Alumasc’s Swisslab External Wall Insulation (EWI) system has been used as part of a £32m investment programme by Wirral Partnership Homes (WPH) to improve the aesthetic and thermal performance of Liscard House.
The new portable TruTool TPC 165 panel cutter, developed by TRUMPF, offers an easy method of creating internal cutouts and clean edges from PUR and PIR foam sandwich panels. This ensures effective thermal insulation, particularly in the installation of heating and ventilation systems. The TruTool unique blade immersion mechanism also makes it possible to cut panels that are pre-assembled.
Open letter to UK Prime Minister from Knauf Insulation on threats to cut green levies and ECO download
Knauf Insulation’s Managing Director John Sinfield writes to David Cameron, UK Prime Minister, on the devastating impact being caused to the energy efficiency industry by threats to green levies and ECO. Long-term solution must be to continue to address the energy efficiency of our homes by effective support including adding real demand drivers to Green Deal.
Six social housing tower blocks in north Glasgow have been refurbished using ThermoShell Internal Wall Insulation from Knauf Insulation. Specified for its reputation and ability to help save money on heating bills, ThermoShell was used to upgrade 586 properties in total. The ThermoShell system is approximately 13% more thermally efficient than a timber stud alternative and is guaranteed for 25 years.
The core range of Styrofoam-A and Xenergy thermal insulation products are now available as Building Information Modelling (BIM) objects through the National Building Specification (NBS) National BIM library or via the Dow Building Solutions website. BIM objects are also available for Floormate-A for below-slab insulation, Roofmate SL-A for inverted roof insulation, Roofmate LG-A for parapet insulation, and Perimate DI-A for insulation of basement walls.