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Welsh council looks to the skies to drive housing energy efficiencies

Drones mounted with high-definition cameras supplied by CIT have transformed the way in which the Vale of Glamorgan Council in Wales assesses its housing stock. “It solves a huge access issue,” said Andrew Treweek, operational manager of building services at the council. “An inspection would previously have involved the cost …

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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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Kingspan Leverage Digital Technology to Meet Customer Needs

Kingspan Invest $10m in Invicara Software Company

Kingspan Invest $10m in Invicara Software Company Kingspan’s investment in Invicara, represents a significant commitment to the development of a solution for digitalisation of the construction industry.  Invicara are known for the development of transformative software solutions for the entire ecosystem of the built environment. Developed solutions include those suitable for …

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Insulation Manufacturer Not an Insulation Manufacturer?

Insulation Manufacturer not an Insulation Manufacturer

When Is An Insulation Manufacturer… …not an insulation manufacturer? No, it’s not the set-up for a bad joke! All construction projects, even the smallest domestic extensions, feature many different voices either asking for information or offering advice. For any project to be a success, good communication between those voices is …

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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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Insulation and Artificial Intelligence – Insulate Debate

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Artificial Intelligence and the Insulation Industry Insulate Network’s Jamie Street provides the perfect starting point for an extended “Insulate Debate” about the implications of Artificial Intelligence on the Insulation industry.  What impact will Artificial Intelligence have on the Insulation Industry? From insulation products and manufacturing processes to installation and performance …

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