• 23 September 2015

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20 August 2015

Kooltherm wall insulation installed in Dundee residential towers

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[…]

  • 20 August 2015

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12 August 2015

Passivhaus technology and its place in UK construction market

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[…]

  • 12 August 2015

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  • 20 July 2015

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30 June 2015

Knauf products specified for Wienerberger e4 brick house concept

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[…]

  • 30 June 2015

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23 June 2015

Report suggests overwhelming ROI with Kingspan Kooltherm

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[…]

  • 23 June 2015

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18 June 2015

Structural External Wall Insulation to be showcased at CIH

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[…]

  • 18 June 2015

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16 June 2015

Spray foam insulation specified for WWII Ferro concrete barge

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[…]

  • 16 June 2015

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  • 15 June 2015

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01 June 2015

Specifier support literature for thermal insulation board

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[…]

  • 01 June 2015

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