Fermacell is a dry lining board recognised by the building industry not only for its high spec performance but its sustainable properties. Fermacell is made from recycled gypsum, paper and water it has superb moisture, fire and impact resistance coupled with excellent acoustic qualities and racking strength. Fermacell is ideal for both commercial and domestic applications, giving equivalent performance of multiple board types and layers...but at a lower installed cost.
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Fermacell’s water resistant dry lining board, Powerpanel H20, has been approved by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for both interior and exterior use. Suitable for use in humid, wet and high temperature environments, Powerpanel is a cement bonded board which is reinforced with glass fibre mesh. Typically used in bathroom and wetroom applications, Powerpanel can also be specified as part of an external render system.
Fermacell, part of the multinational Xella Group, has invested €30 million in a new factory in Spain for gypsum fibreboards to meet the growing market demand in the UK market, and to increase the supply to its European distribution hubs. Gypsum fibreboards are produced and marketed by Fermacell for structural, moisture-resistant and fire-protection applications for walls, ceilings or floors. This sustainable product is made completely from recycled materials.
Gary Carter, Fermacell’s UK General Manager, discusses the importance of the ongoing maintenance and repair of existing properties in light of the recent Infrastructure Bill approval. He believes that the focus on new build housing has its advantages but sees the repair and maintenance of established housing as the key to the housing sector moving forward.
Mark Bradbury, Technical Executive at multi-purpose building board company, Fermacell, discusses the considerations that should be made when specifying partitioning for social housing projects. He looks at how choosing cheap partitioning systems can lead to cost implications and long-term problems and offers advice on futureproofing and whole life costing.
Gary Carter, UK General Manager at Fermacell looks at the likely impact of regulatory changes in the manufacture and distribution of building products in Europe, and in particular, with a plethera of dry-lining boards on offer, will new CE marking help make sure the right board is specified and installed correctly.