Home Insulation


Knauf Insulation sets up offsite insulation process for Citu

In its quest to create homes 10 times more energy efficient than typical UK houses, Citu turned to Knauf Insulation for developing the offsite capability to achieve the required level of thermal performance.

Kingspan targets net zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Kingspan has published its “Planet Passionate” Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s decarbonisation programme to reduce carbon emissions in manufacturing to as close to zero as technically possible, starting with the company reducing emissions from operations by 5.2% back in 2020.

illbruck offers specifiers an airtight solution to meet sustainability goals

illbruck has utilised the latest in technology and innovation to develop its new TP654 illmod TRIO 1050 window and door sealing tape, which offers a premium solution to meet the modern demands for energy and acoustic performance.

Mannok increases its earnings in 2020 despite challenges

Last year came with many challenges for the sector. The pandemic caused production availability issues and a lack of work put a financial strain on nearly every company. However, Mannok’s latest 2020 performance review showed a strong post lockdown recovery and a strong outlook for 2021.

Building insulation market set to bounce back from COVID-19

The building market for insulation products has fallen by around 16% to £1.4 billion, mainly due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on newbuild and domestic retrofit activity.

Sundolitt awarded BBA certification for XPS Floor Insulation board

Sundolitt’s Extruded Polystyrene Floor Insulation has been awarded BBA certification with NHBC standards compliance, for use as thermal insulation in ground-bearing, suspended concrete ground floors and suspended timber ground-floors.

Geocel makes Lighthouse Club charity of choice for 2021

The Lighthouse Club will be Geocel’s charity of choice for 2021, with planned fundraising activities to take place across the year.

Recticel to acquire PIR insulation firm Gór-Stal

Recticel is set to expand its insulation business with the acquisition of Gór-Stal, a thermal insulation board specialist.

Mitigating fire risk in the roof

Beneficial for space-saving, energy efficiency and housing mechanical and electrical equipment, flat roofs are commonly specified for diverse applications across many sectors. Considering this, Will Wigfield, product manager – flat roof at ROCKWOOL UK, examines the role of the modern roof, discusses why it is susceptible to fire hazards, and offers best practice advice on how best to mitigate these.

Deck-VQ gives superb thermal performance in arts centre refurbishment

When an arts centre’s extension precluded the use of upstands as part of a roof terrace installation, a slim, high-performance insulation solution was required to prevent instances of cold bridging and ensure the application met the regulatory U-value. Recticel Insulation’s Deck VQ was more than up to the challenge.