Final Friday Five

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Hello and welcome to 2017’s first Final Friday Five. We’ve rounded up our top posts and articles from the past month – what do you think? Let us know in the comments below…

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The next exciting step in BIM

BIM Objects on U-value Calculator Some of our readers may have noticed that this week we made an important update to our popular U-value Calculator: the addition of BIM Objects. Our resident expert Hannah Etheridge gives an insight into how and why we are… Read the rest
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What’s in a ‘value’?

U-value, lambda value, r-value

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If you’re new to the industry, you’ll soon discover that the word ‘value’ is thrown around like there’s no tomorrow. More often than not, this ‘value’ is accompanied by a letter –… Read the rest
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Glossary of Common Terms (R – Z)

Types of insulation What exactly is a U-value?

The final post in our glossary series aims to supply you with a quick and easy definition of a U-value… along with R-value, Y-value and other common industry terms for that matter! (FYI – Kappa … Read the rest

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How to calculate a U-Value the old-fashioned way. Here’s what you need…

schoolsums We know there are computer programmes and our very own lovely U-value Calculator, but behind the simplicity is a lot of supporting guidance, documentation, protocols, rules and regulations. So here’s a quick run-through of what you may need if… Read the rest
Date: May 28, 2015
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Final Friday Five – Ecobuild Edition

Final Friday Five This month is all about Ecobuild – we had a great time at the start of this month, talking to lots of people on our stand and we just thought we’d share with everyone some of the information we picked… Read the rest
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Exposing the insides – how our online U-value calculator works

calculator xray Previously we’ve talked about what a U-value is, what the targets are for U-Values and what else you get with your calculation if you use our U-value calculator. Today we will explore how our online-value calculator works. Data

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What U-value should I use where?

Union flag We’ve talked about how a U-value gives you the thermal conductivity for a particular construction and how you can calculate it (by using our online U-Value calculator). But what U-value should you be aiming for and why?

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6 things you get with the Kingspan U-value calculator

u-value-calc Yesterday we looked at what a U-value is and said that using our new online U-value calculator is a simple method of getting the U-value you need for a particular application. However there is more than just the U-Value that… Read the rest
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How to calculate U-Values

U-value Calculator This week we are celebrating the launch of our new U-Value Calculator so for the next five days we will be talking about U-values; what they are, how they are calculated and what our online U-value calculator can provide.

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