Energy Certificates in Schools

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:20:00 GMT

Non-domestic buildings currently account for nearly 25 per cent of the UK’s carbon emissions and the way in which we light, heat and use buildings all contribute to this. Even small improvements to the energy performance and the way we use our buildings can have a significant effect on carbon emissions. The European Union wants to save 20 per cent of its overall energy requirements by 2020 and one of its key pieces of legislation to deliver this is the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Read more…

Low Environmental Impact

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 11:45:37 GMT

Eurobond insulated cladding panels are totally recyclable. We advocate a 'Cradle to Cradle' approach to recycling where materials are perpetually recycled in closed loops without losing any material quality. The stonewool core in Eurobond composite panels is non-hazardous and there is no need to send waste to landfill or to specialist waste retreatment facilities. Read more…

Fire in The Education & Health Sectors

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 09:20:36 GMT

There are specific fire risk management and fire engineering guidance documents for both UK schools and hospitals. These documents clearly identify non-combustible materials and fire resistance as key components in the selection process when specifying metal faced composite panels. Read more…

Fire and The Designer

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 08:51:58 GMT

In light of the changes to fire engineering and the new fire prevention approach being widely adopted throughout the construction industry,it is vital for designers to be aware of the true level of fire performance afforded by a composite panel system Read more…

Energy Certificates in Schools

Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:20:00 GMT

Non-domestic buildings currently account for nearly 25 per cent of the UK’s carbon emissions and the way in which we light, heat and use buildings all contribute to this. Even small improvements to the energy performance and the way we use our buildings can have a significant effect on carbon emissions. The European Union wants to save 20 per cent of its overall energy requirements by 2020 and one of its key pieces of legislation to deliver this is the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Read more…