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Leominster
Herefordshire
HR6 9LA
www.kingspaninsulation.co.uk
Anna Watkins
Tel +44 (0)1544 387471
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Kingspan Insulation

Overview

Kingspan Insulation is one of the market leading manufacturers of premium and high performance rigid insulation products and insulated systems for building fabric and building services applications. Kingspan Insulation has a vast product range including: - OPTIM-R- optimum performance rigid vacuum insulation panel - Kooltherm - premium performance rigid phenolic insulation - Therma - high performance rigid polyisocyanurate insulation - Kooltherm Cavity Closer & Thermabate - insulated cavity closers - KoolDuct - premium performance pre-insulated HVAC ductwork - TEK - structural insulated panel (SIP) building system - Styrozone - high performance rigid extruded polystyrene insulation - nilvent® – breathable membrane for roofs and walls The extensive range of products is suitable for a variety of applications for both new-build and refurbishment in residential, commercial, industrial, public and leisure sectors including: - Pitched roofs - Flat roofs - Tapered roofing systems - Cavity walls - Solid walls - Insulated dry lining - Timber & steel framing - Externally insulated cladding system - Externally insulated render system - Floors - Soffits - Pipework - Ductwork Manufacturing excellence, first class customer service and unrivalled expertise in meeting the needs of the market are just some of the many strengths that Kingspan Insulation offers to designers, engineers and contractors.

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Article
BIM or Building Information Modelling is a way of managing all the information required in a building project. This CPD article will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand what BIM is and how it works
- Understand the benefits of BIM throughout the construction process
- Understand government requirements with regard to BIM
- Understand why BIM is so important in the future of the construction industry
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Article
Article
Cavity closers can reduce thermal bridging and so affect the performance gap between the design and actual energy performance of buildings. This CPD article covers a thermal modelling study by BRE Scotland of jamb and sill details for differing cavity wall constructions. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand the importance of thermal bridging and how it relates to energy performance
- Understand how linear thermal bridging and SAP are related
- Understand how psi-values are calculated and the parameters that can influence them
- Understand how cavity closers can help achieve significant reductions in thermal bridging
Material type: Article
Seminar
Facades and Fire Safety: Routes to Compliance
With an ever increasing demand for affordable homes and commercial developments where space is limited, developers need to be able to build upwards; creating high-density communities in high-rise buildings. This seminar looks at ways to ensure these constructions adhere to complex fire safety regulations. It will help you to understand the following topics:
- Understand legislative requirements for the UK and how they differ in England, Wales and Scotland
- Understand the available routes to compliance, how to interpret the different types of guidance and know what is deemed acceptable by fire safety engineers, building control bodies and warranty and insurance providers
- Understand new developments in the insulation and facades sector and the use of rigid phenolic insulation in rainscreen and masonry facades
- Understand design issues to consider when specifying insulation in rainscreen and masonry facades systems
- Understand common misconceptions when it comes to high-rise buildings with a habitable storey 18m or greater above ground level
Material type: Seminar