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Thermal bridge reduction: Is it that important?

Andrew ALL, Flooring, Specification Leave a Comment

In this day and age thermal efficiency, energy conservation and environmental impact are big concerns for British industry. No more so than the construction industry, but how high up the priority list are they? In house building, thermal bridge reduction is a wide issue but with the housing crisis being made even more apparent by the collapse of Carillion, surely …

Thermal flooring system: which is right for me?

Andrew ALL, Flooring Leave a Comment

You may not be aware of the three systems, or maybe even familiar with one system, but in an age where thermal efficiency within the building envelope is an increasing priority, it will do you no harm to learn of three major thermal flooring systems in use today. The three systems are all designed to help achieve required U values …

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How to reduce cold-bridging in floors

Andrew ALL, Developers, Flooring 1 Comment

SAP calculations, u-values, psi values; thermal efficiency in construction can be a minefield, but with the world’s resources in decline, and the government putting more regulations in to ensure construction is as efficient as possible it is more pertinent than ever to understand how to build and live as efficiently as possible. What are cold-bridges? In the construction industry, and …

Steel lintel vs concrete lintel

Steel vs. Concrete Lintels: 7 reasons to consider concrete

Andrew ALL, Concrete Lintels, Steel Lintels 4 Comments

For those people who use and install structural building products, particularly load bearing steel lintels and prestressed concrete lintels, you probably already know the main differences between the two types. You will also be aware of the advantages of steel over concrete lintels. But is there more to concrete, and are there circumstances in which it may be preferred? In …

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Thermal Flooring Installation Guide

Andrew ALL, Flooring Leave a Comment

Stressline Thermal Flooring is a lightweight flooring option which is easy to install and is designed to reduce the cold bridging in floors. Designed using Stylite T-Beam technology our thermal flooring can have a significant impact on the achievable U values, and our method exceeds the thermal requirements of Part L building regulations. As part of our marketing expansion and …