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    18 December 2017

    Hackitt interim report: MIMA believes phase two report must go further to recommend that Buildings Regulations only allow non-combustible materials to be specified for use in mid to high-rise & high occupancy buildings.

    MIMA welcomes Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent interim report on Building Regulations and Fire Safety and its recommendations - in particular the finding that the current regulatory system for ensuring fire safety in high-rise and complex buildings is not fit for purpose.

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    25 October 2017

    MIMA responds to the Hackitt Review on Building Regulations and Fire Safety

    MIMA responds to the Hackitt Review on Building Regulations and Fire Safety

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    27 September 2017

    MIMA supported industry alliance launches aspirational action plan for Government to make our buildings great again

    Industry alliance launches aspirational action plan for Government to make our buildings great again

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    21 September 2017

    Statement on fire, public safety and the Buildings Regulations Review

    MIMA welcomes the review of Buildings Regulations but would like to see this review go much further and consider other potentially high occupancy buildings where speed of escape is likely to be constrained such as schools, hospitals and care homes and other high rise non-domestic buildings which appear to fall outside of the Building Regulations review Terms of Reference.

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    28 July 2017

    MIMA statement on the BRE cladding testing

    MIMA welcomes the BRE cladding tests instructed by DCLG and is fully cooperating with both DCLG and the BRE.

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    21 September 2016

    MIMA comments on the Prime Minister’s announcement that the UK will ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of 2016 21st September 2016

    MIMA is encouraged to hear the Prime Minister’s announcement today that the UK will ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of this year, and must now focus on putting in place the national policy framework necessary to deliver on the agreement and the UK’s own climate objectives.

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    01 September 2016

    MIMA comments on Bright Blue’s Green Conservatism report

    Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive Director at MIMA comments on the new report from Bright Blue’s Green Conservatism project on “Better homes: incentivising home energy improvements”

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    24 June 2016

    MEPs calls for the Commission to drive energy efficiency by making it a European energy infrastructure priority

    MIMA reaction to European report on the Energy Efficiency Directive

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    14 April 2016

    MIMA comments on the NAO report on the Green Deal:

    Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive Director at MIMA comments on the NAO’s report on the Green Deal

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  • Bright Blue
    08 April 2016

    MIMA comment on the launch of Bright Blue's Green Conservatism project

    Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive Director at MIMA comments on today’s launch of Bright Blue’s Green Conservatism project,

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    16 March 2016

    MIMA comments on the Energy and Climate Change report on home energy efficiency and demand reduction

    Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive Director of MIMA comments: “It is extremely encouraging that the influential committee of MPs have recognised that making energy efficiency of our homes must become a key national infrastructure priority. It has long been recognised that investment in the fabric of buildings and in their energy efficiency has a positive effect on economic growth by increasing productivity and attracting investment, as well as providing public goods and boosting employment in the construction and other sectors. It is a strategic infrastructure need.”

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  • MIMA news logo
    26 November 2015

    The Mineral Wool Manufacturers Association (MIMA) has today responded to the Spending Review and Autumn Statement

    MIMA along with leading businesses and charities have come together in the lead up to the Spending Review to urge the Government to recognise energy efficiency as a national infrastructure priority and to use capital funds to improve our homes across the UK the homes that are the draughtiest in Western Europe.

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    10 November 2015

    MIMA responds to the HM Treasury consultation on reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape

    The Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association (MIMA) has responded to the HMT Treasury consultation on reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape and has called for the Government to:

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  • MIMA news logo
    30 October 2015

    MIMA supports Energy Efficiency 'Dragon’s Den' policy event with Policy Exchange

    Along with the European Climate Foundation, Knauf Insulation and Willmott Dixon, the Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association (MIMA) is supporting adragons den style event with Policy Exchange on Friday 6th November at which a number of expertswill pitch their policy ideas onhow to incentivise households to adopt energy efficiency measures,to be critiqued by a panel of policy dragons.

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    30 October 2015

    MIMA calls for Europe to be tough and support energy efficiency in response to EU Commission consultation

    In support of the response to the EU Commission, Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive Director at MIMA said: “EU Member States should be encouraged to account for the full range of benefits that energy efficiency has for their economy and their populations, young and old. The EU Commission has a responsibility to recognise its role in this process.”

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