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Take advantage of the new Green Homes Grant with Superglass

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a new grant scheme to improve the energy efficiency of homes in England, with insulation at its heart. The scheme comprises grants of £5,000 to cover up to two thirds of the cost of energy efficiency improvements to homes in England, including insulation to prevent heat loss.  Low-income […]

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First Minister opens Superglass factory following £37m upgrade

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened Superglass’ newly upgraded glass wool insulation factory today (9 December 2019) in Stirling. The opening follows the completion of a £37 million project to redevelop Superglass’s production facility, protecting 180 jobs at the site and cementing the company’s place as a leader in Scotland’s manufacturing sector. On the […]

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Top Marketing Award for Superglass

Following on from the implementation of the Superglass brand transformation, the Superglass Marketing team and their agency partners, Northstar, celebrated another success at the prestigious 2019 Construction Marketing Awards in December. In its 19th year and now attracting more entries than ever before, the Awards is a must attend event in the industry calendar and […]

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Superglass completes £37M factory upgrade in Stirling

Superglass has completed the redevelopment of its Stirling manufacturing site. The investment, which at £37million is one of the largest in Scottish engineering and manufacturing in recent years, was announced in December 2017. Now complete, it will double the site’s capacity to around 60,000 tonnes of glass wool insulation annually. Redevelopment of the site, including […]

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Now with new Robust Detail approval, Superglass once again sets new standards in Blown Insulation

Superglass’ Superwhite 34 blown wool insulation has received Robust Details accreditation as a proprietary component in E-WM-33, the pre tested solution as featured in the Robust Details Handbook published on October 1st 2019. Robust Details is a scheme offering housebuilders an alternative to the pre-completion sound testing required to meet Part E of the building […]

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Superglass records trading profit with 39% revenue growth

Glass wool insulation manufacturer records 39% revenue growth, from £23.6m in 2017 to £32.9m in 2018. Growth comes as Stirling manufacturing site undergoes £37m redevelopment. Success provides springboard for ‘positive step-change’ results for next year. Glass wool insulation manufacturer Superglass has returned to trading profit a year ahead of forecast with revenue growing from £23.6m […]

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Stirling Marathon in aid of the Chris Mitchell Foundation

Gary Hammond our PPM Engineer and his wife ran the Stirling marathon on Sunday 28th April in aid of the Chris Mitchell Foundation. “It was a tough day at the office, my wife managed a fantastic time of 4 hours 25 minutes and myself coming over the line in 5 hours 16 minutes. We managed […]

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Building Insulation | A Superglass Blog

Why Glass Mineral Wool Insulation?

There are plenty of insulation products on the market. When researching insulation solutions, you may have come across rigid foam (e.g. EPS or PIR boards), spray foam, sheep’s wool and rock mineral wool. At Superglass, we believe glass mineral wool gives the best combination of performance and sustainability. Here’s why… Superior Performance Glass mineral wool […]

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U-values and Ψ-values: What’s the Difference and Why Are They Important?

Part L of the Building Regulations requires new buildings to meet minimum energy efficiency standards. Local planning authorities may also impose energy  requirements above and beyond Building Regulations. Calculating the energy performance of a new building is done using specialist software but as with any tool, the output you get is only as accurate as […]

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Glass wool tea cosy put to the test in Facebook Live video

• Superglass pits glass wool tea cosy against a traditional woolly tea cosy in Facebook Live video • Tea pot under glass wool cosy 12.7°C hotter after 90 minutes Scottish glass wool insulation manufacturer, Superglass, has developed the ultimate tea cosy and pitted it against the traditional woolly cosy in a Facebook Live video. The […]

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