Tag: Thermal blocks

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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Energy Efficiency Improvements in Quinn Lite Plant

Quinn Lite have introduced a number of measures to reduce energy usage and waste in the manufacturing process of the aircrete blocks. The company reviewed their manufacturing process in a bid to determine where improvements could be made to ensure minimal environmental impact and maximise efficiencies....

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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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