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SIG Fire Protection Specialists

SIG Fire Protection Specialists SIG Fire Protection Specialists attain FSIDip status to increase client service capabilities across UK The specialist SIG fire protection service has been developed; with six members of the national team receiving an industry accredited Fire Stopping Inspection Diploma. The SIG team receiving the qualification is the …

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Ensuring Insulation Fits for Improved Thermal Performance

Recticel Ensuring Insulation Fits

Improving Energy Performance with Insulation that Fits Buildings are responsible for nearly 50% of the UK’s energy consumption and carbon emissions. Well-insulated existing and new-build properties will help improve that figure, but only if the insulation is correctly fitted in the first place. Global leaders in PIR manufacture, Recticel Insulation, …

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A Question of Energy Performance

A question of energy performance

A Question of Energy Performance Insulation manufacturers sell quality products designed to make people more comfortable in their homes and reduce their energy bills – but is the message getting through? And what will it take for home buyers and tenants to ask different questions? by Paul Forrester – originally …

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Insulating Our Nation’s Homes

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Our Nation’s Homes Need Insulating Household Energy Efficiency Statistics published by Government last week identified that whilst there has been considerable progress in insulating homes across Great Britain there is still allot more to be done. Insufficient Insulation The figures identified that nearly 16 million homes in the UK have …

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Hackitt Review : Public Safety First

Hackitt Review public safety first and foremost say MIMA

Hackitt review must put maximum public safety first and foremost Written by Sarah Kostense-Winterton the Executive Director of MIMA and published in Issue 13 of Insulate Magazine With the Hackitt interim report expected before Christmas, we all have high hopes for Dame Judith’s independent review. What is clear is that …

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Fire Safety Now is the Time

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Fire Safety: Now is the time …for architects to take back ownership of design and construction. Originally published in Issue 13 of Insulate Magazine Duncan Voice, Store Manager, Insulation Superstore, outlines why architects need to learn a valuable lesson from the Grenfell Tower tragedy and take back control of specification. …

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Broken Housing Market Been Fixed?

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Has the Broken Housing Market Been Fixed? Originally published in Issue 12 of Insulate Magazine. The announcement in the budget last week of a package of housing measures totalling around £44bn was welcome news for everyone in the construction industry.  But will this really deliver on the Government’s promise to …

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The effects of Hand-Arm Vibration in the workplace

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The effects of Hand-Arm Vibration (HAV) in the workplace George Elliott, a technical specialist at science-based technology company 3M, explains ways of controlling HAV exposure levels in the workplace. This article was originally published in the issue 13 of Insulate Magazine. The repetitive use of power tools when placing insulation …

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December Issue Available to All

Insulate Magazine Issue 13 Read it now

Read December 2018 Insulate Magazine Now Available to subscribers only at launch, the December issue of Insulate Magazine is now available for all to access. For all those who aren’t currently subscribers, now is your chance to read the great cover story “Q-Bot Insulation Evolution” with the BBA, several exclusive …

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Final Phase for Western Thermal at London’s The Vase

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London’s “The Vase” building enters its final phase for Western Thermal Western Thermal, leading specialist engineers in thermal & acoustic insulation, ventilation ductwork, trace heating, and fire stopping, with over thirty years’ experience, has entered into its final phase of thermal insulation and trace heating work for Number One Blackfriars, …

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