Cold Homes Need More Than Warm Words #GE2015

Cold Homes Need More Than Warm Words #GE2015

Energy efficiency has a fundamental role to play in helping the UK economy to grow. Our strategic partner, Knauf Insulation comments on the impending General Election result and the impact that will have on the UK’s ageing housing stock. What will tackling cold homes achieve? Millions can save money on their energy bills Vulnerable people will be less exposed to cold related illnesses saving the NHS money at a time of national need The UK…

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Solid Fire Protection Must Start With Correctly Specified Insulation

Solid Fire Protection Must Start With Correctly Specified Insulation

The Regulatory Reform Order is the biggest fire safety reform in over 30 years and places a degree of responsibility for reliable and solid fire protection systems with the specifier and contractor. Annemarie Shotton, Category Manager for Insulation at CCF, explores whether awareness of this serious duty is strong enough and discusses its importance to installation standards across the industry. The significance of fire safety, for protecting both life and property, doesn’t need to be…

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Guest Post – Zeroing in on Part L in 2015

Guest Post – Zeroing in on Part L in 2015

The New Year is well and truly here and the visit from Santa (assuming you have all been good of course) is but a distant memory as 2015 stretches out in front of us.  So, what joys await the wonderful world of construction? Or more precisely, what Part L regulatory challenges do we face? Given that buildings account for 45% of the UK’s CO2 emissions, policy tweaks to tackle this challenge are never far away and…

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