Kingspan Insulation has launched a new ultra-low lambda cavity board which offers a thermal conductivity of just 0.018 W/m.K.
The BBA-certified Kingspan Kooltherm K106 and K108 cavity boards feature Kingspan’s fibre-free thermoset phenolic insulation core. This allows for a U-value of just 0.17 W/m2.K to be achieved, with an overall cavity of just 100mm in a standard masonry construction.
The K106 cavity board can installed with a mere 10mm air gap instead of the standard 50mm that is required in a standard partial fill cavity wall construction.
It also features a water-tight and vapour-open polypropylene fleece outer facing which protects against moisture penetration.
All of this means that building envelope requirements can be met or exceeded without sacrificing space or moving away from preferred cavity sizes.
Manufactured with a blowing agent that has no Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and very low Global Warming Potential (GWP), the cavity boards are non-deleterious, easy to install and are unaffected by air infiltration.
Kingspan Kooltherm K106 and K108 are certified to BES 6001 (Framework Standard for the Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products) ‘Excellent’.
Continuing to drive innovation in laboratory drainage solutions, Vulcathene Chemical Drainage (from Durapipe) has launched a new Adjustable Anti-Siphon Trap.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Drainage, Drainage Services, Drainage, Guttering, Soffits & Fascias, Innovations & New Products, Pipes, Pipes & Fittings, Plumbing, Posts, Waste Management & Recycling
Futurebuild has been announced as an Official UK Government Innovation Partner as it announces its plans to host Innovation Zone at the 2019 event.Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Exhibitions and Conferences, news
Research from Safeguard Europe has suggested that homes nationwide could be at risk from rising damp, despite being equipped with chemical damp-proof courses (DPCs).Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Damp & Waterproofing, Posts, Research & Materials Testing
Aspex, amongst the UK’s leaders in architectural ironmongery and doorsets, has strengthened its Novista system with a new flush skirting system.Posted in Aluminium Products, Architectural Ironmongery, Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Doors, Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation