Home Insulation


Insulating concrete block walls: What is the best way to do...

If you want a home to remain at acceptable temperatures throughout the year by blocking the airflow through the concrete blocks, you have to insulate the walls. Fortunately, there are lots of different ways you can do this.

New thermo-reflective breather membrane for energy efficiency

Industrial Textiles & Plastics has launched a new engineered breather membrane

Introducing Fixit 222

Aerogel granulates used in the mineral-based system provide excellent thermal performance

CCF appoints new regional sales director

Rob Glewis has been appointed as regional sales director to help deliver CCF’s service proposition in the London and south east branches.

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.

Recticel Insulation launches U-value calculator

Self-help with calculating U-values is now offered by Recticel Insulation

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.

UK’s first spray foam insulation qualification launches

Spray Foam Training limited has been launched as the first business in the country to offer the new Spray Foam Insulation Applicator NVQ Diploma.

ROCKWOOL achieves growth above pre-pandemic levels

With construction activity returning and in many cases surpassing pre-pandemic levels, ROCKWOOL Group has achieved double-digit growth in all business areas in the first half of this year, according to its latest trading update.

ROCKWOOL HARDROCK Multi-Fix gets BBA approval

ROCKWOOL’s HARDROCK Multi-Fix has been BBA certified, giving specifiers and contractors additional confidence in the solution.