CCF’s Third Party Accreditation Lunch and Learn

CCF’s Third Party Accreditation Lunch and Learn

Following on from an Industry Expert Round Table event in December 2017, On Thursday 12th April we hosted our first Lunch & Learn event in Central London, on the topic of Passive Fire Protection and Third Party Accreditation. The aim of the Lunch & Learn event was to engage with customers and to offer advice on the importance of Third Party Accreditation, with support from key suppliers; Rockwool, Promat and Tradeline alongside representation from the…

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Rockfon Guest Blog – Grid Release

Rockfon Guest Blog – Grid Release

New grids, acoustic wall solutions and helpful installation videos from Rockfon With our three new developments, we can provide you with more help and choice when it comes to specifying acoustic ceilings and wall panels. The ultimate matt white grid New Matt White 11 is our whitest grid. By diffusing light, its subtle textured surface helps drastically reduce reflections that are traditionally found with metal surfaces, helping to eliminate the contrast between the ceiling tile and…

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Thermal Economics – Floating Floor Insulation Products

Thermal Economics – Floating Floor Insulation Products

Floating acoustic floors are a simple and proven method of reducing impact and airborne sound in new build and refurbishment projects. Over the past decade acoustic boards or decks have become extremely popular and there are many variants available. The quality and performance of these products can range drastically, so it is important to ensure that the products that you are using are fit for purpose. These products are designed for use in floor build…

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NEW weberend protect provides hydrophobic coating for buildings

NEW weberend protect provides hydrophobic coating for buildings

Weberend protect by Saint-Gobain Weber is the perfect solution for invisibly protecting external renders and other building substrates from water and liquid ingress. This hydrophobic coating prevents absorption of most types of surface contamination including water, oil and graffiti and reduces the risk of algae, moss, lichen and mould. Easily applied by roller, brush or spray, this protective coating keeps the building exterior clean and dry, providing a long lasting protection against the elements while…

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CCF’s Industry Roundtable: the value of third party accreditation

CCF’s Industry Roundtable: the value of third party accreditation

In December 2017, insulation and interior building products distributor CCF held a roundtable discussing the value of third party accreditation, with representatives from across the building and construction industry, including trade association FIS, building contractor Extension Solutions, and manufacturers Rockwool, Metsec, Promat and Tradeline. Why choose third party accreditation? While not a legal requirement, third party accredited installers and products provide heightened assurance that passive fire protection (PFP) systems, which are built into the fabric…

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

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

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 K103 Floorboard, into a suspended timber floor. This is a floor where the timber floorboards are attached to floor joists and the insulation suspended on timber battens between the joists. This type of floor is suitable for both new build and refurbishment projects. U-value/thickness of insulation We are assuming that…

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Supplier Focus: Isover

Supplier Focus: Isover

  When it comes to choosing an insulation product, many contractors and builders choose a product based on thermal performance, but there are many other factors that should be considered, including acoustic performance; which can improve the health and well being of a building’s occupants. Over the last few years, there has been a real push on the thermal performance of properties, which has consequently led builders and contractors to choose insulation that both prevents…

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CCF Puts Completely Customer Focussed Initiatives First

CCF Puts Completely Customer Focussed Initiatives First

This year, we have commited to a national service training initiative for all staff, in addition to launching a new and improved website. The online resource and training will help to further develop the customer service experience, by improving access to technical expertise, sales support and account management solutions. The customer focused training initiative is being led by CCF’s external sales team and training specialists to upskill staff at every level, with an emphasis on…

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