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Tag: EPS Insulation

Tag: EPS Insulation

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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Mannok Product Names – A Customer Guide

With the name change from Quinn to Mannok completed on 16th November, customers can expect to see sweeping visual changes to all Quinn branded materials in the coming weeks and months. The full rebrand is expected to take up to 12 months to complete, but many changes will happen sooner. What’s changed...

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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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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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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,...

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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...

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