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17 April 2015

Hollowcore & Schock innovation benefits PFI Extra Care scheme

Schock and Hollowcore innovation: Case Study PFI Extra Care complex at Knowsley, Merseyside. Bluebell Park Extra Care Facility built on the site of the former Wingate Towers flats contractor Bullocks Construction  designed by PRP Architects for Knowsley Housing Trust Bluebell Park Extra Care Facility homes benefits from speedier build time by using off-site manufacturing that[…]

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15 April 2015

Schöck thermal bridging solution at Canada Water Library

New Canada Water Library Schöck thermal bridging solution at Canada Water Library – 3,165 sq m library partly overhangs the lake and in style resembles an inverted pyramid Led by Southwark Council and BL Canada Quays Ltd, the Canada Water regeneration programme is a key part of the new town centre for Rotherhithe in London[…]

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13 April 2015

Isokorb specified for Passivhaus residential scheme

CASE STUDY: Chester Balmore project Isokorb specified for Passivhaus residential scheme – Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London The Chester Balmore project, near Highgate in North London, is part of Camden Council’s community investment programme and will deliver 53 new homes, a GP surgery and shops.     Once a 1970’s estate, the previous[…]

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13 April 2015

Thermal bridging solution for new Velux HQ building in Austria

CASE STUDY Schöck Isokorb for new Velux Headquarters   Schöck Isokorb proves ideal for Velux Headquarters The industrial landscape leading out through the north eastern outskirts of Vienna is, perhaps surprisingly, a seemingly endless accumulation of dull unimaginative commercial buildings.   Endless that is until you reach Wolkersdorf, some twelve miles away, where attention is drawn immediately[…]

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13 April 2015

How Schock versatile solutions were an Olympic winner

CASE STUDY: Schock Isokorb for the Olympic Village and Aquatics Centre The Olympic Village Schock Isokorb for the Olympic Aquatics Centre Of the many amenities in The Olympic Village, by far the largest usage is for apartments, of which there are around 3000 units.  The Village consists of 11 blocks, each block comprising between six[…]

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13 April 2015

Isokorb thermal break modules for Skanska ModernaHus MMC

CASE STUDY: Skanska ModernaHus MMC development Architects drawing of the finished ‘Fabrik on Coldharbour Lane’ project in Brixton, South London A radical new Swedish approach to residential construction is being used for the first time in the UK on the project known as ‘Fabrik on Coldharbour Lane’ in Brixton, South London.   This ModernaHus system is[…]

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10 April 2015

Schöck Isokorb meets structural challenges at NEO Bankside

Schöck meets structural challenges at NEO Bankside NEO Bankside development of luxury apartments, penthouses and retail units, Southwark has experienced significant regeneration in recent decades, with Bankside in particular home to such iconic developments as the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe and the Millennium Bridge.   Now there is a new neighbour on the block, NEO Bankside. […]

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03 April 2015

Comprehensive new ‘Thermal Bridging Guide’ from Schock

New ‘Thermal Bridging Guide’ from Schock   Thermal Bridging Guide The comprehensive new free ‘Thermal Bridging Guide’ provides a better understanding of how heat moves through building assemblies, affecting surface temperatures and condensation demonstrates calculation methods to gauge the impact of thermal bridges on the energy flows, temperature and moisture performance of building enclosures Examples[…]

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30 March 2015

Pipe insulation maker rebranded as Kingspan Industrial Insulation

Kingspan Tarec renamed Kingspan Industrial Insulation Limited Pipe insulation manufacturer renamed as Kingspan Industrial Insulation Combining award winning continuous pipeline manufacture process and slotted board technology, enables Kingspan to offer fully bore-coated solution for pipe sizes between 15 – 610mm a matt theatre black facing providing a subtle option for exposed applications launched the first[…]

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17 March 2015

Insulation specification simplified with new Quick Guides

EcoTherm’s Flat Roof Quick Guide is available to read now Both of EcoTherm’s new manuals include information on its range of insulation products, A product selector feature has been designed to help readers to identify which of the company’s polyisocyanurate (PIR) insulation boards suits their project best. The Guides also provide technical information on EcoTherm’s[…]

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