NEW: The essential CPD programme for construction professionalsGet the ABCs of fire risk right. Launching a brand new CPD at UK Construction Week 2018, ROCKWOOL will provide practical insight and knowledge to support construction professionals with building design.
The ROCKWOOL Trade Insulation range has been designed to simplify insulation product choice; offering clear application focus, and introducing a brand new family of thermal, sound and flat roof products dedicated to Sound.
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ROCKWOOL has developed a new CPD for architects entitled ‘Acoustic Standards in Schools’. The CPD aims to explain the science behind acoustics, the latest building regulations, best practice guidance on acoustics and explore the most appropriate sound insulation solutions for education environments.
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The ROCKWOOL Group has launched a new Sustainability Report highlighting its approach to sustainability
External, ambient noise can be a major headache for schools, causing distraction, disruption and, at worse, impacting negatively on the academic performance of students. Renowned for its sound reducing excellence, ROCKWOOL® stone wool insulation has helped the National Autistic Society Anderson School and Enterprise Campus, a major new-build, autism-specific facility in Chigwell, Essex, address this priority issue to create a calm, productive and quiet learning environment for all students.
Noise pollution is an inevitable fact of life at busy airports. So, how can hoteliers in these locations minimise the impact of unwanted noise on their guests? The new Crowne Plaza® London – Heathrow Terminal 4 is leading the way thanks to a pioneering approach from ROCKWOOL based on acoustic performance test data.
When Transport for London’s new ‘Elizabeth Line’ opens later this year, Farringdon station will become one of the busiest in the UK.
ROCKWOOL® and Rockpanel® have joined forces in developing a high performance, fire resilient cladding project which has transformed three high-rise residential towers for Sandwell Borough Council.
Set within the northern Manchester suburbs, Collyhurst is an economically rundown area that houses some of the most deprived communities in the country.
Many homebuyers warm to the attractions of modern apartment living. Keywest 3 is one developer to recognise the integral role of effective sound insulation in maintaining the comfort and lifestyle of high-rise dwelling on its latest landmark renovation project in South Shields.
The challenge The design of the O2 arena’s roof had to incorporate state-of-the-art acoustic engineering to eliminate virtually all nuisance ambient noise (bass thumping) outside the arena while ensuring fantastic acoustics inside the structure.
Kier Group is a leading property, residential, construction and services group, which invests in, builds, maintains and renews buildings operating across many sectors, including housing, defence, education, power, transport and utilities.
Wilmcote House is a sheltered housing scheme in Portsmouth, featuring three connected 11 storey blocks of 107 residential maisonettes, originally constructed in 1968.
Stopsley High School is a mixed Comprehensive and Community College that is located in the northern suburb of Luton. Achieving ‘Specialist Sports College’ status in 2002, the school educates children from 11-16 years old. In 2013, the school received funding from the Government, via the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP), which aims to address the needs of schools most in need of urgent repair.
REECH (Renewables and Energy Efficiency in Community Housing) is a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded project aimed at improving energy efficiency in some of the most deprived communities in Liverpool. Social housing provider, One Vision Housing, accessed ERDF funding to help fund the improvement of the Hornby Flats Estate development in Litherland.
Aldgate Tower is a brand new, state-of-the-art office development, the first phase of a wider regeneration of the Aldgate area in London.
A tightly grouped housing development, less than 500m from the south bank of the Dee estuary, Dee Cottages is an early example of corporate involvement in housing design directly associated with the arrival of the Courtaulds company during the closing years of the First World War.
The task was to extend the life of three 1960s residential tower blocks by significantly improving the insulation, thereby increasing thermal comfort and making the flats more economical for residents to heat.
In December 2007, RCT Homes Ltd became Wales’s largest social landlord after taking over the ownership and management of nearly 11,000 homes from Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. A not-for-profit organisation, RCT Homes provides high quality housing and manages housing services for more than 60 housing estates and 27 sheltered housing schemes.
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