Insulation developments in 2021, a retrospective

Insulation developments in 2021, a retrospective

Insulation developments in 2021, a retrospective Whilst there have been no ‘earthshattering’ moments in the world of roof insulation in 2021, there have been many small changes that are impacting the market. First and foremost is the ongoing price and availability...
Insulation developments in 2021, a retrospective

ViP’s, what are they and are they all the same?

VIP’s, what are they and are they all the same? ViP’s, or Vacuum Insulated Panels are a bit of an oddball in the insulation world. Unlike PIR or XPS insulation, they contain no blowing agent to create a cell structure to provide their insulation value. They also...
Insulation developments in 2021, a retrospective

Compliance & Accreditation, do they matter?

Compliance & Accreditation, do they matter? If you listened to, or read, the closing statements of Richard Millett QC, leading counsel to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, in the week of 13th September 2021, you’d be in no doubt about the answer to that question. “Truly...
Insulation developments in 2021, a retrospective

Adhesive bonding of insulation boards

Adhesive bonding of insulation boards Through this column we have talked a lot about the requirements for inverted roofs, so, Dear Reader, you would be forgiven for thinking that QI only supply insulation board for inverted roof applications: an understandable...