Product Focus: Knauf Sliding Doors

Product Focus: Knauf Sliding Doors

At CCF we provide you with the best quality products and we know that the Knauf Sliding Doors is one of them. The kit has everything you need in one box, which allows for installation of doors that slide into the cavity of a partition and are designed to fit UK metal stud sizes. Product Features One person installation 20 minutes installation time Each kit contains a soft close mechanism as standard Fully warranted Only…

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Visqueen’s High Performance Vapour Tapes

Visqueen’s High Performance Vapour Tapes

Interstitial condensation is one of the potential causes of dampness within a building. It occurs when pressure and temperature differences force warm, humid air from inside the building through structural elements in a wall or ceiling until the air reaches a point cold enough for the moisture in the air to condense. When this moisture condenses and permeates into building elements such as timber or insulation, materials dampen and, subsequently, mould can develop. This can…

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Armstrong Recycling Scheme

Armstrong Recycling Scheme

How the scheme works: Since 1999, the Armstrong ceiling recycling programme has diverted over 195 million square feet of old ceiling materials from going to landfill. When old ceiling tiles are being removed from a building, working with CCF, Armstrong can recycle them into new ceiling tiles. You can even arrange for CCF to collect your unwanted ceiling tiles which are then sent to the closest Armstrong Ceilings plant where they are up-cycled into new…

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ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

Rob Wakefield, Technical Manager – Fire Protection at ROCKWOOL®, discusses the difference between the reaction to fire and the resistance to fire. Specifiers need to give careful consideration to the potential fire risk in buildings, with particular emphasis put on compartmentation to allow safe evacuation, reduce the risk of fire spread within the building and to enable access for fire fighters. To be able to achieve this, it is important to understand the difference between…

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Guest Blog Superglass – Party Wall Roll

Guest Blog Superglass – Party Wall Roll

Party Wall Function While the division between adjoining properties might have been assumed to be an area of neutral heat loss, in that no transfer would take place between spaces at similar temperatures, research confirms that cavity party walls are subject to significant energy leakage. Referred to as Thermal Bypass, the phenomenon is now taken into consideration within the current Building Regulations and potentially represents a major concern to house builders and designers in terms…

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