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08 December 2014

Saint-Gobain win Large Corporate Award at Franco-British Business Awards

SAINT-GOBAIN win Franco-British Business Award Saint-Gobain win Large Corporate Award at Franco-British Business Awards Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland, a leader in sustainable habitat and construction was awarded with the Large Corporate Award at the Franco-British Business Awards 2014. Following an in-depth assessment and presentation in front of a distinguished panel of judges, Saint-Gobain was presented[…]

  • 08 December 2014

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17 November 2014

Encon Group achieve two internationally recognised certifications

Pictured from left: Will Barker and Richard Prince This was achieved in just five months across all of the group’s 21 sites and its Head Office from the UKAS-accredited body NQA using an integrated management system some 15 years after Encon became the first national insulation distributor to gain the quality standard ISO 9001 across[…]

  • 17 November 2014

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17 November 2014

Kooltherm from Kingspan Tarec for new Dunlop manufacturing facility

Kooltherm from Kingspan Tarec for Dunlop new manufacturing facility 1,000 linear metres of Kingspan Tarec Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation were installed on the on the heating and domestic services pipework as well as on the supply vent ductwork across the building by M&E Contractors, P&R Morson. new facility achieved an EPC ‘A’ 21 rating and[…]

  • 17 November 2014

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  • 17 November 2014

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14 November 2014

Expanded polystyrene makers adopt ‘airpop’ name

Airpop expanded polystyrene EPS renamed Brand name airpop¬ now replaces many names previously used across Europe including Styropor, PSE, Piepschuim and Polyfoam bringing a common European name for the material. David Emes, Chairman of the BPF EPS group: ñAirpop has been chosen because the name immediately brings to mind what the material is made of[…]

  • 14 November 2014

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11 November 2014

Encon Insulation partners with Nevill Long at new branch

The new site in Feltham will allow for the creation of new jobs The new branch incorporates three industrial units and two large yards that will help to improve delivery and trade for Encon, whilst its proximity to Heathrow Airport and major motorways will help with the transportation of goods. After 30 years of being[…]

  • 11 November 2014

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11 November 2014

Walltite spray foam provides insulation at shipping container house

The home was constructed using shipping containers The closed polyurethane spray foam was applied all over the walls and ceilings to a depth of 125mm to provide airtight insulation with a U-value of 0.2 W/m2K, providing significant energy savings for the life of the building. Grand Designs presenter, Kevin McCloud, pointed out that the house[…]

  • 11 November 2014

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04 November 2014

Reflectashield TF 0.81 film enhances thermal performance

The membrane enhances the thermal performance of timber and steel frame structures The high performance membrane provides a high level of emissivity and breathability, as well as secondary protection to the building when it is being constructed. Installed on the external face of the timber frame with the foil side facing out, the product has[…]

  • 04 November 2014

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03 November 2014

Encon Insulation support for construction Academy

Pictured from left: Plastering technician Laura Miles, construction technician Callum Thurman, Encon’s John Collins, workshop labourer John-Paul Wrenn and plastering lecturer/team leader Daren Yeatman. Encon Insulation supplied 80 first and second-year students at New College Nottingham’s Academy of Construction, Basford Hall, with work-wear and building materials such as plasterboard, bonding bags, industrial pipe sections, and[…]

  • 03 November 2014

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28 October 2014

Kingspan Kooltherm rainscreen board for mass spectrometry HQ

Facade insulation for the new Waters Corporation mass spectrometry headquarters in Wilmslow includes 20,000 m2 of Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board Waters Corporation consolidated 4 existing sites in the local area to create the new 19,753 m2 facility largest single site globally committed to the support and development of mass spectrometry systems set in 37 acre[…]

  • 28 October 2014

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