Banning the use of Combustible Materials in the External Walls of High-Rise Residential Buildings This Government consultation seeks views on our proposals to ban the use of certain materials. Please click here for the consultation document
National Physical Laboratory Test Report The report, using five types of insulation product, details the calculations of the thickness required to reduce the heat loss or heat gain from specified applications by 90%
U-value and Condensation Risk Calculation Competency – The BBA has introduced a Scheme for assessing and monitoring U-value and condensation risk calculation competency which will promote and assist accurate, objective and consistent calculation of U-values and condensation risk within buildings. The content of the Scheme was devised in association with TIMSA. Click here for scheme details and brochure
BS5970 – Combustion of fossil fuel is a major cause of the “greenhouse effect”, the term given to global warming caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, principally carbon dioxide, which inhibits the re-radiation of heat from the Earth. This British Standard acknowledges that the application of thermal insulation leads to a reduction in these greenhouse gases.