08000 322 122(NI & UK)
1800 322 122(ROI)

Technical Articles

Category: Technical Articles

What is nZEB and what does it mean for me?

 Our technical team have recently received enquiries about nZEB, with uncertainty about what it means for Irish construction. So our Specification and Product Development Manager, Jason Martin, outlines what nZEB is and what it means for those who are challenged with meeting the new standards in...

Continue reading

How do I beat the PIR insulation shortage?

PIR in construction. In this previous video, we looked at EPS insulation as a very effective alternative to PIR in floor applications. We’ve also looked in this video at our Quinn Lite Accredited Construction Details, and how they can be used to significantly reduce thermal bridging, and with that,...

Continue reading

Why choose a concrete rooftile?

One of the main reasons to choose a concrete rooftile is cost. There are massive savings to be made using a concrete roofing tile compared to some of the other roofing alternatives. For this example, we will look at a fibre cement slate and a natural slate.

Continue reading

Saving €1,200 per house with Mannok

    We work with architects and developers every day to help them save money, or improve the energy performance of their designs using our products. One particular house we’ve been asked to look at is a typical A3 rated, semi-detached house. The house is part of a large development of around...

Continue reading

Do I need to coat Mannok’s Aircrete blocks in Bitumen?

  In the latest “Your Questions, Answered” video, we explore a common enquiry into our technical department relating to the use of our Quinn Lite thermal blocks below DPC, and if there is a requirement for tanking the blocks in the bitumous type substance for use in this application Full certification...

Continue reading