Kingspan Insulated Panels achieve BES 6001

Kingspan Insulated Panles achieve BES 6001

Kingspan Insulated Panels’ continual commitment to responsible business practises has been recognised with the achievement of BES 6001: Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products certification.   Developed by BRE Global, the standard provides an exacting framework of issues manufacturers must address to ensure responsible sourcing of construction materials. This includes organisational governance

Make a date in your diary for Clayfest 2017

Clayfest 2017

CLAYFEST June 12th to 17th 2017 The renaissance of earth building in the UK reflects not only the beauty and utility of the material but also the pressures of rising building costs and the need for lower energy use and waste in building products. This is Earth Building UK and Ireland, EBUKI’s

Showing the potential of Passivhaus

Showing the potential of Passivhaus

The Kingspan TEK Building System of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) has been used to create a contemporary show home that blends ambitious architectural design with the meticulous energy efficiency requirements of the Passivhaus Standard, at the Potton Show Centre in St Neots.   HTA Design’s blueprint for the new Elsworth Show

Public urged to avoid birds’ nests during building work

Housemartins

As birds begin to nest this spring, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime (PAW Scotland) are reminding the public to be aware that birds are vulnerable at this time of year and destroying or damaging a nest while it’s in use is illegal and

Thousands of UK homes are bloated with useless stuff

Thousands of UK homes are bloated with useless stuff

Brits are housing a staggering £30BILLION worth of useless purchases – many of which are unused, according to new research. A study of 2,000 people shows the average house contains £1,120.53 worth of items such as sandwich toasters, shoes which only match one outfit and ice cream makers.   Other purchases include