Guest Blog – Thermafleece – Insulating with sheep’s wool

Guest Blog – Thermafleece – Insulating with sheep’s wool

  With an ever greater choice of insulation on the market and a growing awareness of the many roles insulation plays, it’s worth considering the most effective option for your application. The use of natural fibre insulation is growing rapidly.  With this in mind, Mark Lynn, MD of Eden Renewable Innovations aims to highlight some of the reasons why you should be thinking seriously about products such as Thermafleece sheep’s wool insulation. Sheep’s wool is…

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Thermal Economics: Under Screed Acoustic Insulation for Noise Reducing Flooring

Thermal Economics: Under Screed Acoustic Insulation for Noise Reducing Flooring

Thermal Economics under screed products can be used for both new build and refurbishment for separating floors in both domestic and commercial properties to reduce airborne sound between floors. By isolating the screed from the structure, you can ensure that any impact noise doesn’t travel through the masonry structure. Thermal Economics products are robust. They do not suffer from any deterioration of acoustic performance during the normal lifespan of a building as they undergo virtually…

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Armstrong Ceilings Perla OP dB

Armstrong Ceilings Perla OP dB

  Armstrong Ceilings Perla OP dB is a premium ceiling tile combining the two criterias of acoustic performance taking it to new heights. The new Perla OP dB 40mm mineral tile combines the high sound absorption of Armstrong’s OP range with the high sound attenuation of its dB range for ultimate acoustic flexibility. Its launch is designed to help specifiers particularly in the education sector to reduce the amount of sound transferred from traffic routes…

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Why you should embrace the green with Armstrong

Why you should embrace the green with Armstrong

CCF’s launch of its Completely Customer Focused programme has coincided with the 15th anniversary of the UK launch of Armstrong Ceilings’ pioneering recycling scheme and the fifth of its becoming the first mineral tile manufacturer in Europe to win Cradle to Cradle™ certification. Recycling ceilings The recycling scheme, which is completely free to contractors (unique through Armstrong), originated with End-of-Life tiles but now also incorporates off-cuts from new installations, and applies to any mineral ceiling…

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High performance acoustic underlays ideal for a wide range of floor finishes

High performance acoustic underlays ideal for a wide range of floor finishes

Thermal Economics provide a range of acoustic underlays, allowing a choice of product to suit the projects specific needs. All of these underlays are thin, dense and robust resilient layers that are easy to install. They provide excellent impact sound reduction with minimal compression, making them ideal for use directly below most types of floor finish and they can even be used beneath non-loadbearing partitions. Isorubber products are tested by independent bodies such as the…

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Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck: Estimated time: 5 minutes. Watch our video on how to install Thermaroof and Thermataper roofing products over a concrete deck. Contact your local branch today for any further information or request a quote on Kingspan products.

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Armstrong Ceilings Ultima+ Range

Armstrong Ceilings Ultima+ Range

Armstrong Ceilings’ new-look tile range is the Ultimate The next-generation Ultima+ range of mineral tiles and planks now features an even brighter whiter smoother surface, with 87% light reflectance to help achieve 16% cost savings compared with indirect lighting*. Durability, as well as aesthetics, is also enhanced with fully-painted edges, while the addition of a re-engineered MicroLook 90 edge detail enables a better fit and improved visual finish when used with standard or designer grids….

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Armstrong partners CCF’s Completely Customer Focused ethos

Armstrong partners CCF’s Completely Customer Focused ethos

Armstrong Ceilings and CCF first partnered several decades ago, when CCF specialised in ceilings, but CCF has now evolved to offer an extensive range of interior solutions and become one of the manufacturer’s largest distributors, if not THE largest. While CCF’s “Completely Customer Focused” campaign is relatively new, the three key pillars upon which its values have been built are those common factors and philosophy which have made the partnership with Armstrong so successful. This…

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Kingspan – What is a floating floor and how do you insulate it?

Kingspan – What is a floating floor and how do you insulate it?

There’s a lot of jargon in this industry, but quite often it’s all very simple. Take ‘floating floors’ and how you insulate them. So, what is a floating floor? A floating floor is typically taken to mean a lightweight construction where chipboard, gypsum or cement fibre board floor panels are ‘floated’ across the top of the rigid insulation layer. Floating floors are used most often in domestic buildings especially when retrofitting or refurbishing an existing…

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Kingspan – Insulation: Do you really get what you pay for?

Kingspan – Insulation: Do you really get what you pay for?

Insulation: Do you really get what you pay for? That question is right at the heart of this blog post which will take an in depth look at a major research study which looks specifically at the impact of using a premium performance wall insulation solution in commercial properties, compared to a cheaper and poorer performing insulation. As you might expect, the cheaper insulation resulted in walls which were up to 80 mm thicker. The…

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