Armstrong – Royal War Blinded Centre

Armstrong – Royal War Blinded Centre

An Armstrong suspension grid for plasterboard ceilings, which is up to 40% quicker to install than traditional systems, has been used as the foundation for a completely bespoke, visually stunning day care centre ceiling that was created at a fraction of the cost of a specialist solution. SOLUTION: Armstrong’s Drywall Grid System (DGS) was used to form a curved ceiling at Scottish War Blinded’s new Hawkhead Centre for visually impaired veterans in Paisley, Scotland. Other…

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Knauf Launches NEW Jointing Range

Knauf Launches NEW Jointing Range

Knauf has launched a new range of powdered joint fillers and finishes that give improved workability for contractors and provide a better finish for follow-on trades. Joint Filler Premium and Joint Cement Premium provide bedding and finishing for joint tape respectively while the Fill and Finish Premium option can be used for both applications. The Premium range was developed following extensive research with contractors, understanding the characteristics that would be required from a perfect jointing…

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Building Homes with Better Acoustic Performance

Building Homes with Better Acoustic Performance

The most recent Government National Noise Attitude Survey found that 48 per cent of British people felt their home life was spoilt to some extent by noise; which highlights the importance of good sound insulation – and offers housebuilders an opportunity to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Saint-Gobain’s UK Home, Health and Wellbeing Report suggests that one of the most common features homebuyers attribute to an ideal home is low levels of noise and peaceful surroundings. Internal…

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Guest Blog – Armstrong Ceilings’ new green video showcases recycling benefits

Guest Blog – Armstrong Ceilings’ new green video showcases recycling benefits

A look at the value that Armstrong Ceiling Solutions’ pioneering recycling schemes bring to saving the environment, and contractors’ money, is given in a new green video. The two-minute video showcases the numerous benefits for specifiers, main contractors and installers in signing up to Armstrong’s peerless green philosophy. This is to leave as small a footprint as possible through its commitment to employing energy savings, sustainable water management, waste reduction and more greenery for a…

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Weber Guest Blog

Weber Guest Blog

Weber’s YouTube video illustrates how to remove unsightly algae using high performance weber CL150. Saint-Gobain Weber takes training in the specification and application of their innovative, market leading materials responsibly.  A team of technical advisors is available to support and advise, either over the telephone or on site, on the correct use of a diverse product offering. “In addition to the Saint-Gobain Technical Academy here in Bedfordshire, one of several across the country,” says Rob…

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Armstrong – Dumbarton Care Home

Armstrong – Dumbarton Care Home

BACKGROUND A suspended grid system from Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, that sub-contractors have found supremely quick to install, has been used on a building forming part of a council’s biggest-ever capital investment programme. SOLUTION Some 3,500m2 of Armstrong’s DGS (Drywall Grid System) was specified for the new state-of-the-art £13.1 million new Dumbarton Care Home designed by Cooper Cromar Architects for West Dumbarton Council in conjunction with Hub West Scotland, its development partner. The DGS suspension system for…

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Knauf Insulation – Veolia Blog

Knauf Insulation – Veolia Blog

Knauf Insulation – Continuously striving to make the world a better place Whilst we are dedicated to supplying sustainable high performance insulation solutions for enhanced energy efficiency in buildings, we also continually strive for improvements in our manufacturing and supply chain operations so to improve quality and minimise our impact on the environment. As the market leader and a non-stop innovator, quality excellence and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do. Our Glass…

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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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