Tackling Fire Protection With New Solutions-Based Range

Tackling Fire Protection With New Solutions-Based Range

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new fire protection range through a partnership with ROCKWOOL, Promat, and TBA Textiles. With the introduction of CE Marking and the amends to the Regulatory Reform Order, there is an increasingly strong focus on ensuring the right fire protection products are used. To support you in making the right choice, we’ve introduced a complete range of Passive Fire Protection solutions which are available in every branch. Bob…

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Isover RD Party Wall Roll Keeps Noisy Neighbours Sweet

Isover RD Party Wall Roll Keeps Noisy Neighbours Sweet

Isover’s RD Party Wall Roll is a great time-saver when you’re insulating party walls against transmitted noise. These glass mineral wool rolls come in a range of thicknesses, pre-cut to a width of 2×455mm to fit standard wall-tie spacings. To fit, remove all mortar snots then slip pre-cut rolls into the cavity to help you achieve building-regulations acoustic standards and give your party walls a zero U-value. And since the rolls are robust-detail compliant, there’s…

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Insulating Floorboards that won’t Compromise Floor Strength

Insulating Floorboards that won’t Compromise Floor Strength

Knauf Insulation’s range of Polyfoam™ ECO flooring products are made from extruded polystyrene (XPS). Polyfoam ECO is strong and thermally efficient, and easily formed into robust floorboards. It creates floorboards that save energy without compromising the floor strength, which could limit the potential uses of a building.   Polyfoam ECO Floorboards come in three grades – Standard, Extra and Super – offering a range of compressive strengths (from 200 to 500 kPa) and thermal conductivities…

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Customer Focused CCF Branch Format Revealed

Customer Focused CCF Branch Format Revealed

We’ve reinvented the traditional trade counter model by putting the customer at the centre of the design, with an emphasis on unrivalled product choice, availability, and expert ‘know-how’, to deliver an even higher quality and more efficient experience. The bespoke design of the new branches makes it easy for time-pressed customers to get in and out of the branch, with everything they need, as quickly as possible. The first new format branch in Northampton is…

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Are Zero Carbon Homes Still Part Of Our Future?

Are Zero Carbon Homes Still Part Of Our Future?

Reducing C02 emissions to create zero carbon homes remains part of the Government’s UK-wide strategy for tackling climate change and improving construction standards. It seems that change is finally on the horizon with the tightening of performance requirement expected as part of the next implementation of Parts L, F, and J of the Building Regulations set for 2016 in relation to domestic properties and 2019 for non-residential buildings. So where has confusion around the fulfilment…

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Announcing Our Winsulation Winner

Announcing Our Winsulation Winner

At the start of the year, we partnered with TrustFord to launch Winsulation – a fantastic competition which gave you the chance to win a Ford van as well as a number of instant prizes, including Kindle Fires. We’re proud to announce that Jerzy Stanuszek of U.K. Associates, based in London, has been named our Winsulation winner! Jerzy will be replacing his old Ford van with this brand new model to keep his business on…

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East Manchester Expansion for CCF

East Manchester Expansion for CCF

We are thrilled to announce another exciting addition to our branch network in East Manchester. The new branch is based on Margaret Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne Manchester and features an original format which re-invents the traditional trade counter model. By this we mean a purpose-built trade counter which has a bespoke design to make it easy for time-pressed customer to select everything they need, as quickly as possible. CCF East Manchester – the facts; Ten new jobs…

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Ready To Meet Demand Thanks To New Render Range

Ready To Meet Demand Thanks To New Render Range

We’ve partnered with Saint-Gobain Weber, leading industrial mortar manufacturer, to give you greater choice and availability of products that we know are in growing demand. With an extensive range of different finishes and design effects that can be achieved with renders, including ashlar and brick effect, the construction industry has already seen a strong shift in favour of renders over traditional brick. Not only has the render market already experienced strong growth, but we expect…

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Fire-Stopping for Pipes and Service Voids

Fire-Stopping for Pipes and Service Voids

CCF now offers four superb fire-stopping ranges from ROCKWOOL to help you maintain the integrity of fire-rated walls penetrated by pipework and other services. ROCKWOOL’s Ablative Coated Batts, Intumescent Fire Sleeves, Firestop Pipe Collars, and Intumescent Pipe Wraps seal the fire routes created whenever you run services through a fire-resistant wall. The four products help you maintain the integrity of fire-resistant walls in real-world situations. They let you place services in the most logical or…

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