Blackpool gets greener as energy emissions fall

Blackpool goes green as emissions fall

Work to insulate Blackpool homes has been credited for a huge reduction in the town’s carbon emissions. New figures show the town has reduced its emissions by 30% over the last ten years, meaning almost a quarter of a million fewer tonnes of carbon being emitted into the atmosphere from

BES 6001 certification for Kingspan Tek and Optim-R

BES 6001Certification for Kingspan Tek and Optim-R

Kingspan Insulation is once again taking the lead on responsible business practices as its TEK and OPTIM-R product ranges became the first in their respective classes to achieve ‘Very Good’ BES 6001: Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products certification.   The certificate covers all Kingspan OPTIM-R products manufactured at Kingspan Insulation’s Herefordshire site

Kingspan ‘lower lambda’ products hit the market

Kingspan 'lower lambda' products hit the market

Kingspan Insulation has revolutionised rigid insulation technology today with the launch of four new low lambda products for floor, wall and soffit applications; delivering premium thermal performance with a minimal construction thickness.   Products in the Kingspan Kooltherm lower lambda range have a thermal conductivity of just 0.018 W/m.K across

Plaswood Group launches Earth Brown to lumber range

Plaswood Group launches Earth Brown to lumber range

BPI Recycled Products - Plaswood Group has launched a new brown blend of its eco-friendly Plaswood lumber and extended the range of sizes and shapes of all Plaswood lumber available to builders’ merchants, civil engineering and construction contractors and local authority specifiers, including waterways management professionals.   Plaswood high performance lumber is

Energy transition of the EU building stock

the EU energy renovation market could increase by almost half again

A new repport has been launched which aims to support the on-going review/revision of EU climate and energy policy instruments. The objective is to contribute to making 2016 the year of delivery for EU instruments aiming to reduce building’s energy consumption and their related GHG emissions.   Energy renovation is playing a