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What is SIMS by Mannok and what are the benefits?

A look at the benefits of SIMS by Mannok, our Super Insulated Masonry Solution with our Technical by Mannok team. What is SIMS by Mannok? The term SIMS stands for Super Insulated Masonry Solution. Quite simply, it consists of a single leaf Mannok aircrete block built using thin joint mortar, with...

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Do I Need to use a 13N Thermal Block in Ireland?

There is some confusion in the Irish market about the requirement for a 13N thermal block and our Technical by Mannok team have received a number of enquiries about a suitable Mannok Aircrete Thermal Block. In our latest Your Questions Answered video, Jason Martin of our Technical by Mannok team addresses...

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Aircrete cavity walls: the simplest move to better performing homes

With up to 35% of a building’s heat loss occurring through the walls, and 35% potentially lost through thermal bridging, it is essential to ensure your wall construction addresses both issues effectively. Mannok Aircrete blocks are widely regarded as the best solution to tackling heat loss through...

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A Guide to Building with SIMS by Mannok

In the latest video from our Technical by Mannok Team, we look at the key component parts of SIMS by Mannok, our Super Insulated Masonry Solution. The solution comprises of two key component parts: on the inside, we have the masonry substrate, which is built using Mannok aircrete thermal blocks; and...

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