ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

ROCKWOOL® Fire Protection: Resistance Vs Reaction

Rob Wakefield, Technical Manager – Fire Protection at ROCKWOOL®, discusses the difference between the reaction to fire and the resistance to fire. Specifiers need to give careful consideration to the potential fire risk in buildings, with particular emphasis put on compartmentation to allow safe evacuation, reduce the risk of fire spread within the building and to enable access for fire fighters. To be able to achieve this, it is important to understand the difference between…

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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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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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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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#theinsulators

#theinsulators

Insulation Superheroes Hello and welcome to the CCF Insulation Superheroes blog. We are pleased to announce the launch of our new campaign #theinsulators. This will demonstrate how CCF can help you and your business in the confusing world of insulation. With backing from leading names in the insulation industry: Celotex, Isover, Kingspan, Knauf Insulation and Rockwool. We aim to provide the insulation protection to suit any project you have. #theinsulators can provide expertise and advice…

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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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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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