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The importance of insulation in reducing fuel bills

Importance of Insulation in reducing fuel bills

The importance of insulation in reducing fuel bills Responding to the news of the proposed energy price cap the National Insulation Association (NIA) is advising that there is still more than can be done to reduce fuel bills and help the most vulnerable households, especially those in fuel poverty. New …

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Kingspan Trading Update September 2017

Kingspan Trading Update September 2017

Kingspan Trading Update September 2017 Kingspan Group plc, the global leader in high performance insulation and building envelope solutions, today issues a Trading Update, with trading information for the period to 30 September 2017. Sales in the nine month period to 30 September were €2.69bn, up 19% on the same …

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Benefits of Independently Assessed Psi Values

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Benefits of Independently Assessed Psi Values Published in Issue 12 of Insulation Magazine. Written by by Brandon Wipperfurth, Sustainability and Energy Consultant at Darren Evans Assessments The heat loss through junctions is known as thermal bridging and can be one of the most significant sources of heat loss within a …

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What’s in a U-value calculation

What's in a U-value Calclation

What’s in a U-value calculation? U-values are an important indicator of building performance. So why is there such limited understanding of what calculations show? This article was first printed in Issue 12 of Insulate Magazine, read it in full here. Mainly because the standards describing how to calculate U-values are …

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Ambition for Energy Efficiency

Aspiration and Ambition for Energy Efficiency

Aspiration and Ambition for Energy Efficiency Sarah Kostense-Winterton’s article “Aspiration and Ambition for Energy Efficiency” was first printed in Issue 12 of Insulate Magazine. Read this article and the full magazine online here. “Ambitious, broad and binding”, Energy Minister shows renewed aspiration and ambition for energy efficiency On Thursday 12 …

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Home is where the hearth is BBA Tested Composite Doors

BBA Tested Composite Doors

Home is where the hearth is Originally printed in the November issue of Insulate Magazine, the BBA discuss the importance of composite doors keeping the warmth inside as the starting point for a sufficiently insulated home. New BBA tested composite doors keep the warmth inside. The BBA talks about innovative …

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Issue 12 Access for All

Access Insulate Magazine Issue 12 The landmark Birthday issue of Insulation Magazine is now accessible to all. Feature packed and arguably the best issue of Insulate magazine to date, you can read Insulate Magazine issue 12 by clicking the image below or downloading the PDF here. Insulate Magazine Issue 12 …

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Working at Height Fall Protection The Reality of Risk

Working at Height Fall Protection The Reality of Risk

Fall Protection When Working at Height Originally printed in the November issue of Insulate Magazine, monthly columnist George Elliott, a technical specialist at science-based technology company 3M, explains the need for having suitable fall protection in place when working at height, whether that is at one or 500 metres. Last year, …

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