Mark Group HistoryWe’re Mark Group and we love saving you money, helping you stay warm and toasty and reducing your carbon footprint all at the same time.  As the UK’s leading energy saving experts, we’re great at helping you to take a ‘whole home’ approach to energy efficiency.  And we definitely know our stuff; since 1974, we’ve helped over two million homes and businesses lose less (through insulation), use less (through efficient heating systems) and generate more (through renewable technologies).

We’ve expanded at quite a rate since 1974 and now operate on three continents with 2,500 of us worldwide all helping to install over 7,000 energy-saving measures every week, though we remain a family-owned business with family values at our heart.

We have smart solutions for homeowners, businesses, house-builders and the construction industry, local authorities and social housing providers. We also partner with major utility companies and leading manufacturers, allowing us to give you the best possible service and latest technologies.

The Prince's Trust

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives. The Trust gives practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation. They work with 13 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law.

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Leicester Tigers Community Programme

Mark Group is delighted to be the Official Sponsor of the Leicester Tigers Community Programme. Mark Group strongly believes in supporting and developing healthy links with the local community and is delighted to engage in this programme that promotes strong and healthy lifestyles and greener living.

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Who are we?

Mark Group was founded back in 1974, pioneering cavity wall and loft insulation in Leicestershire and rapidly becoming the leading domestic insulation specialist in the UK.
Nearly 40 years on, Mark Group is a major international organisation, insulating more than a quarter of a million homes a year from regional distribution centres across the UK, as well as making inroads into energy efficiency markets in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

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We began insulating homes back in 1974 and recognised that this is the first step in helping save energy, money and carbon emissions. Today, Mark Group help make over 7,000 homes, schools and businesses more energy efficient every week, across three continents. Our portfolio has expanded in recent years to include an increasingly popular and proven range of energy saving products.

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We’ve been helping our customers become more energy efficient since 1974 and been involved in projects in communities across the UK. Here’s a quick collection of news stories and press releases from Mark Group, The Energy Saving Experts.

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As you’d expect from us, we’re active members of the leading industry associations, and are committed to obtaining and maintaining industry accreditations and standards to demonstrate our focus on quality assurance, including:

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Mark Group was founded in 1974 in Leicester, England by John and Kathleen Cottingham and has grown to become a leader in energy saving and generation solutions.

The core business structure was originally built around home insulation but with advances in technology and the rise in awareness of the need to reduce energy consumption, Mark Group’s business plan was tailored for prosperous growth.

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Training Academy

Training is crucial to Mark Group’s business, whether it’s product installation, health and safety or customer service. With 40 years of industry experience under its belt, the business has a strong bank of highly skilled employees and it makes sense for this knowledge to be passed along to new personnel. In 2008 the Mark Academy opened its doors for the first time. A purpose-built facility containing practical training areas for every kind of technology.

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Mark Group operate out of 16 distribution centres across the UK, including our Mark Group Academy and Technical Support Centre in Leicester. Simply click on the distribution centre you wish to get in touch with and contact details and directions will appear below.

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Do you have any idea if your home has the right amount of insulation?
Would you know how to find this out and what simple steps you can take to make your home more energy efficient, helping to reduce your bills?
Our technology partner, HeatSeekers, use specially equipped vehicles and state-of-the-art thermal imaging technology to capture thermal images of the outside of your home to highlight any potential heat loss.

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