Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® Installation Video

Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® Installation Video

  The Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® are fire rated boards that offer excellent moisture and fire resistant properties that can be used in a range of environments. Below is an overview of Promat SUPALUX® & MASTERBOARD® products and a video on how to install them. SUPALUX® SUPALUX® is a  high performance fire protection board offering up to 240 minutes fire resistance. SUPALUX® board is made with a calcium silicate composition that offers improved moisture resistance, making…

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Product Focus: Sektor Ceilings

Product Focus: Sektor Ceilings

Sektor is a complete range of interior solutions designed with specifiers, installers and the end user in mind. Sektor’s focused range of suspended ceilings will cover just about every specification that customers present you with, providing excellent performance and superior aesthetics for the widest range of projects. The range includes square and tegular edge ceiling tiles with a number of different sizes and finishes to suit any environment, from commercial office spaces and hotels to leisure…

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Cellecta Guest Blog – Selecting the Right Insulation for your Self-Build

Cellecta Guest Blog – Selecting the Right Insulation for your Self-Build

Acoustic and thermal insulation products are widely available from a number of suppliers, but what should contractors ensure they consider when choosing a solution? Cellecta’s Technical Manager, Ben Banks, offers some tips on specifying the most suitable product for your project. Check the Regulations In construction today there are a plethora of regulations to follow – even underfloor heating has regulations for thermal performance. Ensure you know what is expected of you and what you…

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Effective Acoustic Flooring Solutions

Effective Acoustic Flooring Solutions

Soundproofing is an essential part of any build but it is especially key in multiple occupancy high-rise dwellings, which are often subject to increased levels of impact sound between floors. Here, Janeeth Devgun – Flooring & Roofing Category Manager at CCF, discusses how developments in flooring products are contributing to the high acoustic performance required to meet modern living and working standards. Whether new-build or refurbishment, all commercial and domestic developments need to meet or…

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Kay Metzeler Guest Blog – Underfloor heating

Kay Metzeler Guest Blog – Underfloor heating

CCF Partner with Kay Metzeler for Underfloor Heating Insulation Solutions In modern construction, space is key. This combined with an increasing need for thermal efficiency has led to a high demand for underfloor heating in both commercial and residential builds. Kay Metzeler, one of the country’s leading suppliers of Expanded Polystyrene products, recognise this demand and manufacture innovative underfloor heating products in varying grades, types and sizes for all projects. Underfloor Heating Panels Kay-Cel Underfloor…

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ROCKWOOL Guest Blog – Fire safety

ROCKWOOL Guest Blog – Fire safety

FIRE SAFETY IN MULTI-STOREY BUILDINGS: STONE WOOL INSULATION COMPLIANCE Tim Vincent, Head of Technical at ROCKWOOL explains why specifiers should consider non-combustible stone wool insulation in multi-storey buildings. Buildings over 18m in height present numerous challenges when it comes to insulation requirements and fire safety standards. Given that most fires occur in domestic dwellings, high-rise residential buildings over 18m have a high safety risk in the event of a fire due to the long escape…

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Knauf Guest Blog – Full Fill Masonry Cavity Walls

Knauf Guest Blog – Full Fill Masonry Cavity Walls

Full Fill Masonry Cavity Walls and Exposure to Wind Driven Rain Knauf Insulation’s Earthwool® DriTherm Cavity Slabs are a mineral wool insulation product, specifically designed for use in masonry cavity walls and are approved for use in all exposure zones by the British Board of Agrément. The exposure of any site or building to wind-driven rain is dependent on its geographical location and various site specific factors. Due to some rain penetration problems in parts…

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Guest Blog ROCKWOOL – Quiet please!

Guest Blog ROCKWOOL – Quiet please!

Paul Barrett, Product Manager at ROCKWOOL® Ltd looks at acoustic issues in educational buildings and explains how selecting the right insulation can help contractors meet best practice requirements and deliver additional cost saving and fire safety advantages.  Acoustics Matter Acoustics in educational buildings matter. It’s imperative that ambient noise is kept as low as possible to minimise intrusion and distraction in these environments. It’s no surprise that studies consistently show that quieter classrooms and workplaces…

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Mapei Blog – Imperial War Museum Case Study

Mapei Blog – Imperial War Museum Case Study

CCF BRINGS MODERN FLOORING SOLUTION TO THE HISTORIC IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM When London’s Imperial War Museum (IWM) planned its £35 million refurbishment transformation in commemoration of the centenary of the First World War, the museum turned to Mapei, Polished Concrete Designs and CCF – a leading interior building products distributor – to provide a sound flooring solution fit for the prestigious building. CCF worked alongside the manufacturer and installer during the major redevelopment project to…

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Guest Blog ROCKWOOL – Fire Stopping solutions

Guest Blog ROCKWOOL – Fire Stopping solutions

Rob Wakefield, Technical Fire Protection Manager at ROCKWOOL, outlines why contractors need to place careful consideration on the products used to insulate wall and floor voids. As many contractors and ration of the design and potential fire risk in buildings is imperative. In particular, emphasis on fire containment to allow safe evacuation, reduce the risk of fire spread to other buildings, and enable access for fire fighters is of supreme importance when working on new or…

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