Tag: Architect

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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Autumn CPD Series with Quinn and Ecological Building Systems

Quinn Building Products and Ecological Building Systems will begin their Autumn series of CPD seminars on September 11th, with events in Newry and Limerick. The companies are set to deliver twelve double seminars throughout Ireland between September and November as part of their Nationwide CPD Tour...

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New NSAI Certified Thermal Modellers for Technical by Quinn Team

The Technical by Quinn Team has further bolstered their expertise with two team members recently qualifying for the NSAI Approved Thermal Modellers Scheme. Raymond O’Reilly and Charlie Kane both completed exams recently to achieve their qualifications, with Raymond completing a Postgraduate Diploma...

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nZEB Made Easy at Passive Sills “Achieving nZEB” Conference

The Irish construction industry is awash with talk of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings, or nZEB. The new standards are partially in place already with all public buildings built after 31st December 2018 required to meet the standards. The next stage is the rollout to all buildings to comply with nZEB...

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Two National Exhibitions for Technical by Quinn Team

The Technical by Quinn Team attended Architecture Expo 2018 and Buildeng 2018 in recent weeks to promote SIMS by Quinn (Super Insulated Masonry Solution) and the full range of Quinn products. Architecture Expo is one of Ireland’s largest construction sector exhibitions and runs in partnership with...

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