Definitive interactive guide to acoustic, fire and thermal insulation for specifiers updated for 2021.

Responding to the growing trend towards self-directed professional development opportunities, ROCKWOOL has enhanced its CPD programme with the addition of on-demand modules.

ROCKWOOL solutions given British Board of Agrément approval for durability, fire and thermal performance.

Responding to the market’s need for simplified specification of fire stopping solutions in rainscreen systems, ROCKWOOL has streamlined its range of open state cavity barriers (SP Firestop OSCB) to provide a two-hour performance rating for both 25mm and 44mm open cavities.

Leading UK supplier of foam sealant tapes for windows and doors ISO Chemie has won an international innovation award.

The construction industry is witnessing a significant and understandable shift in almost every sector towards using non-combustible insulation materials. For some, this is a continuation of policies that have reduced risk in building portfolios. For others, it is a low-risk approach, using products with genuine passive protection, in the face of ongoing regulatory reform. For all, the question of insurance is an important aspect–both for building insurance and for professional indemnity.

CPD advises specifiers on fire protection requirements for structural steel sections

Hundreds of square metres of 9mm Magply boards are currently being installed on an apartment development close to Reading’s commercial centre, after the specialist package contractor involved proposed the high performance MgO panel as an alternative to the original product specified, representing a value engineering solution.

Leviat, world leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry, has launched a revolutionary new thermally efficient Ancon windpost designed to minimise thermal bridging in masonry cavity walls.

If you work on any construction project, you will notice certain manufacturers’ brands. Whether it is for insulation, lintels, bricks or thermostatic radiator valves, there is a reason why they are there; it has not happened by chance.

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