Sep 20, 2017 Last Updated 11:00 PM, Sep 10, 2017
With new housebuilding firmly on the Agenda this is definitely a step in the right direction in a bid to provide a home for everyone. However, 20% of homes in England still do not meet the Decent Homes Standard, according to ‘Housing in England: overview’,…
For what is one of the world’s most spectacular and busiest entertainment venues, the £125m SSE Hydro in Glasgow required an acoustic solution that could deliver consistent, high-quality sound for music and sport events within the arena bowl. Leading manufacturer of fire, acoustic and thermal…
The construction of a new extension to the teaching facilities at Glebe School in West Wickham, Kent, has featured the use of 140 mm wide Thermoblock units manufactured by Marmox Limited, specified to carry the main structural envelope of the two-storey building.
When considering how best to improve the thermal performance of today’s buildings, insulation plays a significant role. However, according to Stuart Brown, Development Director for building envelope specialist CA Group Limited, when it comes to modern construction methods, insulation is only part of the solution.
Justin Price, Sales Director at Aliva UK, explains why insulated render is top of the class for education buildings.
A development of 25 new properties for a leading social housing provider, located close to Minehead on the Bristol Channel, is making use of Thermoblock from Marmox in order to meet the very stringent airtightness and insulation standards demanded under PassivHaus guidelines.
The aesthetics of residential buildings can improve the quality of life of their tenants and the surrounding community. For the past couple of years European social housing owners have been renovating their properties to provide comfortable and energy efficient homes.
Paul Richards, Managing Director of Aquarian Cladding Systems talks to PSBJ about the brick cladding system that offers cost-effective, aesthetic and performance benefits.
DOW STYROFOAM Brand SPF CA Insulation is a two-component spray-applied polyurethane foam insulation that, when properly applied, creates a seamless, monolithic barrier for protection against water and air. The SPF blend successfully incorporates a zero ozone-depleting blowing agent in the manufacturing process.
The UK is making good progress towards more energy-efficient buildings. But there are a couple of important factors that mean we risk hitting a proverbial glass ceiling with energy efficiency improvements. James Daley, Building Performance Analyst of Kingspan Insulated Panels explains more.
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