Garden Decking, Garden Patios, Summer House & Block Paving – Essex

Garden Decking, Garden Patios, Summer House & Block Paving – Essex

Gardens can become sanctuaries for some of us, somewhere to relax and forget about the trials and tribulations of our busy lives. It’s a wonderful place to sit and ponder, listening to the birds and feeling the breeze. We often enjoy entertaining in the summer too,- when we have sunshine, so plan ahead now and we can help you achieve a fantastic space within your budget and in time for the BBQ and beer season. Whatever you would love to have for your great – or small – outdoors, C J Yates Construction will gladly help advise...
Going Green

Going Green

Think Green Sustainable energy and the reduction of carbon emissions are here to stay in the new world of energy efficiency. Government plans are set to transform the energy efficiency of construction over the coming decades. Are you prepared? By 2020 seven million homes will have been significantly improved retrofitted with all appropriate insulation measures or with micro renewable products like solar thermal panels. By 2015 no old home will lack the basic energy efficiency measures, and from 2016 all new homes will be built to a new zero-carbon standard. You may have heard about the government’s Green Deal scheme, which lets people make energy-saving improvements to their home without having to pay all the costs up front. Instead, you pay this back through your energy bills. Green Deal Energy Saving Measures A Green Deal Assessment will be carried out on your home. The Green Deal Advisor will then be able to give you Green Deal Advice and recommendations for measures that will improve the energy efficiency of your home, based on your current lifestyle energy usage. You will receive a Green Deal Report, which will recommend any energy efficient improvements that can be offered to you under this scheme. There are many areas that would be considered for improvement such as: Double Glazing Boiler Upgrades Loft Insulation Cavity Wall Insulation Solid Wall Insulation Draft Proofing Flooring Insulation Solar Water Panels Solar Panels Ground Source Heat Pumps Wind Turbines There is also a Cashback Scheme, which is open to householders making energy saving improvements under the Green Deal. This includes those renting privately or in social housing. Landlords, private...