Living with Wood – a CLT Grand Design

Living with Wood – a CLT Grand Design

Visitors to the Surface Design Show held at the Business Design Centre, London, Wednesday 7 February 2018 will be able to hear about The County Down Barn – a stunning home designed by architect Micah Jones and featuring PEFC-certified cross laminated timber (CLT).   The project was featured in the latest

Iso-Chemie seals three passivhaus certificates

Iso-Chemie seals three passivhaus certificates

ISO Chemie, one of Europe’s leading producers of foam sealant tapes for windows and doors, has secured international energy-efficiency and sustainability certificates for three of its products. Two of the company’s ISO-TOP WINFRAMER thermal insulating and load bearing bracket systems and ISO BLOCO ONE multi-purpose joint sealing tape have all

China bans plastic waste imports

China bans plastic waste imports

A Chinese ban on the import of plastic waste poses major challenges for the UK’s recycling industry, which ships more scrap to China and Hong Kong than any other destination. British companies have shipped more than 2.7m tonnes of plastic scrap to China and Hong Kong since 2012 – nearly

Kingspan Insight – earn CPD points at any time

Kingspan Insight.

Kingspan Insulation has introduced its new website, placing a world of in-depth insulation knowledge at the fingertips of specifiers. The clean, easily navigable site provides detailed information on Kingspan’s comprehensive product range and features a free online education centre: Kingspan Insight. Here users can choose from a range of interactive

Electric cars seem greener but are we ready?

Electric vehicles

Following the recent government announcement of plans to prohibit all petrol and diesel vehicles by the year 2040, Britain's motorists are weighing up the idea of switching to the perceived ‘greener’ electric vehicles more than ever before.   New research from Money SuperMarket aims to determine just how viable this switch is.