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Supported by The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) – the UK’s largest roofing trade association – the Green Roof Organisation (GRO) has unveiled a new and updated GRO Code for green roofing. The revised code is designed to provide … More >>

Swistherm Chosen for St Vincent Terrace

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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 Homes and Communities Agency and Sustainable Homes have published a guide to help registered providers understand the Green Deal. The publication details how local authorities and affordable housing providers could work with the Government’s energy efficiency initiative to realise … More >>

Energy Efficiency Guidance Issued

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Aug10

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published new guidance to help local authorities in England improve the energy efficiency of their residential housing. Issued under the Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA), the guidance asks local authorities to … More >>

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Alumasc Facades on Show at Greenbuild Expo

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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 >>

A ZinCo green roof from Alumasc has provided a pleasant recreational space for residents of a new housing scheme in Guernsey. Designed by architects Lovell Ozanne and Partners, the Hougue a La Perre housing development is situated on the northern … More >>

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Don’t miss Energy Savings Week 2011

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Oct10

24th – 28th October 2011 is the 15th Energy Savings Week from the Energy Savings Trust (EST). During the course of Energy Savings Week, homeowners are invited to tap into a range of ideas and advice, designed to help reduce energy … More >>

Thermally efficient Swistherm External Wall Insulation (EWI) from Alumasc has been used on the pioneering, energy-saving refurbishment of a Bristol apartment block.  The £1.5million upgrade of 16-storey Rawnsley House is thought to be the first in the UK to benefit … More >>

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