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RAVATHERM UK has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of a new Business Development Manager for the West. Philip Hodges joins from distributor SIG and brings more than 30 years’ experience of the construction industry to the POLYFOAM™ XPS insulation manufacturer. Throughout his career, Philip has specialised in building …

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Welsh council looks to the skies to drive housing energy efficiencies

Drones mounted with high-definition cameras supplied by CIT have transformed the way in which the Vale of Glamorgan Council in Wales assesses its housing stock. “It solves a huge access issue,” said Andrew Treweek, operational manager of building services at the council. “An inspection would previously have involved the cost …

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CMS Danskin Acoustics Launches Patented Sound Absorption Solution

Enhanced SuperPhon® Range Delivers Choice of High Impact Systems   CMS Danskin Acoustics, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of specialist acoustic products, has enhanced its SuperPhon® range of reverberation control solutions to include a patented (GB2550373A) sound absorbing impact resistant laminate in a choice of high impact systems. SuperPhon® …

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Recticel, one of Europe’s leading insulation manufacturers, is set to showcase its innovative product range at this year’s Vision 2018, taking place from the 21st – 22nd June at the Business Design Centre, London. The leading event for architects, specifiers, designers and construction professionals, Vision 2018 will provide the perfect …

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Contractors turn to slips in brick shortage

brick slips in use

With a major brick shortage issue across the UK, contractors are facing an ongoing battle to complete projects on time and budget, leading to a huge increase in the use of brick slips on construction sites up and down the country. The struggle to obtain bricks does not look set …

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BBA opens its doors to Crest Nicholson and NHBC

Business leaders from Crest Nicholson and the NHBC were given an insight into the rigorous and highly technical construction products testing carried out by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) during a visit to its test facility in Watford, Hertfordshire. The visit gave both organisations a deeper insight in to …

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Future of home insulation to be transformed following research project

The way in which homes are insulated could be transformed following insulation research by Leeds Beckett academics. The Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI) at Leeds Beckett were successful in an open tender competition for a £200,000 research project by the UK Government. The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy has …

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