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Solar panels, Greenery, Urban, City, Sustainable energy
Energy Efficiency
12 Oct 2018

Green Great Britain Week

This week is the first Green Great Britain Week, a Government-led campaign to raise awareness and showcase what people, communities and businesses are doing to tackle climate change in Britain. At ROCKWOOL UK, we are proud of the role we play to combat climate change through our wide range insulation products and solutions.

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BRE Dementia Project
Energy Efficiency
09 Oct 2018

ROCKWOOL provides acoustic support for dementia-friendly demonstration home

ROCKWOOL, the world’s largest producer of non-combustible stone wool insulation, has teamed up with the BRE and Loughborough University to open a dementia-friendly demonstration home that promotes independent living for dementia sufferers across the country.

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The Crofts Project - RAINSCREEN DUO SLAB and Rockpanel installed
Fire Safety
05 Oct 2018

UK Government Announces Ban on Combustible Materials for High-Rise Residential Buildings

ROCKWOOL welcomes Secretary of State James Brokenshire's confirmation that he plans to ban combustible materials from new high-rise residential buildings as well as hospitals, residential care premises and student accommodation above 18 metres.

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Fire Safety
19 Jul 2018

Flammable vs Inflammable - What's the difference?

When addressing a question regarding the banning of combustible materials in high-rise buildings, the PM referred to "...The banning of inflammable cladding." This created a talking point in the media regarding the use of the word 'inflammable' to mean 'to catch fire' – The reason? Well, it seems a large portion of the population assumed that 'inflammable' meant 'does not catch fire'.

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Fire Safety
18 Jul 2018

UK parliamentary committee endorses high-rise combustibles ban

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee today issued its report on building regulations and fire safety. Having taken evidence from industry and fire safety experts, including ROCKWOOL Group Senior Vice President Mirella Vitale, the Committee endorses the UK government’s intention to ban the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high-rise residential buildings in England and urges the government to go further.

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Fire Safety
18 May 2018

ROCKWOOL welcomes UK intention to ban combustible materials on tall buildings

ROCKWOOL welcomes Housing Minister Dominic Raab’s commitment to ban the use of combustible materials in cladding systems on high-rise residential buildings.

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