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Kingspan TEK European Technical Assessment

Kingspan TEK European Technical Assessment

UKCA Mark and DoPs: Changes to product certification post-Brexit

UKCA Mark and DoPs: Changes to product certification post-Brexit

25 May 2021

An explanation of the UKCA / DoPs that came into force in January 2021.

UKCA Mark and DOPs: Changes to product certification post-Brexit

UKCA Mark and DOPs: Changes to product certification post-Brexit

25 May 2021

This blog explains the changes to product certification post-Brexit and the introduction of the UKCA Mark and Declaration of Performance certificates to our product pages.

CE marking

CE marking

Information about CE Marking.

Approved Document B 2019 – What are the requirements for external walls on high rise buildings?

Approved Document B 2019 – What are the requirements for external walls on high rise buildings?

13 December 2019

Find out more about the requirements for external walls in Approved Document B 2019 (England)

Understanding product certification

Understanding product certification

16 February 2018

There are lots of different types of product certification out there, but what do they all mean? Here we will go through some of the different product certification available.

Air Quality and Building Services Insulation

Air Quality and Building Services Insulation

1 March 2018

How air quality is becoming more important in buildings

Energy Efficiency & the EPBD

Energy Efficiency & the EPBD

21 January 2019

Our buildings account for 19% of the UK’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. By building or refurbishing to high energy efficiency standards, we can reduce their GHG footprint whilst limiting occupant’s energy bills. However, the time to make a difference is quickly running out. In October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a landmark report into the impacts of global warming.

Is Kingspan Fireproof?

Learn more about how our products perform in the event of a fire.

What is the LPCB?

What is the LPCB?

2 August 2019

Read all the facts surrounding the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB).

What is the LPCB?

What is the LPCB?

Learn more about LPS 1181, the insuruer approval reaction to fire test which examines and classifies the fire growth performance of built-up systems and insulated panels.

Air Quality

Air Quality

Indoor air quality within buildings can have an effect on the occupants’ health and comfort. The Eurofins ‘Indoor Air Comfort’ product certification shows compliance of a product with low VOC (volatile organic chemical) emissions criteria.

Aligning fuel poverty and net zero aspirations

Aligning fuel poverty and net zero aspirations

14 November 2019

Given that around 40% of carbon emissions are attributable to the use of buildings, improving the thermal efficiency of the 29 million existing homes across the UK is critical to achieving these targets. Learn more.

Understanding fire safety requirements for high rise buildings

Understanding fire safety requirements for high rise buildings

7 December 2018

Following the Hackitt Review, Adrian Pargeter discusses understanding fire safety requirements for high rise buildings .

FM Global explained

FM Global explained

What is FM Global and what are the benefits to the client, designer and manufacturer.

Is Kingspan Combustible

This blog explains that whilst kingpsan's insulation is deemed combustible, it can perform comparably to non-combustible insulation in specific assemblies

Using building envelope specification to increase the value and floorspace within commercial buildings

Using building envelope specification to increase the value and floorspace within commercial buildings

29 January 2020

The availability of quality assets and land is one of the most significant challenges facing property investors today. A recent survey from pricewaterhousecoopers revealed that 68% of investors were “somewhat concerned” or “very concerned” about the lack of opportunity to acquire suitable land for development within Europe.