News - 16 Oct 2003
The Royal Institute of British Architects’ Stirling Prize has been awarded to the £22 million multi-coloured Laban dance centre on Deptford Creekside, Deptford.
The award recognises the...
News - 3 Aug 2012
Pactiv Building Products has launched GreenGuard extruded polystyrene (XPS) PLYGOOD R-2 protective sheathing. This sheathing is an economical way of meeting the wall insulation stipulations of the...
Article - 2 Dec 2008
Building materials and design play a key role in energy efficiency. But where does brick fit into this and what do you need to know to make an informed decision
News - 20 Jul 2009
Rockwool, the world's leading manufacturer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, has officially welcomed the creation of the Solid Wall Insulation Guarantee Agency (SWIGA). The creation of...
News - 26 Apr 2009
Rockwool is showcasing its recyclable, energy-efficient insulation at Grand Designs Live as part of the British Gas Green Streets feature which will demonstrate how easily people can reduce their...
News - 29 Jan 2007
Using Celcon aircrete blocks with the Thin-Joint System has cut build time by a third and resulted in savings on insulation for a development of seven town houses at Cambridge Street,...
News - 18 Oct 2010
A large number of countries are tightening up their regulations on energy saving for buildings as a result of climate change and rising energy costs. For example, under the revised EU directive on...
News - 14 Jul 2010
<h2>While placing an overall target of 25% reduction in carbon emissions from new buildings, the 2010 revisions to Part L also focus very clear attention on the U value of external...
Article - 11 Aug 2006
Rå House (pronounced ‘raw’) is a brand new, hassle free approach to housebuilding.
News - 16 Mar 2016
Insulating a home or a building is not a new idea. Many of us have seen the yellow fiberglass batting, insulation sprayed into the attic or the foam boards often used for insulation on homes and...