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Insulation blocks

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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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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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Thermal Bridging: Which Blocks are Best?

 Thermal bridging occurs where there are breaks in the insulation in the fabric of a building and can account for up to 35% of a building’s total heat loss. Architects and designers often specify aircrete blocks, such as Mannok aircrete thermal blocks, to effectively combat this heat loss. Mannok...

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