulation installed, the research reveals that 82 per cent of them use their loft for storage without realising that compressing insulation, either by boarding or simply by placing items on top of it, significantly reduces its effectiveness.Read full story20th March 2012
"StoreFloor could provide one of the biggest ever incentives to improve the uptake of loft insulation, at only a small additional cost."
'StoreFloor', a new loft storage system which will encourage a greater take-up of loft insulation, was launched by LoftZone at EcoBuild (March 20-22, Excel, London).
Over nine million homes in the UK (source: DECC), some 40 per cent of all homes, do not have adequate insulation in the loft. Read full story