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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

Earlier this month the … 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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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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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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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

Sustainability

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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Final Friday Five

Final Friday Five In our quick catch up of five highlights of the month, the issues raised cover the performance gap, Passivhaus and retro-fitting insulation.

Quality and quantity

Earlier this month, Deloitte Real Estate’s Jon Lovell asked whether the push for housing growth … Read the rest

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