17 November 2014

Kooltherm from Kingspan Tarec for new Dunlop manufacturing facility

Kooltherm from Kingspan Tarec for Dunlop new manufacturing facility 1,000 linear metres of Kingspan Tarec Kooltherm FM Pipe Insulation were installed on the on the heating and domestic services pipework as well as on the supply vent ductwork across the building by M&E Contractors, P&R Morson. new facility achieved an EPC ‘A’ 21 rating and[…]

  • 17 November 2014

14 November 2014

Expanded polystyrene makers adopt ‘airpop’ name

Airpop expanded polystyrene EPS renamed Brand name airpop¬ now replaces many names previously used across Europe including Styropor, PSE, Piepschuim and Polyfoam bringing a common European name for the material. David Emes, Chairman of the BPF EPS group: ñAirpop has been chosen because the name immediately brings to mind what the material is made of[…]

  • 14 November 2014

11 November 2014

Encon Insulation partners with Nevill Long at new branch

The new site in Feltham will allow for the creation of new jobs The new branch incorporates three industrial units and two large yards that will help to improve delivery and trade for Encon, whilst its proximity to Heathrow Airport and major motorways will help with the transportation of goods. After 30 years of being[…]

  • 11 November 2014

11 November 2014

Walltite spray foam provides insulation at shipping container house

The home was constructed using shipping containers The closed polyurethane spray foam was applied all over the walls and ceilings to a depth of 125mm to provide airtight insulation with a U-value of 0.2 W/m2K, providing significant energy savings for the life of the building. Grand Designs presenter, Kevin McCloud, pointed out that the house[…]

  • 11 November 2014

04 November 2014

Reflectashield TF 0.81 film enhances thermal performance

The membrane enhances the thermal performance of timber and steel frame structures The high performance membrane provides a high level of emissivity and breathability, as well as secondary protection to the building when it is being constructed. Installed on the external face of the timber frame with the foil side facing out, the product has[…]

  • 04 November 2014

03 November 2014

Encon Insulation support for construction Academy

Pictured from left: Plastering technician Laura Miles, construction technician Callum Thurman, Encon’s John Collins, workshop labourer John-Paul Wrenn and plastering lecturer/team leader Daren Yeatman. Encon Insulation supplied 80 first and second-year students at New College Nottingham’s Academy of Construction, Basford Hall, with work-wear and building materials such as plasterboard, bonding bags, industrial pipe sections, and[…]

  • 03 November 2014

28 October 2014

Kingspan Kooltherm rainscreen board for mass spectrometry HQ

Facade insulation for the new Waters Corporation mass spectrometry headquarters in Wilmslow includes 20,000 m2 of Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board Waters Corporation consolidated 4 existing sites in the local area to create the new 19,753 m2 facility largest single site globally committed to the support and development of mass spectrometry systems set in 37 acre[…]

  • 28 October 2014

27 October 2014

Do watered down energy efficiency targets mean a lost opportunity?

Lost opportunity of a generation Making the world a better place doesnt happen overnight. It takes ambition and time – lots of time. Yesterday, the European Council watered down the European Unions energy efficiency targets for 2030 to 27%. Overnight we lost 16 years. And we lost our ambition. Barry Lynham, Group Director of Strategy[…]

  • 27 October 2014

20 October 2014

Eco-Liner thermal laminate plasterboard achieves BBA certification

Eco-Liner plasterboard thermal laminate EcoTherm’s BBA Certified Eco-Liner is a 2 in 1 application board saves time and materials on site but also brings buildings in line with latest Building Regulations/Standards without impacting internal space. Due to the excellent thermal performance of EcoTherm’s PIR insulation (lambda 0.022W/mK), minimal thickness is required to insulate the wall[…]

  • 20 October 2014

  • 04 September 2014