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Does Your Property Need Insulated Renders?

Posted by david.luukas

Nov27

Your home’s lifespan can be extended with Alumasc’s insulated render systems. Reduced heating costs By installing EWI, heating costs are reduced by as much as 40%, due to improved energy efficiency. An average solid wall semi-detached home could save around £475 per … More >>

Alumasc has recently completed a new step-by-step guide to installing the Hydrotech MM6125 Hot Melt Waterproofing system. Hydrotech is a 6mm thick rubberised bitumin blend which is heated and then combined with a polyester fleece and protection sheet to form … More >>

INCA Awards Shortlist Success for Alumasc

Posted by david.luukas

Jul23

Alumasc are delighted to announce that 5 of their projects have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Insulated Render & Cladding Association (INCA) Awards 2013 which recognise innovation and excellence in External Wall Insulation (EWI). EWI is central to improving the energy efficiency of … More >>

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Swistherm Chosen for St Vincent Terrace

Posted by david.luukas

Feb9

Alumasc’s Swistherm External Wall Insulation (EWI) system and ST Silkolitt silicone render have been used for one of Glasgow’s largest ever residential regeneration projects – the refurbishment of 196 homes across five blocks of flats at St Vincent Terrace, Glasgow. … More >>

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Swisslab and Swistherm External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems from Alumasc, have been used together to overcome a number of aesthetic and technical challenges in the extensive refurbishment of Croydon House in Bristol. Croydon House is an 18-storey residential tower block … More >>

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Alumasc’s Swisrail External Wall Insulation (EWI) system has provided an NHBC approved facade solution for the new Keir Hardie Health Park in South Wales. Designed by the Bristol studio of architects BDP, the health park in Merthyr Tydfil opened to … More >>

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has been working with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to seek relaxations and improvements to the planning process for Solid Wall Insulation (SWI) … More >>

Alumasc Facades on Show at Greenbuild Expo

Posted by david.luukas

Feb24

Alumasc will be showcasing their range of thermally efficient External Wall Insulation (EWI) solutions on Stand E26 at this year’s Greenbuild Expo, on 9th and 10th May at Manchester Central. Greenbuild Expo is the UK’s newest sustainable building and refurbishment … More >>

Firestone RubberGard® single ply waterproofing from Alumasc has been used for a major re-roofing project at the Caterpillar Logistics facility in Desford, Leicestershire. Firestone RubberGard® not only met Caterpillar’s stringent environmental and insurance criteria, but was also installed to a … More >>

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Swisspan External Wall Insulation (EWI) from Alumasc has been used in a major social housing refurbishment project that is already changing the lives of tenants. Managed by Merseyside-based housing association Helena Partnerships, the scheme, in the Moss Bank area of … More >>

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