TLX Timber-Frame Wall Insulation

TLX Timber-Frame Wall Insulation

Timber-Frame Wall Insulation Timber-frame construction in the UK is based on factory-made structural elements. The timber-framed wall panels carry building loads to the foundations while the outer cladding provides decoration and weather protection. The construction method readily incorporates high levels of thermal insulation to conserve energy and cut heating costs. Timber framing offers designers plenty of flexibility over layout and external appearance. For cladding, the choice is wide: brick, stone or lightweight claddings such as…

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Knauf Cavity Wall Insulation

Knauf Cavity Wall Insulation

Full-Fill Cavity Walls Full-fill cavity walls are the most popular method of insulation. Roughly 55% of all new build cavity walls are fully-filled. If you include refurbishments, it takes the total to 85% of all residential cavity walls.  The reason is simple: filling a cavity with mineral wool offers substantial savings compared to partial-fill solutions – sometimes as much 50%. You’ll be able to achieve the thermal performance required by the Building Regulations while saving anything up to £535…

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Rockwool Flat Roof Insulation

Rockwool Flat Roof Insulation

Flat Roof A flat roof with a single-ply membrane (SPM) typically consists of a structural deck with a vapour-control layer, thermal insulation, and a polymeric single-ply membrane top sheet. With proper installation and good maintenance, these durable materials have a life expectancy of up to 30 years. Materials that are lightweight and easy to handle help reduce the costs. They need less structural support and are cheaper to transport. For a safer installation, try bonding the membrane to the substrate…

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Kay Metzeler Flooring Insulation

Kay Metzeler Flooring Insulation

Solid floor insulation comes in two types: • Above-the-concrete slab: The most common solution is suitable for use with underfloor heating systems • Below-the-concrete slab: Often specified for commercial applications with a heavy flow of footfall or machinery Suspended floor insulation comes in two types: Over suspended concrete beams: Frequently used in new-build and residential dwelling Over suspended timber beams: Can be constructed to Robust Details Kay-Cel Super Plus Kay Metzeler’s Kay-Cel Super Plus is a…

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Guest Blog – DOW Floormate Hill Barn Case Study

Guest Blog – DOW Floormate Hill Barn Case Study

Dow Floormate – Product Information Floormate -AP products are manufactured in the UK using technology that takes CO2 from industry and uses it as a blowing agent in order to create blue extruded polystyrene foam with a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of less than five. The process of extruding polystyrene foam generates a mass of small, homogeneous closed cells which give the final product high design loads, low water absorption and excellent insulating properties. Such…

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Mapei Smoothing and Self Levelling Compounds

Mapei Smoothing and Self Levelling Compounds

MAPEI SMOOTHING AND SELF LEVELLING COMPOUNDS Irrespective of the substrate in question, Mapei’s exclusive range of Mapei Smoothing and Self Levelling Compounds therefore ensure all flooring scenarios are covered. When installing resilient floor coverings within British Standards, the floor requires a surface regularity of SR2. This means there is no more than a 5mm departure over a straight edged area of 2 meters (or 3mm if you wish to obtain SR1 standard). Failing to comply with…

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The Importance of CCF Fleet & Safety Management

The Importance of CCF Fleet & Safety Management

CCF Fleet & Safety Management As a leading distributor of insulation and interior products hence safety management plays a key role. It’s important to have a fully functioning national fleet of vehicles to service our customers. When managing a large fleet. many factors are needed to be considered . These are the driver’s, vehicles and the overall safety of employees and customers. Below is a summary of how CCF ensure safety management of its fleet….

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#theinsulators

#theinsulators

Insulation Superheroes Hello and welcome to the CCF Insulation Superheroes blog. We are pleased to announce the launch of our new campaign #theinsulators. This will demonstrate how CCF can help you and your business in the confusing world of insulation. With backing from leading names in the insulation industry: Celotex, Isover, Kingspan, Knauf Insulation and Rockwool. We aim to provide the insulation protection to suit any project you have. #theinsulators can provide expertise and advice…

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The Impact of Ceiling Tiles On Interior Aesthetics

The Impact of Ceiling Tiles On Interior Aesthetics

The Impact of Ceiling Tiles On Interior Aesthetics In today’s world ceiling tiles have a big impact on the interior aesthetics of buildings. This plays a significant role in the creation of effective environments for work, relaxation and leisure. Ceilings cover as large of areas as floors. Also similarly, the aesthetics can spoil a modern and open-plan space if not considered in the specification process. The impact of ceiling tiles on the overall aesthetics of an…

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CCF partner with Promat on Passive Fire Protection

CCF partner with Promat on Passive Fire Protection

Promat is a market leader in passive fire protection, offering protective boards for just about every situation. CCF have partnered with Promat, amongst other leading brands ROCKWOOL and TBA Textiles, to provide our customers with a comprehensive range to meet all their passive fire protection needs. Promat’s product range covers a wide range of applications, from a 30-minute multi-purpose board for internal partitions, to a 240 minute board for fire protection to structural steelwork. Promat…

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