Celotex Insulation is beginning its Insulating Scotland campaign on 28th September by embarking on a two week campervan roadshow, visiting a number of locations across Scotland.
The tower blocks, originally constructed in the 1950s using a solid concrete no fines wall construction, each comprise of 30 flats. Kingspan’s Kooltherm Wall Insulation System makes up part of a £3.5m refurbishment. Following a Green Deal Advice Report (GDAR) undertaken by Sustainable Energy Scotland, it was recommended that an internal wall insulation system was[…]
REHAU and the Passivhaus Trust As new members of the Passivhaus Trust and with a number of Passivhaus certified products in its portfolio, REHAU’s latest seminar demonstrate its ongoing commitment to the concept and its practical application in the construction sector. More than 70 delegates were at the seminar from across the Midlands and South[…]
FirePro SoftSeal is a flexible, firestopping solution particularly suited to service penetrations and linear joints, where a high degree of movement needs to be accommodated.
The first Wienerberger e4 brick house was recently launched at BRE’s Innovation Park. The e4 brick house concept: Aims to create an archetype for future UK housing Developed in conjunction with ARUP to address need for affordable, sustainable homes Based on four fundamental principles of economy, energy, environment and emotion Provides homeowners with flexibility[…]
The solutions have been developed to offer superior thermal performance with a thinner profile, allowing valuable useable floor area to be maximised within the building footprint. ‘Real Value of Space in Commercial Real Estate’, was carried out by Sweett Group on behalf of Kingspan Insulation. ‘Real Value of Space in Commercial Real Estate’ The comprehensive[…]
Structherm’s team of specialists will be available on Stand G8, exhibiting its Structural External Wall Insulation (SEWI) system, specifically designed for hard-to-treat; non-traditional and high rise buildings. A team of specialists from Structherm will be exhibiting and answering questions on Stand G8. The SEWI system offers many benefits for residents and social landlords, including: Extended[…]
The Project Robotmother envisioned the tethered boat housing its maintenance rooms and bunking space, in addition to a mezzanine level office space. It approached Marraum Architecture with a complex, tricky brief. Originally, rigid PIR foam insulation was specified. However, at the application stage it became apparent that it would not entertain the roof’s jagged roof[…]
In 2012 the London School for Economics and ROCKWOOL published High Rise Hope, a path-breaking investigation into the social impact of whole building energy efficiency refurbishments in residential tower blocks.
Sundolitt XPS is a lightweight and durable thermal insulation board. Designed to withstand heavy loads, XPS also features a water-resistant design to withstand severe weather conditions without the risk of deterioration. XPS can be used for many applications, including cold store flooring. XPS has a wide variety of applications, including; commercial and domestic flooring, inverted[…]