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Thermal Bridging: Which Blocks are Best?

21st July 2020
 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 t…

What are the changes to roof fixing requirements in UK and Ireland?

7th November 2018
In recent years there have been changes to the British and Irish standards regarding the fixing of Rooftiles, and our Technical by Quinn team recei…

Structural Performance Study: Single leaf aircrete masonry outperforms traditional cavity wall construction

29th March 2018
With the launch of SIMS by Mannok in the Irish market, we have been asked about the structural performance of single leaf aircrete (AAC) masonry. T…

NBC Digital Roadmap 2021: What does it mean for the Irish construction industry?

1st March 2018
   In December 2017, the National BIM Council of Ireland produced its Digital Roadmap 2021. This is designed to underpin and support the Iri…

Why adopting European best practice could be the solution to the growing pressures on Irish Construction

2nd February 2018
The face of Irish construction is changing, with pressure on Architects, Specifiers, Contractors, Builders and Manufacturers mounting to provide mo…

Substituting thermal blocks on site: Is there a risk to Part L compliance?

15th January 2018
   We’re aware of a perception in the Irish market that thermal blocks are all much the same, and there is a belief that if a particular the…