Sustainability at the Core
It is estimated that the UK construction industry produces 100 million tonnes of waste, a quarter of which ends up in landfill. The inherent strength and durability of insulated panels, with their rigid insulated core and steel facings, enable systems to easily be dismantled and panels saved for reuse in buildings beyond their original specification. With a thermal and structural performance life of at least 25 years it makes sense to reuse panels wherever possible. This not only provides a more ecologically friendly option for demolition waste, diverting it from landfill and supporting the developer’s sustainability aim, but can also increase the value of demolition contracts. Some of the panels have already found a new home, and the rest are now being resold by a range of interested parties, passing their benefits to a host of different future developments.