Final Friday Five

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Spring has (sort of) sprung and April has passed with some interesting twists and turns, including the snap election. Read on to find out what has us talking this month…

New Arrivals – K107 and K112 have landed!

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How to insulate a loft conversion

Loft conversion using Kingspan Kooltherm K118 Insulated Plasterboard
A common method of improving a home is to add space and value by carrying out a loft conversion.

As well as adding an extra room to the house, a well-insulated conversion may also provide savings by reducing energy bills. … Read the rest

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Tackling the housing shortage – going offsite

Offsite construction
“As recently as the 1990s, a first-time buyer couple on a low-to-middle income saving five per cent of their wages each month would have enough for an average-sized deposit after just three years. Today it would take them 24 years.”… Read the rest
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How to insulate a pitched roof at rafter level

Loft conversion using Kingspan Kooltherm K118 Insulated Plasterboard
When insulating a pitched roof at rafter level there are a number of key design considerations which will affect the build-up of the roof and the choice of insulation. In this blog post we explore some of the options available.… Read the rest
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What is a lambda value?

What is a lambda?
This week, we’re talking about lambda values.

Today we’re launching two new products within our Kooltherm K100 range, each of which have a lambda value of just 0.018 W/m.K across all thicknesses.

When you compare this with the Kooltherm … Read the rest

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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…

Say hello to two

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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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World Book Day – Kingspan Style

World Book Day

To celebrate this year’s World Book Day we’ve collated our favourite construction-related puns, covering everything from children’s classic Claddington Bear to adult-only 50 Shades of Granite. See below for our ideas – which one is your favourite? You can also … Read the rest

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Final Friday Five

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February – it’s the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on! See below for our round up of the best articles from the past month…

Fixing our broken housing market

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Internal wall insulation – Passivhaus

Internal wall insulation - Passivhaus
How can you express your undying devotion for the building in your life this Valentine’s week?

Whilst some will opt for showy expressions of affection, such as a new extension or bathroom refit, if you really want to make a … Read the rest

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