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The Future of Insulation in New Build

Guide to the Future of Insulation in New Build

Insulation is changing. The long-term cost of buildings with poor thermal performance – from running costs, to health, to the environment – is becoming ever clearer. There’s a growing appetite among housebuilders to focus on insulation as the primary, and most cost-efficient, way to achieve energy efficiency targets. Our latest guide explores the cutting-edge practices and products being specified in […]

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Practical guide: How to prevent heat loss at design stage

Building owners and householders are increasingly looking for property that is cheap to run as well as comfortable to live or work in. It’s a great way of protecting against the future. To do this, you’ve got to cut heat loss, and the best place to start is at design stage. Read our white paper […]

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Ensuring quality in the rush to build new homes

Right now, there is an aggressive push to build new homes. This is no bad thing; targets are steep, and demand has to be met. In 2016, 151,687 homes were registered with the NHBC – 70% up compared to levels seen at the 2008/9 housing crash, and the second highest figures ever. Clearly the UK’s […]

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Energy efficiency set to improve across U.K. private housing

From 1 April 2018, the UK property industry will be affected by an increase in EPC rating standards in privately rented homes. Recently announced by the government, the aim of this change is to improve energy efficiency in the private property sector, and it’s likely to make an impact on the insulation market. It’s a […]

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Heat Vision Cameras To Identify Poorly Insulated Homes In Canadian City

In an innovative environmental pledge, the City of Vancouver government are beginning a new pilot project, using heat vision technology to identify weak housing insulation. Designed to help the public cut down their energy bills, the project also aims to raise awareness of the issue of poor insulation, a crucial factor in reducing greenhouse gas […]

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