Reducing Moisture Risk in Retrofit

Breathable IWI solution radical retrofit

A 19th century Yorkshire farmhouse has undergone a radical transformation with a deep 'whole house' retrofit undertaken by Green Building Store. The project, located in Cumberworth West Yorkshire, has trialled the use of an innovative internal wall insulation, TecTem, from Knauf Aquapanel in Germany.   The radical retrofit was designed using

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

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

Kingspan’s Kooltherm K100 range expands

Kingsapan's Kooltherm K100 range

Kingspan Insulation has announced the launch of two new products to join their innovative new Kooltherm K100 Range, designed to deliver lower U-values with a minimal construction thickness.   Kingspan Kooltherm K112 Framing Board and K107 Pitched Roof Board are the latest products in the range, which was launched last year.

Armstrong Ceilings’ video showcases recycling benefits

Armstrong ceilings - cradle to cradle

The value that Armstrong Ceiling Solutions’ pioneering recycling schemes deliver as savings to the environment and investment is given in a new green video from the company. The two-minute video showcases the numerous benefits for specifiers, contractors and installers in signing up to Armstrong’s peerless green philosophy which is: 'to