ISO 50001 – Getting Energetic about Energy Management

ISO 50001 - Kingspan Insulation

Above: Our manufacturing facility in Herefordshire has been certified to energy management standard ISO 50001 and features a range of energy saving measures including highly insulated walls and roofs, LED lighting and mechanical heat recovery ventilation.

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The Road to GRI

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This month saw another eventful Ecobuild, with plenty of innovation on show including our new lower-lambda Kooltherm products. The show provides a real perspective on just how far the construction industry has come since the early 2000s when it … Read the rest

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What’s the difference between FSC® and PEFC responsibly sourced timber?

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There are a number of schemes in place to not only protect the world’s forests now but to also ensure a responsible supply of timber for future generations. In this blog we will look at the two most prominent schemes … Read the rest

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Responsible Sourcing

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When thinking about sustainability and what you can do to make a difference it is common to just think of areas where your actions, or lack of, can noticeably affect results, such as energy use and waste disposal. This is … Read the rest

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Sustainability and energy use

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We’ve been over on the UKGBC blog recently talking about ‘Reaping the benefits of reporting’; discussing our sustainability reporting process and the benefits we have found from this activity and in this blog we are taking this further by … Read the rest

Date: May 14, 2015
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Insulation on prescription?

On Prescription Fuel poverty is becoming a topic more frequently discussed; in the news, and in politics. With the general election now only weeks away and the campaigning starting in full we are watching with interest what the different manifestos are going… Read the rest
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A goodbye (to the Code)

The government is now in a state of “purdah”, (the period of time immediately before elections or referendums when specific restrictions on the activity of civil servants are in place). Just before that happened however, a whirlwind of last minute… Read the rest
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Reporting Sustainability and Responsibility

Sust&Resp Report 201213 We’ve just published our latest Sustainability and Responsibility Report which covers activities and future aims for the company and thought it might be useful to go into a bit more detail about why we do this and what the report… Read the rest
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How green is your housing policy?

Clover image Earlier this week we participated in a talk on ‘How Green is your housing policy’ as part of the CIH South East Conference. As this is an important topic we wanted to share a few key points from this with… Read the rest
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Why Kingspan is supporting #coldhomesweek

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As part of #coldhomesweek we are highlighting the importance of investing in energy efficient retrofits.

Earlier this week Kingspan Insulation joined with other members and supporters of the Energy Bill Revolution Alliance.

‘calling upon party leaders to make a

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