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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Fire-Stopping for Pipes and Service Voids

Fire-Stopping for Pipes and Service Voids

CCF now offers four superb fire-stopping ranges from ROCKWOOL to help you maintain the integrity of fire-rated walls penetrated by pipework and other services. ROCKWOOL’s Ablative Coated Batts, Intumescent Fire Sleeves, Firestop Pipe Collars, and Intumescent Pipe Wraps seal the fire routes created whenever you run services through a fire-resistant wall. The four products help you maintain the integrity of fire-resistant walls in real-world situations. They let you place services in the most logical or…

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High-performance passive fire protection textiles from FIREFLY

High-performance passive fire protection textiles from FIREFLY

FIREFLY fire barriers are flexible, lightweight, and easy to install. They provide simple compartmentation to stop fire and smoke spreading quickly through the roof and ceiling voids in settings that have traditionally been the preserve of mineral fibre fire barriers. Our four top products are: FIREFLY Plus 60: 120 minutes fire integrity and 38 minutes insulation; 10mm thick; 2.2kg/m2 FIREFLY Titan: 120 minutes fire integrity and 60 minutes insulation; 15mm thick; 3.9kg/m2 FIREFLY Phoenix: up…

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Versatile glass mineral wool slab suits numerous applications

Versatile glass mineral wool slab suits numerous applications

In insulation there’s no such thing as one-product-fits-all, but the new Earthwool OmniFit Slab from Knauf Insulation comes close. These friction-fit slabs of glass mineral wool give you superb thermal performance across a huge range of applications: rafters, timber and steel-frame walls, internal partitions, and internal, separating, and ground floors. These versatile, multi-application slabs are non-combustible and offer laboratory-tested acoustic performance. Best of all, they come at a price that insulates your business against budget overruns….

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