The Magic of Green Roofs Creating New Living Habitats

The Magic of Green Roofs Creating New Living Habitats

THE MAGIC OF GREEN ROOFS Green roofs provide a great way of turning unused space into living habitats. This can provide entertainment and enjoyment for all.   Alongside this, there are many practical benefits to installing a green roof. These include flood management, reduction of dust or smog levels. Also provision of an acoustic barrier, improvement of temperature regulation through the seasons. Lastly it ensures urban buildings look more attractive. While rural buildings suit their…

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Why CCF are your Superheroes

Why CCF are your Superheroes

CCF Superheroes At CCF, we strive to provide the best possible service to all of our customers, with our CCF Superheroes, with lightning fast deliveries and superhuman product knowledge. We are backed by a team of insulation superheroes who have the knowledge and expertise to help you with all of your insulation projects. With a network of 41 branches across the UK and insulation champions nationwide. Wherever you are, whatever the project our CCF Superheroes aim…

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Top 5 Apps for Builders and Contractors

Top 5 Apps for Builders and Contractors

Top 5 Apps for Builders and Contractors The use of these top 5 apps and others from your smartphone or tablet has become increasingly important. This massively helps the construction industry for productivity tools on site and in the office. With managing projects, contractors and bids the importance of effective communication has never been greater. As technology has developed overtime so has the way we communicate using smartphones and tablets. Through innovative solutions and the…

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Kingspan Guest Blog – Minimising Heat Loss through Flat Roofing

Kingspan Guest Blog – Minimising Heat Loss through Flat Roofing

A warm flat roof is the easiest way to minimise heat loss A warm flat roof is where all the insulation is applied above the deck, with the waterproofing layer installed on top. This method ensures the entire roof is wrapped in insulation, offering the best thermal performance for the least amount of product. This is the opposite of a cold flat roof, where all the insulation sits either within or below the roof deck. This causes a…

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Everything for flat roofs: new products and expertise

Everything for flat roofs: new products and expertise

If you’re working on a flat roof – building a new one or repairing an old one – we’re the team to save you time and help you produce a more watertight installation. By bringing in new products from Kingspan, EcoTherm and ROCKWOOL, and building on our in­-house insulation expertise, we’ve become a one­-stop-shop for all things connected with flat roofs. Our selection of flat­ roof products is versatile and broad ­ranging. It includes membranes and fixings as well…

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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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Choice of flat roof insulation boards from Kingspan

Choice of flat roof insulation boards from Kingspan

CCF’s new flat roof range brings you two superb insulating solutions from Kingspan: Thermaroof TR26 LPC/FM and Thermaroof TR27 LPC/FM. The main difference is that the two boards are for use with different waterproofing systems. Ideal for fast-track building programmes, Thermaroof TR26 is fully compatible with most mechanically fixed single-ply waterproofing systems. Thermal conductivity: 0.022 W/mK. Thermaroof TR27 is fully compatible with single-ply, non-bituminous membranes that are fully bonded with solvent-based adhesive systems, and with…

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Easy flat roof recovery with Hardrock

Easy flat roof recovery with Hardrock

Repairing or recovering worn-out flat roofs is now easier with ROCKWOOL’s Hardrock Multi-Fix Recovery Board, compatible with mechanically fixed, bonded, and torch-applied flat roof membrane systems. The board, which is part of CCF’s flat roof range, makes the repair process simple and is ideal for refurbishments. You can lay it directly on top of existing surfaces where it accommodates imperfections within the existing finish. This cost-effective, flat roof recovery solution is compatible with all common…

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Isover RD Party Wall Roll Keeps Noisy Neighbours Sweet

Isover RD Party Wall Roll Keeps Noisy Neighbours Sweet

Isover’s RD Party Wall Roll is a great time-saver when you’re insulating party walls against transmitted noise. These glass mineral wool rolls come in a range of thicknesses, pre-cut to a width of 2×455mm to fit standard wall-tie spacings. To fit, remove all mortar snots then slip pre-cut rolls into the cavity to help you achieve building-regulations acoustic standards and give your party walls a zero U-value. And since the rolls are robust-detail compliant, there’s…

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Insulating Floorboards that won’t Compromise Floor Strength

Insulating Floorboards that won’t Compromise Floor Strength

Knauf Insulation’s range of Polyfoam™ ECO flooring products are made from extruded polystyrene (XPS). Polyfoam ECO is strong and thermally efficient, and easily formed into robust floorboards. It creates floorboards that save energy without compromising the floor strength, which could limit the potential uses of a building.   Polyfoam ECO Floorboards come in three grades – Standard, Extra and Super – offering a range of compressive strengths (from 200 to 500 kPa) and thermal conductivities…

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