06 February 2015

Kingspan Tarec free downloadable BIM objects from BIMStore

Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation and Insulated Pipe Support Inserts, available as freely downloadable BIM object from BIMStore, provide a far greater level of technical detail than a generic BIM object. Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation and Insulated Pipe Support Inserts now available as a freely downloadable BIM object from the BIMStore This allows specifiers, mechanical engineers[…]

  • 06 February 2015

05 February 2015

Insulation for waveform roof at new Heathrow Terminal 2

Knauf Insulation Earthwool Building Slab RS45 installed within Kalzip’s waveform roof at Heathrow Terminal 2 The iconic waveform roof at Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 includes Knauf’s Earthwool Building Slab RS45 insulation products, in 50mm and 75mm thicknesses, installed within a 40,000m2 Kalzip System in AluPlusPatina finish. Knauf Insulation has been working with Kalzip for over[…]

  • 05 February 2015

26 January 2015

Saint-Gobain video celebrates 350th anniversary

Saint-Gobain 350th anniversary Saint-Gobain’s history dates back to 1665, when it was formed to produce glass on an industrial scale for the famous Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, the royal palace of King Louis XIV of France. It’s one of the oldest companies in the world and the longest standing member of[…]

  • 26 January 2015

20 January 2015

Insulation for Grand Designs home close to cliff edge in Wales

Cefn Castell, located just metres from a crumbling cliff facing the west coast of Wales, had previously been home to a 400 year old farm house ruin. For owners Kay and Rob Hodgson, the spectacular location was everything they’d been looking for. Their new home, built on this precarious site, has been featured on the[…]

  • 20 January 2015

07 January 2015

Kingspan OPTIM-R provides insulation for seaside farmhouse

This Cornish cottage was built with Kingspan OPTIM-R Insulation specified for use within the roof terrace At 40mm thick, Kingspan’s OPTIM-R Balcony & Terrace System uses vacuum technology to achieve a thermal conductivity of 0.007 W/m-K. The systems, which all hold LABC System Approval, include OPTIM-R Flex infill panels, which can be cut to fill[…]

  • 07 January 2015

05 January 2015

Protan protecting Lakeland Climbing Centre roof from the weather

Lakeland Climbing Centre in Cumbria almost 30m high and thus subject to severe wind and weather loadings. 30 years-old roof needed replacing, but with minimal impact on the Centre Westmorland Flat Roofing’s solution was to use innovative vacuum roofing technology, unique to Protan, to overlay and secure Protan SE1.6mm single ply membrane to the 350m2[…]

  • 05 January 2015

22 December 2014

How new RdSAP helps tackle uninsulated party wall cavities

Tackling heat lost through uninsulated party wall cavities in existing homes Knauf Insulation welcomes new RdSAP (version 9.92) which follows new research headed by Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University), MIMA (the Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers’ Trade Association) and Knauf Insulation. New research findings include: significant amount of heat is lost through uninsulated cavity[…]

  • 22 December 2014

17 December 2014

Kingspan Insulation for Telford church featured in The Restoration Man

Restoration of the church on a remote isle of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides The Church stands on a remote isle of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides.  originally built by Sir Thomas Telford in 1827-9 Keith and Sheenagh McIntyre bought the listed property when it just was a roofless shell of a building. They turned[…]

  • 17 December 2014

08 December 2014

Saint-Gobain win Large Corporate Award at Franco-British Business Awards

SAINT-GOBAIN win Franco-British Business Award Saint-Gobain win Large Corporate Award at Franco-British Business Awards Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland, a leader in sustainable habitat and construction was awarded with the Large Corporate Award at the Franco-British Business Awards 2014. Following an in-depth assessment and presentation in front of a distinguished panel of judges, Saint-Gobain was presented[…]

  • 08 December 2014

  • 17 November 2014