Case study of cladding at Stonebridge Hillside Hub, West London
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Adding insulation externally when refurbishing older buildings has a number of advantages. It avoids losing internal space and may help to minimise disruption if the building is to remain in use. It also means that external masonry walls, when insulated on the outside, can contribute thermal mass to conserve either...
The performance of a wood floor covering, when installed over under-floor heating (UFH) as a stick-down system, can be significantly improved by ensuring that the adhesive layer bonding the flooring is applied as a continuous layer. This is the key finding in a major piece of research commissioned by TRADA...
A wood floor is an environmentally sound choice when the timber sourced from sustainably managed forests like those typically found in the UK, Nordic countries, Europe, Canada and the United States.
Wood is a naturally renewable material. In Northern Europe our forests are growing with an annual surplus of...