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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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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The ‘Why’ Behind Lower Lambda Insulation

Kingspan Insulation Head of Technical and Marketing on lower lambda As the UK construction industry shakes off the effects of the recession and gathers momentum once again, there are three compelling reasons to re-prioritise the thermal efficiency of our buildings: climate change, energy security, and energy affordability. With these in… Read the rest
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Cavity Walls: The Future

Cavity walls: Kooltherm K106 Lower Lambda Back in 2011, the RIBA carried out an extensive survey of modern homes and homebuyers’ opinions towards therm.

The report showed that for people who would consider purchasing a new-build home, energy efficiency was the most important benefit, whilst for … Read the rest

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Final Friday Five

Final Friday Five

Can you believe we’re a third of the way through 2016? So much has happened this month, but here’s our pick of the bunch for April’s Final Friday Five.

Homebuilding & Renovating Show

Firstly, thank you to everyone who visited … Read the rest

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Façades & Fire Safety – In Context

Facades & Fire Safety In Context

During this blog series we’ve looked at the limitations of the linear route to fire safety compliance for insulation within façade systems at, or above, 18 metres:

  • Materials aren’t subjected to large-scale testing as part of a complete façade system
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Façades & Fire Safety: Which Way?

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As RIBA Journal’s recent round table highlighted, fire safety is a major concern for all who are responsible for the design and specification of buildings. A lack of clarity in the Building Regulations and Standards for external fire spread, not … Read the rest

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Insulating a balcony or terrace

Optim-R used on a balcony Often when constructing a balcony or terrace area for refurbishment or new build, there will be a requirement to put insulation in the deck of the balcony / terrace to ensure that the room below is kept warm.

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Kingspan Insulation at CIH

housing-policy Next week is the CIH South East Conference and Exhibition at Brighton, from 3-5th March, and we are hoping to see you there.

We are on stand 64, where we will be showing all our latest products including the … Read the rest

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How to insulate under a suspended timber floor – a practical guide

Kingspan Insulation K3 Floorboard in Suspended Timber Floor In this blog post we aim to provide a simple, practical guide to the best practice methods for fitting insulation boards, such as Kingspan Kooltherm K3 Floorboard, into a suspended timber floor.

This is a floor where the timber … Read the rest

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