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Retrofit project gives Scone homes a new lease of life

AN £860,000 project in Scone, Perthshire, has transformed 25 homes that were previously at risk of demolition, to make them warmer and cheaper to...

Wood fibre insulation project gathers pace

A consortium of organisations leading in timber technologies, including Built Environment – Smarter Transformation (BE-ST), New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) in...

Knauf achieves landmark ‘Red List Free’ certification for rock mineral wool

KNAUF Insulation has announced it has become the first manufacturer in Europe to achieve a DECLARE ‘Red List Free’ label for rock mineral wool...

Clark Contracts completes external refurbishment of University of Strathclyde’s Curran Building

CLARK Contracts has completed a £2.3 million external refurbishment of the University of Strathclyde’s Curran Building. The facility, which is home to the university’s Andersonian...

Knauf Insulation launches ‘industry first’ online condensation risk tool

KNAUF Insulation has launched what it described as the industry’s first online condensation risk analysis tool. The solution is tipped to save architects and specifiers...

Products distributor trials ‘industry first’ traceability initiative

CCF has announced an 'industry first' trialling of a new product traceability initiative designed to offer customers greater visibility on the journey products take...

CCF appoints new head of insulation

INSULATION, drywall, and ceiling product distributor CCF has announced the appointment of Chris Sexton as head of insulation to lead its in-house team of...

Stirling insulation specialist raises £2,000 for CRASH

EMPLOYEES from Stirling-based insulation specialist Superglass have raised over £2,000 for the charity CRASH by taking part in a sporting fundraiser at the Hopetoun...

Cavity wall panels aid project’s energy goals

RECTICEL Insulation has provided details of a cavity wall system project it carried out for a prestige housing development in Pluckley, Kent. Almost 9,000m2 of...

Insulation specification for higher-risk buildings

Changing regulations mean that architects and specifiers designing high-rise and higher-risk buildings in Scotland need to meet much stricter and, in some cases, conflicting,...

Distributor makes HVO fuel investment to support green goals

INSULATION, drywall and ceiling product distributor CCF has announced it has invested in a new sustainable fuel source to cut carbon emissions across its...

Insulation specialist launches new e-learning platform

STONE wool insulation manufacturer ROCKWOOL has launched a new e-learning platform designed to make it easier for construction professionals to access learning resources and...

Firms partner to bring green hydrogen to Stirling facility

SUPERGLASS has entered into a strategic partnership with Carlton Power to supply it with green hydrogen for its manufacturing facility in Stirling. The Stirling Green...

Etex acquires Stirling insulation specialist Superglass

BUILDING materials manufacturer Etex has completed the acquisition of Stirling-based insulation producer Superglass. With this deal, Etex extends its European footprint for insulation beyond its...

No barrier to air-tight future for Scotland

Hugh Franklin, head of AeroBarrier UK, explains why technology holds the key to meeting ambitious decarbonisation targets in Scotland’s housing sector SCOTLAND’S focus on energy-efficient...

ROCKWOOL appoints new UK MD

ROCKWOOL has announced the appointment of Nick Wilson as MD to lead the insulation manufacturer across the UK and Irish markets. He brings over 20...

Stirling insulation manufacturer turns up the heat on energy costs

STIRLING-based insulation manufacturer Superglass has teamed up with charity Start Up Stirling to help combat rising energy costs. Superglass has pledged to cover 50% of...

Fresh investment boosts growth plans for bio-based construction materials manufacturer

AFTER establishing the IndiNature Mill in the Scottish Borders, a follow-on investment of £2 million has been secured by bio-based construction materials manufacturer Industrial...

Borders mill manufactures natural fibre construction insulation

THE UK’s first dedicated natural fibre insulation mill, based in Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders, is now up and running. Following years of research and...

You have the power to reduce your energy costs this winter

By Martyn Raine, technical skills manager at SNIPEF, the trade association for plumbing and heating professionals in Scotland and Northern Ireland "Go and put another...