RIBA NBS Plus is a library of product information, written as NBS (National Building Specification) clauses and widely used by architects, which can be consulted or copied directly into building specifications.
Supporting the system is the RIBA Product Selector, a comprehensive building product directory for UK construction industry...
Recticel Insulation has donated its high performance Eurothane GP insulation to Rudyard Sailability, an award-winning charity that provides sailing activities for people living with a disability. The donation marks a substantial step forward for the charity in its mission to create a state-of-the-art sailing facility in Staffordshire.
Q: With targets for environmental performance, energy consumption and carbon emissions getting ever tighter, can insulation manufacturers do more to help local authorities who are engaged in projects to refurbish and improve their housing stock?
As the Code for Sustainable Homes continues its steady progress, it is beginning to have an increasing impact on the roofing industry. In this article Chris Hall of Recticel Insulation Products examines the effect of this impact on the thermal insulation market.
When it first appeared, some people questioned the value of the U-value and Condensation Risk Calculation Competency scheme created by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) and the Thermal Insulation Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (TIMSA). Yet as Chris Hall explains, the scheme is already producing practical benefits.