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Knauf Insulation Reveals UK’s first automated off-site construction system

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Knauf Insulation launches Supafil Frame – UK’s first automated system for off-site construction Mineral wool insulation manufacturer, Knauf Insulation, has launched Supafil Frame the UK’s first system to automate the installation of blown glass mineral wool during off-site manufacturing. Time Saving System The new system, called Supafil Frame, could shave …

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Acoustic Reference Guide Released by Rockwool UK

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Acoustic Reference Guide Released by Rockwool UK ROCKWOOL UK has launched a new technical bulletin that is, set to transform how rainscreen cladding is specified for its acoustic performance. Unique to the sector, the Rainscreen Acoustic Reference Guide looks at the rising impact of noise in urban environments and explains …

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Government completes large-scale fire safety testing programme

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Government Completes Large Scare Fire Safety Testing The final wall cladding combination tested as part of the U.K. government series of large-scale fire safety tests has passed and meets current Building Regulations guidance. This final test was of a wall cladding system consisting of Aluminium Composite material (ACM) cladding with a limited …

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BREEAM Insulation Awards Deadline Extended

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BREEAM National Insulation Industry Awards Deadline Extended Due to the incredible response to the BREEAM National Insulation Industry Awards, we are excited to confirm that the deadline for entries has been increased by a week. Entries will now be taken until close of play Friday 1st of September. This gives …

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Latest large-scale government fire safety test result published

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The latest in the government’s series of fire safety tests of cladding and insulation combinations has been completed by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) These large scale tests will allow experts to better understand how different types of cladding panels behave with different types of insulation in a fire. The results …

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Issue 9 Receives Full Exposure

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Insulate Magazine issue 9 gets complete coverage on Insulate Network Throughout the last week we have revealed the great articles featured in Issue 9 of Insulate Magazine. Each article from the edition is now available to view online via our website and can be accessed via the links below. For …

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