EARTHWOOL OMNIFIT: A ‘FITTER FRIENDLY’ INSULATION SOLUTION
Knauf Insulation responds to detailed feedback from trade specialists with the launch of a new insulation range: Earthwool OmniFit, specifically designed as an easy to fit multi-purpose insulation solution for multiple applications.
APPROVED DOCUMENT L1A FOR WALES
As of 31 July 2014, the Welsh Approved Document L1A (Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings) came into effect – the first version of its kind for use solely in Wales.
KNAUF INSULATION’S INTERNAL WALL INSULATION SYSTEM TEACHES THE LOCAL COMMUNITY ABOUT SAVING MONEY
Knauf Insulation’s innovative ThermoShell® Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) system has been installed in a pre 1919 hard-to-treat property, as part of a retrofit project carried out by St Vincent’s Housing Association to provide a ‘Cosy Home’ learning centre for the community, and has helped to reduce utility costs by 75 per cent.
KNAUF INSULATION’S SUSTAINABILITY IS A SHORTLIST SUCCESS
Social and environmental responsibilities are taken seriously at Knauf Insulation and as such, the UK’s leading insulation manufacturer has been shortlisted in the 2014 INCA (Insulated Render and Cladding Association) Awards for its entry into the sustainability category.
WILL THIS NEW CABINET RESHUFFLE FILL THE GAP BETWEEN ASPIRATION AND DELIVERY?
In his biggest reshuffle since becoming Prime Minister, David Cameron fired the starting gun for the general election by sacking or moving at least six Cabinet members to make way for a series of fresh replacements, who will be promoted on Tuesday. Steven Heath, Director – Public Affairs and Strategy for Knauf Insulation Northern Europe responds to the latest Cabinet news:
KNAUF INSULATION OFFERS A FLEXIBLE APPROACH TO FABRIC FIRST
With the 2013 technical guidance document Approved Document L1A (Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings) now in place, there is a great deal of variability that can be adopted to achieve compliance. As such, Knauf Insulation recommends adopting a prudent commercial solution without compromising on quality.
WE’RE OAR IN THIS TOGETHER
On Thursday 26th June, Knauf Insulation participated in the 16th London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge in order to raise money for CRASH - the construction and property industry’s charity for homeless people.
SAVING CITY WEST CUSTOMERS’ MONEY WITH KNAUF INSULATION’S PARTY CAVITY WALL SOLUTION
Knauf Insulation has provided solid evidence that its Supafil Party Wall glass mineral wool blowing insulation is a reliable way of eliminating party wall bypass and so City West Housing Trust - a Salford based housing association - has installed the product as part of a pilot scheme to a number of its properties. When completed, the trials will measure the extent of customers’ energy bill savings – estimated to be up to £90 a year – as well as the amount of carbon emissions that could be reduced.
KNAUF INSULATION’S MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR – WINNER, WINNER!
Knauf Insulation is pleased to announce that it has impressed the judges of the Green Deal and ECO Awards with its notable HeatBleed campaign and has been presented with the Marketing Campaign of the Year award.
A CHEERIER EXTERIOR
Knauf Insulation’s ThermoShell® External Wall Insulation (EWI) rock system has helped to transform four residential blocks at Peregrine Road in Spelthorne, Surrey, as part of a £1.7m scheme undertaken by housing association, A2 Dominion. The EWI system has improved not only the energy efficiency of the 34 homes, it has also saved money on the residents’ energy bills and enhanced the appearance of the area.
KNAUF INSULATION IS SHORTLISTED AT THE HARTLEPOOL BUSINESS AWARDS
Knauf Insulation has successfully made its way into the Hartlepool Business Awards shortlist, in the manufacturer of the year category for its manufacturing plant in Hartlepool.
KNAUF INSULATION’S THERMOSHELL SYSTEMS AT GREENBUILD EXPO
Knauf Insulation is showcasing its innovative BBA certified ThermoShell® Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) and External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems at this year’s Greenbuild Expo in Manchester on stand C23, as well as presenting its HeatBleed tool to calculate how much energy visitors are losing in their homes.