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UK Fire Safety Regulation Review

Insulate Debate: UK Fire Safety Regulation Review Earlier this week ROCKWOOL had their say regarding the current direction of the UK Fire Safety Regulation Review. The subject is clearly an important and relevant point of ongoing discussion and at Insulate Network we believe it deserves further debate. What They Said …

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Insulate Network to Exhibit at Ecobuild 2018

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Visit Insulate Network at Ecobuild 2018 We are excited to confirm we will be exhibiting at this years Ecobuild exhibition event on 6th-8th April at the Excel exhibition in London Docklands. You will be able to find us on stand C2 where we will be distributing copies of insulate magazine and …

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NIA to Outline Priority Activities at Briefing Events

NIA Announce April Insulation Briefing

NIA to Outline Priority Activities at Forthcoming Events At its annual conference in December the National Insulation Association (NIA) set out its future vision, which centred around promoting the benefits of insulation in all market sectors – retrofit, refurbishment, new build and community regeneration, quality and standards and more effectively …

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Are You Bricking It?

Timber and Steel Frame Systems…Are You Bricking it? The use of sheathing boards as part of a through-wall construction with timber or steel frame (SFS) systems is not a new concept. Most will be confident in the competent installation of the sheathing board in these applications, but given the wide …

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Essential Introduction to GDPR

Introduction to General Data Protection Regulation GDPR

Introduction to GDPR This introductory GDPR  article was first published in issue 15 of Insulate Magazine . If you’d like to discuss how GDPR is likely to affect your business, then please contact DAMM Solutions – their team offer specialist advice across all industry sectors. Visit the DAMM solutions website,  email Andy …

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A Sound Opportunity

A Soundproofing Opportunity This article was originally published in issue 15 of Insulate Magazine. You can read this soundproofing feature and various other insightful insulation articles for free on the insulate magazine page. Soundproofing and Acoustics Regardless of the type of development, whether it is residential, commercial, leisure or public …

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The Spotlight is on Offsite Construction

Offsite Construction in the Spotlight

The Spotlight is on Offsite Construction First published in the February issue of Insulate Magazine, Insulate Magazine’s technical editor Paul Forrester discusses how the spotlight is once again on Offiste Construction in 2018. The latest dawn of offsite construction becoming mainstream is at least a couple of years old now. …

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The Key to Housing Industry’s Success

Key to the housing industry's success

The Key to Housing Industry’s Success Originally published in issue 15 of Insulate Magazine, Sarah Kostense-Winterton is Executive Director of MIMA, the Mineral Wool Insulation Manufacturers Association and provides strategic advice to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group. The EEIG is key to industry’s success “The EEIG is key to the …

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Moy Materials In Running for Prestigious Award

Moy Materials Award Nomination

Moy Materials In Running for Prestigious Award Moy Materials Shortlisted For Product Innovation Award One the leading suppliers of high performance waterproofing and insulation systems Moy Materials, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award in the 2018 Irish Construction Excellent Awards. The innovative insulation supplier have been shortlisted in the …

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Fresh Recruit at Ravatherm UK

Ravatherm UK new arrival David Allsopp

New Recruit Arrives at Ravatherm UK RAVATHERM UK Welcomes New Team Member David Allsopp, from Kent has been appointed as the new Business Development Manager for the South East at RAVATHERM UK the POLYFOAM XPS Insulation Manufacturer. The appointment comes at a time when the company are celebrating continued growth. …

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Top Soundproofing Products for the Built Environment

Built Environment Soundproofing Solutions

Top Soundproofing Products for the Built Environment Silence is Golden Originally published in issue 15 of Insulate Magazine, Duncan Voice, Store Manager at Insulation Superstore discusses his top five soundproofing products for the Built Environment. Growing Populations and Less Space The UK population is on the increase and recent ONS …

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Comparing the Car and Construction Industry

Construction and Car Industry - Efficiency, testing and performance

Comparing the Car and Construction Industry Driving Up Quality Originally published in Issue 15 of Insulate Magazine. Read this article and other insulation insights here. Car manufacturers have long sold their products on the basis of fuel efficiency and emissions, despite most paying customers knowing they won’t achieve those figures. …

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Essential Face Protection Advice for Insulation Installers

Face protection for Insulation handlers and installers

The importance of face fit testing for Insulation Handlers and Installers In Issue 15 of Insulate Magazine columnist George Elliott, a technical specialist at science-based technology company 3M, explains the importance of fit testing respiratory protective equipment Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) is critical for many insulation activities including protecting against …

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Climate Change and Our Carbon Footprint

Climate Change, Carbon Footprint, Global Warming Header

Climate Change and Our Carbon Footprint Chief Executive of the Insulation Manufacturers Association Simon Storer shares thought on global warming in his monthly Insulate Magazine column. First Printed in the February issue of Insulate Magazine. Global warming issues are once again in the news and I have been watching with interest …

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BBA EWI Accreditation – Heated Behind Closed Doors

BBA External Wall Insulation Accreditation Testing

The BBA’s Hygrothermal testing chamber ensures thermal insulation materials are safe and fit-for-purpose. BBA discuss their Hygrothermal testing chamber facilities, which enable them to deliver essential accreditation for External Wall Insulation Systems. The article was originally published in the February Issue of Insulate Magazine. External Wall Insulation The thermal performance …

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