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Celotex Respond to BBC Panorama Grenfell Tower Fire Investigation

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Celotex Insulation have responded via their official website on the recent BBC Panorama investigation into the Grenfell Tower Fire aired on BBC 1 on Monday 21st: Grenfell Tower Update 22nd May 2018 As you may have seen, the BBC’s Panorama programme from 21 May 2018 focused on the refurbishment of Grenfell …

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New Family of Heat Flow Meters Launched by NETZSCH

NETZSCH Heat Flow Meters

Industry specialists NETZSCH have launched their new family of Heat Flow Meters. The new meters allow insulation manufacturers to meet Quality Assessment needs and determine thermal conductivity amongst other key tasks. NETZSCH HFM 446 Lambda The Heat Flow Meters are available in three sizes suitable for the following thermal insulation …

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New BBA Certificate sets benchmark for structural thermal break solutions

A prestigious, multi-million pound development on the banks of the River Thames in London makes use of a hi-tech structural thermal break solution which holds what is believed to be a world-leading Agrément certificate.  Riverwalk in Millbank, Westminster, is a striking residential development of 116 apartments and penthouses. Architects Stanton …

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Hackitt Review : The Industry Responds

Hackitt Review Final Report Industry Responds

Following our extensive reporting on the Hackitt Review Final Report yesterday, a round up of responses from Insulation Associations and industry representatives can be found below. Please share your thoughts on the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety and the responses given in the comments box below. Building a …

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Industry Falling Short on Insulation Energy Saving | IEX 2018

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Following a hugely successful 2 day Insulation Expo event in Cologne, the overarching response was that the Industrial Industry was failing to fully utilise the energy saving potential of insulation in their manufacturing plants. The organisers released the following statement discussing the key themes and learning points Too much “hot” …

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Embracing Ecommerce in Construction

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Is it time for the Construction Industry to make the most of online opportunities and embrace ecommerce? Here’s Construction Materials Online opinion, have your say in the comments box below. Adrian Saunders, Director of eCommerce, Construction Materials Online, analyses the benefits of eCommerce for the construction industry, and looks at …

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“Insufficient” is MIMA’s Response to Hackitt Report

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MIMA have responded to the Building Regulations and Fire Safety Review published by Dame Judith Hackitt. Here is a brief comment from their response which on the whole believes the report should “gone further to ensure that the residents of high-rise buildings are safe and feel safe“ Sarah Kostense-Winterton, Executive …

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Insulation and BBA Anniversary

BBA Anniversary marks 50 Years of Insulation Evaluation The BBA celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016, which means we have been evaluating numerous insulation types from novel to traditional, in many different applications for over half a century. Each certificate has a scope of use that lists what the product …

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