Greenline Boards

Greenline Lining Boards from Fermacell absorb and neutralise volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air. This improves the air quality in a building, improving the working and living environment. How does it work? When the board is manufactured the panel surfaces are coated with keratin which enables harmful substances to be embedded in its molecular … Continue reading “Greenline Boards”

PaperStone

PaperStone® countertops are comprised of 100% post-consumer recycled paper. They are certified by both FSC® and the Rainforest Alliance® How does it work? PaperStone® is made from FSC® certified Recycled and FSC® certified Mix post-consumer recycled paper that has been saturated with proprietary phenolic resins and selected natural pigments. Once trimmed to the desired length, … Continue reading “PaperStone”

Durisol Blocks

Durisol ICF blocks (R-12) are made of cement mixed with recycled wood fibres. The hollow blocks are used for building and have a cement mix poured into them. The cement can include slag or fly ash as a filter. How does it work? Durisol blocks are made from a proprietary cement-bonded wood fiber material that … Continue reading “Durisol Blocks”

Val-U-Therm

The Val-U-Therm panel system results in an airtight building envelope, using polyurethane insulation to fill timber cassettes. As it is manufactured in a factory quality controlled environment, it minimises waste and provides a cost effective solution. How does it work? Val-U-Therm is based on timber frame construction. It provides a fabric first solution for a … Continue reading “Val-U-Therm”

TimberTech Decking

TimberTech’s composite material is made from a variety of cellulose materials and polythene. These materials would otherwise be hard to recycle but through the manufacturing process all contaminants are removed, so the decking can be fully recycled at the end of life. How does it work? TimberTech’s composite material is made from a variety of … Continue reading “TimberTech Decking”

Supafil Frame Insulation

Glass mineral wool insulation from Knauf installed using the Blow-in-Blanket System (BIBS). How does it work? Glass mineral wool insulation from Knauf installed using the Blow-in-Blanket System (BIBS). Previously known as Perimeter Plus, Supafil Frame insulation was blown into the Visitor Centre timber frame in the CCG factory. Key Benefits A range of thermal conductivities … Continue reading “Supafil Frame Insulation”

Spotmix Concrete

The concrete used in the foundation pads for the Resource Efficient House was mixed and poured on site, to reduce wastage. The concrete uses recycled local aggregates, to reduce consumption of virgin materials. How does it work? The company’s volumetric trucks carry all the fresh materials to make concrete, and it is mixed on-site. A … Continue reading “Spotmix Concrete”

Reclaimed Timber Flooring

The wooden floor in the main living area of the Resource Efficient House was reclaimed by Wilson’s Yard. The floor was previously used in a sports hall. How does it work? Wilson’s Yard reclaim timber with a range of previous uses, including parquet flooring, plank and strip flooring and industrial timber floors. These are then … Continue reading “Reclaimed Timber Flooring”

Mastertop Flooring System

The Mastertop Flooring System is a polyurethane and epoxy based resin which is suitable for decorative or industrial uses. How does it work? The Mastertop Flooring System from BASF is a polyurethane and epoxy based resin flooring systems, suitable for decorative or industrial uses. It is liquid applied and sets to form a hard, durable … Continue reading “Mastertop Flooring System”

Cellecta Tetris Floor System

In the Tetris flooring system, insulation blocks sit on and between standard pre-stressed concrete floor beams. The floor is finished with a structural concrete topping. This provides high quality thermal and structural performance. How does it work? The Cellecta Tetris flooring systems uses standard pre-stressed concrete beams. They have a network of manufacturers across the … Continue reading “Cellecta Tetris Floor System”