EcoTherm

Floors fit for the future with Ecotherm

  • 14 Feb 2019

EcoTherm Eco-Versal has been installed on a new modular teaching block within the Fullhurst Community College regeneration project in Leicester.

As part of Leicester City Council’s school expansion plan, Willmott Dixon has overseen the £14 million build programme, which has improved the existing school facilities.

The new school building includes fully fitted out science labs, a music room, food technology facilities and a drama studio – all of which will provide space for an additional 3,000 pupils.

EcoTherm

1,400 square metres of EcoTherm Eco-Versal has been installed on ground floors throughout the school by Midlands Floor Screeding, beneath their Isocrete Fast K Screed flooring system.

The rigid insulation board is faced with aluminium foil composite and can be used to insulate floors, walls, dormer cheeks and ceilings, and can achieve a thermal conductivity of 0.022 W/mK.

EcoTherm

Louis Dewsbury, Contracts Director, Midlands Floor Screeding, commented: “We installed EcoTherm Eco-Versal on this project as it is a cost-effective solution for achieving compliant thermal performance.

“EcoTherm Eco-Versal was put forward by us, as it was an open specification, through our trusted supply chain partner FGF Limited. In addition, it is also robust enough for installing as part of our system to create a solid walking platform.”

EcoTherm

The boards helped to ensure compliance with the guidance in Part L to the Building Regulations (England), which advises a minimum floor U-value of 0.18 W/m²·K for non-domestic new builds.

The lightweight Eco-Versal boards also ensured easy manual handling and could be simply cut to size with a fine-toothed saw.

All EcoTherm products have a fibre-free core manufactured with a blowing agent which has zero Ozone Depletion Potential, (ODP) with a low Global Warming Potential (GWP).

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Hambleside Danelaw

Interlocking roofing detail from Hambleside Danelaw gives greater control over quality of end result

The MD of R&R Roofing in Shropshire chooses Danelaw Interlocking Plain Tile Dry Verge to finish pitched roofs with Ashmore interlocking plain tiles.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs

Senior Architectural Systems

Senior helps put Capital Quarter on the map

A landmark mixed-use scheme in Cardiff has been given a sleek and striking façade, thanks to Senior Architectural Systems’ SF52 aluminium curtain wall system.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Curtain Walling, Facades, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Walls

Safeguard Europe

Flood resistance and resilience made accessible by Safeguard

Safeguard Europe has produced a simple yet definitive guide to protecting property: Designing for Flood Resilience and Resistance.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Services, Damp & Waterproofing, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Publications, Restoration & Refurbishment

REHAU

REHAU vows to 'create difference' at Fensterbau Frontale

REHAU will showcase its continued commitment to smart technology, and the highest standards of design security and stability at this year’s Fensterbau Frontale.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Innovations & New Products, Posts, Windows