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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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VIP Technology Delivers Improved Energy Certificate for Refurb Apartments

VIPA Vacuum Insulation Panels Header

VIPA the Vacuum Insulation Panel Global Association provide an excellent example of how Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) can help to significantly improve the energy rating of an existing building. VIPS Refurbishment Apartment Buildings, Netherlands Apartment Buildings in the Netherlands received an improved Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) following the introduction of …

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Owens Corning Completes Acquisition of Guangde SKD Rock Wool Manufacture Co., Ltd., a Chinese Mineral Wool Manufacturer

Owens Corning announced that it completed the acquisition of Guangde SKD Rock Wool Manufacture Co., Ltd., a mineral wool manufacturer in China. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SKD produces mineral wool insulation for the building and technical insulation market. Mineral wool is the primary insulation material in …

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Industry is optimistic: IEX demonstrates market potential for industrial insulation

170 exhibitors will be showing the complete cross-section of technical insulations for thermal, cold, acoustic and fire protection Meeting point for insulation companies, facilities engineering planners, mechanical engineering companies, architects, energy managers and facility managers   Industrial insulations enjoy an enormous market potential worldwide because only higher energy efficiency and …

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Fire safety experts call on government to act urgently over building safety

Letter to the Prime Minister

In a letter to the Prime Minister, reprinted at the end of this release, leading fire safety experts and advocates have urged the government to implement immediately three important regulatory changes that will significantly improve fire safety for high-rise and high-risk buildings, such as schools, hospitals and care homes. For …

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NETZSCH Unveil New Heat Flow Meters

Heat Flow Meters from NETZSCH

NETZSCH Heat Flow Meters increase insulation material quality control Faster reporting and essential quality analysis underpin the NETZSCH Heat flow meters. The new systems from NETZSCH increase insulation material quality control. NETZSCH have developed a new series of Heat Flow Meters: HFM 446, which are available in sizes small, medium …

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