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CWS 32 are silicone impregnated glass mineral wool slabs providing high levels of thermal insulation in masonry cavity walls. CWS 32 is designed to fully fill the cavity between two masonry leaves in external walls. Thermal Conductivity - 0.032 W/mK.
Price: £ 44.05
(£52.86 inc VAT)
Rockwool Rockfloor offers dual density thermal insulation for ground floors and acoustic insulation for separating floors. Thermal Conductivity - 0.038 W/mK.
Price: £ 76.21
(£91.45 inc VAT)
Knauf Fireshield is a specifically developed plasterboard providing increased fire resistance when used in partition, ceiling and lining systems and also for encasement and shaftwall systems. Thermal Conductivity - 0.24 W/mK.
Price: £ 14.82
(£17.78 inc VAT)
02 Nov 2019
What can you do to keep warm and protect the environment while also lowering your costs? Loft insulation -Cost: £350 or less. Potential saving: £15-£135 a year, depending on existing insulation level. Most householders are aware that they need it, and in most cases they will have some. But when did you last pop up into the loft to check your insulation?...
04 Mar 2018
The bad weather looks set to send a chill over Britain's economy, with warnings of a short-term hit to growth. The impact on sectors such as retailing and construction could halve the 0.4% GDP growth many economists had forecast for the first three months of 2018. Retail expert Phil Dorrell said the big freeze could be a "disaster" for the high street as people staying home turned to more shopping online...
10 Dec 2017
Wintry weather is a timely reminder to householders to think about insulating their homes to keep the cold out and warmth in. But it’s a different story for new-build owners, according to the Home Builders Federation, which represents more than 300 small and medium-sized private sector homebuilders in England and Wales. The HBF claims that the average new-build buyer saves £52 a month on energy bills thanks to the energy-efficiency...
15 May 2016
UK routinely topped annual league table run by Ernst & Young but has slid to 13th place due to government’s ‘non-committal approach’. The attractions of Britain for investors in renewable energy projects are at an all-time low, an authoritative new report has found. The UK routinely topped the annual league table for attractiveness to clean energy companies, run by consultancy Ernst & Young (EY), in the mid-2000s. For the first time...
10 Feb 2016
A Dundee company has taken an £8 million leap into the future by designing and building a new machine which is set to revolutionise its industry. Rockwell Solutions is commissioning its market-leading polymer extrusion process, titled the Rockstar, for solvent-free lidding in the food packaging market...
02 Dec 2015
It's been nearly 12 months since the Juncker Commission withdrew the EU's circular economy package, promising to come back with within a year with a "broader and more ambitious approach" to slashing waste and enhancing resource efficiency across the bloc. The wait is now almost over, as later today the Commission's First Vice-President Frans Timmermans will present the new EU Circular Economy package to the world...
02 Dec 2015
Ecotricity has this week announced it has raised £18.5m for investment in new renewable energy capacity, following its third ecobond issue. The company said the latest ecobond offer would provide investors with a return of 5.5 per cent a year, or 6.0 per cent for Ecotricity customers. It added that the funds raised would enable the completion of six renewable energy projects already in early stages of construction, which together...
15 Nov 2015
A lot has been written in the past few days about the revelation that the government admits the UK is set to miss its legally-binding target to secure 15 per cent of its energy from renewables by 2020, but one thing has been missing from much of the analysis: namely, the fact this "revelation" should come as a surprise to precisely no one. It may be useful to have it confirmed, first by leaked letter and then by Select Committee...
30 Oct 2015
With only a month to go until the annual Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), the topic of renewable energy sources is hotter than ever.New DECC statistics released today (29th October) have shown that the development of renewables is going from strength to strength, despite government subsidy cuts threatening to harm the sector earlier this...
28 Oct 2015
The government plans to cut tax reliefs for community energy schemes to build new renewable power capacity such as solar and wind in a move that will deal a further blow to the UK’s embattled renewables sector, green campaigners have warned. The Treasury is to remove tax reliefs of 30% or more for community energy schemes that reduced the risk for investors and encouraged private capital to help build new energy capacity...