What is an EPD?

BREEAM We are often asked what EPD Tier our insulation products fall under.

Firstly, let’s remind ourselves of what an EPD is. Simply put, an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is the tool used to communicate the outcome of a Life Cycle 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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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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Waste Take Back Scheme by Kingspan Insulation

Kingspan Insulation waste take back scheme Managing and recycling waste is an important way of making construction projects more environmentally friendly and is part of sustainable building schemes like BREEAM.

During World Green Building Week, we thought we would highlight one of the ways that Kingspan … Read the rest

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What’s new in BREEAM New Construction 2014

Sea Breeam The forthcoming BREEAM New Construction 2014 is another rung up this long and ever extending ladder to sustainability, but what’s new and what are the changes concerning insulation?

BREEAM is still seen as the best practice methodology to achieve built Read the rest

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