2-IN-1 Isover Metac Insulation

2-IN-1 Isover Metac Insulation

2-IN-1 ISOVER METAC HAS SOME SOUND RESULTS   Increasing research has been conducted which shows evidence that long-term environmental noise can have a negative influence on people’s health and wellbeing; alongside an increasing focus on the noise we are subjected to at home.   In the latest Government National Noise Attitude Survey [1], it was discovered that 48% of British people felt that their home life was spoilt to some extent by noise. This was especially noticeable…

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Isover’s Polterm Max Plus Insulation

Isover’s Polterm Max Plus Insulation

ISOVER HAS LAUNCHED A BRAND NEW STONE WOOL INSULATION PERFECT FOR FACADE APPLICATIONS. Isover Polterm Max Plus is a new non-combustible 1200 x 600mm stone mineral wool slab for rainscreen cladding and over-cladding applications. It delivers outstanding thermal and acoustic performance, whilst also achieving best attainable A1 Euroclass fire classification according to EN 13501-1. The Polterm Max Plus is a range of external insulation cladding that will help customers reduce heat loss within a building…

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Guest Blog: British Gypsum’s customer service journey

Guest Blog: British Gypsum’s customer service journey

  At British Gypsum, excellent customer service is paramount. We monitor our performance every year by listening to our customers’ views in an annual customer satisfaction survey and use the results to determine an action plan for improvement for the following year. We caught up with Lauryn Russell-Brown, British Gypsum Customer Service Team Coach and Customer Loyalty Representative to learn more about what being completely customer focused means to her. For me, excellent customer service…

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Guest Blog – Thermafleece – Insulating with sheep’s wool

Guest Blog – Thermafleece – Insulating with sheep’s wool

  With an ever greater choice of insulation on the market and a growing awareness of the many roles insulation plays, it’s worth considering the most effective option for your application. The use of natural fibre insulation is growing rapidly.  With this in mind, Mark Lynn, MD of Eden Renewable Innovations aims to highlight some of the reasons why you should be thinking seriously about products such as Thermafleece sheep’s wool insulation. Sheep’s wool is…

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Thermal Economics: Under Screed Acoustic Insulation for Noise Reducing Flooring

Thermal Economics: Under Screed Acoustic Insulation for Noise Reducing Flooring

Thermal Economics under screed products can be used for both new build and refurbishment for separating floors in both domestic and commercial properties to reduce airborne sound between floors. By isolating the screed from the structure, you can ensure that any impact noise doesn’t travel through the masonry structure. Thermal Economics products are robust. They do not suffer from any deterioration of acoustic performance during the normal lifespan of a building as they undergo virtually…

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High performance acoustic underlays ideal for a wide range of floor finishes

High performance acoustic underlays ideal for a wide range of floor finishes

Thermal Economics provide a range of acoustic underlays, allowing a choice of product to suit the projects specific needs. All of these underlays are thin, dense and robust resilient layers that are easy to install. They provide excellent impact sound reduction with minimal compression, making them ideal for use directly below most types of floor finish and they can even be used beneath non-loadbearing partitions. Isorubber products are tested by independent bodies such as the…

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Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

Guest blog – Kingspan – How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck

How to install Thermaroof / Thermataper over a concrete deck: Estimated time: 5 minutes. Watch our video on how to install Thermaroof and Thermataper roofing products over a concrete deck. Contact your local branch today for any further information or request a quote on Kingspan products.

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Guest Blog – Armstrong – Ystalyfera Welsh Medium Comprehensive School

Guest Blog – Armstrong – Ystalyfera Welsh Medium Comprehensive School

CCF Supplies Armstrong Ceilings for Welsh Comprehensive School BACKGROUND: Armstrong Ceilings help with sound and sight in a new teaching block. The two to three-storey steel-frame building replaces a 1970s three-storey CLASP-type teaching block to bring accommodation into the 21st Century and was designed to BREEAM “Excellent” and BIM Level 2 standards. SOLUTION: Some 2,000m2 of Armstrong’s D-H 700 micro perforated metal Hook-On canopies, Axiom Knife Edge canopies with Ultima+ tiles and MicroLook 8 wood-effect…

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Armstrong partners CCF’s Completely Customer Focused ethos

Armstrong partners CCF’s Completely Customer Focused ethos

Armstrong Ceilings and CCF first partnered several decades ago, when CCF specialised in ceilings, but CCF has now evolved to offer an extensive range of interior solutions and become one of the manufacturer’s largest distributors, if not THE largest. While CCF’s “Completely Customer Focused” campaign is relatively new, the three key pillars upon which its values have been built are those common factors and philosophy which have made the partnership with Armstrong so successful. This…

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Kingspan – What is a floating floor and how do you insulate it?

Kingspan – What is a floating floor and how do you insulate it?

There’s a lot of jargon in this industry, but quite often it’s all very simple. Take ‘floating floors’ and how you insulate them. So, what is a floating floor? A floating floor is typically taken to mean a lightweight construction where chipboard, gypsum or cement fibre board floor panels are ‘floated’ across the top of the rigid insulation layer. Floating floors are used most often in domestic buildings especially when retrofitting or refurbishing an existing…

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