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Kingspan TEK villas are ready for the summer sun

The Kingspan TEK Building System has been used to construct five luxury villas at the Porth Veor Manor Hotel near Newquay – providing the perfect seaside spot for holiday makers

Jackon puts the environment centre stage with new bee centre initiative

Jackon is launching a year-long campaign of support for The Bee Centre by donating 200 bee hives to the centre

New plaster research points to alternatives to lime

Modern hybrid ‘hi-lime’ or damp-resistant materials are said to be more effective than lime

Second BBA certificate awarded to Knauf Insulation

Knauf Insulation’s Earthwool RainScreen Slab has received a second certificate from the British Board of Agrément (BBA), this time for use behind masonry

Isover’s new insulation solution Metac – a perfect fit for luxury...

A development of four executive bungalows in the rural village of South Rauceby has recently benefitted from the installation of Isover’s pitched roof insulation solution Metac

Polterm Max Plus provides peace of mind with BBA certification

Isover’s Polterm Max Plus stone wool insulation has been certified by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for use in façade applications

Soprema recieves Green Guide A-rating

Soprema UK has announced that it has received a Green Guide A-rating for its EFYOS XPS SL and EFYS XPS 500 thermal insulation

Report highlights connection between insulation performance and daylighting

New research from building consultants, Peutz B.V., has revealed that by using higher performing insulation within rainscreen and cavity walls, it is possible to reduce construction thicknesses and achieve noticeable improvements in internal natural light levels

YBS Superquilt helps save Yorkshire social club

The multi-foil and membrane product manufacturer, YBS, has come to the assistance of a local community group, striving to refurbish their much-loved village hall, providing the volunteer task force with its high performance SuperQuilt to insulate the building’s roof and sub-structure

Bristol development benefits from insulation solution

A private development for contemporary urban living in Bristol is benefiting from the latest advancement in vacuum insulation technology and exceptional thermal performance with the Kingspan OPTIM-R E Roofing System