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Kingspan Amongst Superbrands for Sixth Consecutive Year

Kingspan Amongst 2017 Superbrands

Sixth Year as a Superbrand for Kingspan Kingspan has been recognised as a business superbrand for a sixth consecutive year, re-asserting the company as an industry leading manufacturer. A Business Superbrands Council and 2,500 UK business professionals consisting of leading business-to-business marketing experts were given the task of selecting the …

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Insulation with Nanowood

Researchers at the University of Maryland devote a lot of time to finding new ways that we can use wood. Two years ago, they found a way to make it transparent so it could be used as a substitute for glass. Building on that research, they now claim to have …

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Live Construction Sites “Open Doors” for the Public

Open Doors Week Build UK

Doors Open to Public on Live UK Construction Sites Live construction sites have opened their doors to the public. The “Open Doors” Campaign lead by Build UK gives members of the UK public a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes of building and construction sites. Construction sites will have …

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READ NOW: March Insulate Magazine

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Read The March Insulate Magazine Now Issue 16 of Insulate Magazine is now available. The March edition comes off the back of a successful appearance for insulate network at ecobuild and is packed with essential insulation news and exclusive articles and insight. Editor’s Note from Issue 16 “Welcome to the …

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Actis launches easy-to-use insulating breather membrane for roofs

Insulation specialist Actis has launched a new specialised roofing product aimed at the new build and refurb market. BoostR Hybrid Roof, which has LABC and LABSS registered details and is NHBC, LABC warranty and Premier Guarantee approved, is an evolution of its popular Boost R Hybrid – an insulating breather …

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Etex launches unique Thruwall system to streamline specification

Etex's new Thruwall system

A new external envelope system from Etex Building Performance Called Thruwall is set to reduce uncertainty around building performance and speed up the specification and construction phases of projects. Etex Building Performance has launched its new Thruwall system, a single solution for the building envelope.  It combines elements from the …

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Huntsman announces the acquisition of Demilec

Demilec

Huntsman announced on Tuesday the acquisition of spray polyurethane foam (SPF) manufacturer Demilec from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners. Demilec is one of North America’s leading manufacturers and distributors of SPF insulation systems for residential and commercial applications. Demilec has annual revenues of around $170m and owns two manufacturing …

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BBA discusses Brexit and industry safety with MP

Conservative MP for St Albans, Anne Main, visited the British Board of Agrément to meet with BBA Chief Executive Claire Curtis-Thomas. The meeting was to discuss the ramifications of Britain’s disengagement from Europe with Brexit and how the construction industry can work with government to ensure safety standards are fully …

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