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Alumasc’s Swistherm External Wall Insulation has provided a high quality external appearance along with energy efficiency benefits to a new nursery facility at Exeter Cathedral School. The new build project saw Alumasc work with Kensington Taylor Architects in Exeter and … More >>

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Alumasc Facade Systems are delighted to announce that 5 of their projects have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Insulated Render & Cladding Association (INCA) Awards 2015 which recognise innovation and excellence in External Wall Insulation (EWI). EWI is central to improving the … More >>

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UK Roofing Awards have become an industry-wide event that recognise and reward outstanding standards of workmanship and safety within the roofing industry.   The competition, covering the full spectrum of 12 roofing disciplines, runs from September to January every year … More >>

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Swisslab and Swistherm External Wall Insulation (EWI) Systems from Alumasc, have been used in the refurbishment of the Victoria Estate in Featherstone, West Yorkshire – a large housing estate of terraced properties managed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH). WDH, the largest … More >>

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Due to the EuroPHit project, a series of buildings from across Europe are to be retrofitted to Passive House Standards, this will include a mixture of residential and non-residential buildings using Passive House Components. This EU project is to take … More >>

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GDHIF Phase 3 Announced

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Apr21

DECC announced on 26 March that the £70 million of funding available under GDHIF Phase 3 for SWI and two measures had been allocated. However an additional £5 million is still available for two measures, the GDAR refund and Homebuyer’s Bonus from … More >>

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Scottish Government Funding Announced

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Apr21

The Scottish Government has announced the next phase of the HEEPS: Cashback Scheme and a new HEEPS: Loan Scheme as part of a £103 million investment to tackle fuel poverty. Under the HEEPS: Cashback Scheme £10 million is available for homeowners and private tenants … More >>

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Alumasc has recently received RIBA approval for a new CPD, “Objective-driven specifications for Green, Bio-Diverse and Blue Roofs“. The 45 minute presentation outlines the key factors to consider when designing a green roof including waterproofing, drainage layers, substrate and plant … More >>

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Alumasc installer ECO People have been awarded the ‘Insulation & Fabric of the Year’ award following the refurbishment of 15 &17 Mayfair Avenue, London. The two houses were installed with external wall insulation, using the Alumasc Swisslab system, completed with … More >>

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New BBA certificates for the Hydrotech Hot-Melt Waterproofing system are now available on the Alumasc Roofing Systems website. The main updates to the certificates are: 1. The roofing certificate confirms suitability for use on ‘completely flat roofs’ and at ‘zero-pitch’. … More >>

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