The Mail on Sunday
British Homes Awards 2008
As a global company founded on a vision
of daylight, fresh air and quality of life, it has always
been a fundamental principle within the VELUX Group that we
aim to be a good corporate ‘citizen’, conducting
our self responsibly towards the public domain, the environment
and our employees.
We support architecture that promotes natural day light and
ventilation; incorporates design solutions that ‘future-proof’
the buildings use, and that makes every effort to reduce energy
A natural evolution for VELUX is the introduction of renewable
technology, and 2007 saw the launch of its’ WRAS approved
Solar Hot Water Systems for the new housing sector.
Please visit: www.carbon-neutralhome.co.uk
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Knauf Insulation is a leading insulation
company, representing one of the most progressive and respected
names in European building products.
Part of the Knauf Group, we are the UK’s leading manufacturer
of insulation products, and the only producer of four types
of insulation: glass and rock mineral wool, extruded polystyrene
(XPS) and extruded polyethylene (XPE) in the UK under the
brand names; Crown®, Rocksilk® and Polyfoam®.
Glass Mineral Wool
The world’s most popular and widely used energy saving
and acoustic insulation. It’s highly sustainable and
contains a high recycled content.
- Loft insulation
- Cavity wall insulation
- Sound insulation within partitions and floors
Rock Mineral Wool
Made from volcanic rock, rock mineral wool has excellent
fire, thermal and acoustic properties, and is also ideal for
specialist fire protection.
- Thermal insulation on flat roofs and external walls
- Fire protection, including smoke and fire barriers
- High temperature applications
- Sound insulation in walls and floors
Extruded Polystyrene (XPS)
Made from polystyrene beads that can be extruded into rigid
foam boards, this type of insulation is ideal where high compressive
strength is required.
- Ground floors
- Flat roofs
- Heavy-duty floor insulation
Extruded Polyethylene (XPE)
Made from polyethylene pellets and other ingredients it
is a closed cell extruded polyethylene foam which is lightweight
and flexible, available in roll foam.
- Acoustic underlay for laminate or concrete floors
The company’s knowledge and experience allows us to
create the industry’s widest range of products for thermal,
acoustic and fire protection insulation. This means we can
offer genuinely impartial advice, giving you confidence you’ve
been recommended the best possible insulation system for any
type of project.
visit the Knauf Insulation site click here
With over 26,000 users, Promap is the fastest, easiest and
most reliable system for busy surveyors, architects, developers,
housebuilders, engineers and property professionals, who require
immediate access to Ordnance Survey mapping.
the Landmark Promap site click here