Final Friday Five

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We’re nearly a quarter of the way through 2017 – can you believe it?! Here’s our favourite news and articles from the month that has seen the Budget, Brexit and just that little bit more sunshine…

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How to deal with bats in refurbishment

Bats in Pembridge Spring officially starts today! So it’s a good time to start thinking about those home refurbishments you’ve been putting off this winter.

Perhaps you need to replace those damaged roof tiles, or insulate your loft space with our new Kooltherm Read the rest

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Biodiversity meets community

Planting trees at Shobdon WWII Memorial This month has been a great one for supporting local issues as part of our long-term commitment to sustainability and responsibility.

After hearing a plea on local radio for help we were more than happy to head across to Shobdon … Read the rest

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A responsible business

sustainability-2015 COP 22 talks took place earlier this month, during which governments from across the globe came together to see how they can implement the agreements made last year in Paris.

However it’s not just at an international level changes can … Read the rest

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Biodiversity Big Day Out

Biodiversity at Kingspan Insulation We wrote a blog post called ‘Banging the drum for biodiversityback in May when the weather was bright, the evenings were long and the beauty of spring was fully upon our Pembridge site. Now that the leaves… Read the rest
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World Green Building Week – Retrofitting a factory

World Green Building Week World Green Building Week is upon us again. With this year’s event focusing on changing perspectives on energy efficient buildings, it seems like a good opportunity to discuss the hidden potential of existing non-domestic buildings.

Whilst 90% of UK businesses … Read the rest

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Building sustainably with BREEAM

BREEAM With over half a million certified buildings across 77 countries, the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) is easily one of the most widely used building sustainability assessment standards in the world. So why has the method proven so… Read the rest
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BES 6001 – A Giant Leap for Responsible Sourcing

BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing Last week marked the 47th anniversary of the first moon landing, and the scale and audacity of those missions continues to boggle the mind.

Take the Saturn V rocket, for example. Standing at 111 metres, it comprised more than … Read the rest

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The difference between generic & specific Green Guide Ratings

Green Guide Ratings 2016 has already been a busy year for our technical staff, with work well underway to support the updating of our Environmental Profile in a new round of product lifecycle assessments (LCAs).

This is just the latest step in a … Read the rest

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Banging the drum for biodiversity

Bats in Pembridge The summer weather never fails to bring out the best of our main site in Pembridge, Herefordshire.

With the peaceful surroundings blending ancient woodland, bustling hedgerows and rolling fields, it’s small wonder that we are so passionate about sustainability. To … Read the rest

Date: May 31, 2016
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