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Stylite T-Beam Residential New Build Housing
House builders face many problems during the construction of new homes, and are currently seeing a shortage of concrete blocks. The shortage is caused by a reduction in the availability of fresh Pulverised Fuel Ash (PFA), which is an essential ingredient of concrete blocks. Demand has been out...
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Stylite Gridboard Underfloor Heating Insulation - Retirement Living Apartments
Several canal-side buildings in Mirfeld, which were originally built in the 1800’s had not been used for years. The buildings and surrounding area were dilapidated and in need of regeneration. Our multi-award winning client received planning permission to demolish the buildings and build new ...
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Stylite EWI - Social Housing Refurbishment
Clackmannanshire Council are currently carrying out necessary refurbishment and upgrading of its social housing stock. Through cyclical maintenance inspections and stock condition surveys 105 properties were identified as being constructed from Wimpey No-fines concrete. These property types ha...
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Stylite Roofing - Education Refurbishment
Menstrie Primary School Nursery building had an old metal deck roof which was coming to the end of its serviceable life and beginning to fail. Installed over 30 years ago the flat roof had been designed with minimal fall leading to poor drainage. Standing rainwater was increasing the loading o...
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Stylite EWI - Education New Build
Viewforth High School in Kirkcaldy was built in 1908 and due to it age was deemed to no longer meet the needs of the local community. The building was costly to maintain, had high fuel bills, and was not considered suitable as a modern teaching facility. As part of their Building Fife’s Future...
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Stylite Passivehaus Foundation Insulation
The UK construction industry is currently facing two major challenges, firstly Building Regulations are tightening, requiring more energy-efficient buildings, and targeting zero carbon new homes. Whilst many conventional buildings designed and built in the past few years are demonstrating a pe...
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Stylite Ventfill Residential New Build Housing
The structure needed to disperse the load of the floor but still allow the harmful gasses created by the soil to pass through the floor and out using perimeter wall vents. Expanded polystyrene is perfect for under slab flooring insulation, with its variable compressive strength it is the perfe...
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Stylite Voidfill - Warrington Temporary Market
Warrington Borough Council’s flag ship Bridge Street Regeneration Project included plans to move the existing market into a temporary location whilst demolition of the old market building took place and until the new, permanent £10 million market hall was constructed. The land where the propos...
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Stylite T-Beam Residential New Build Housing
A continuing shortage of aerated concrete blocks in the UK, caused by a reduction in the availability of fresh Pulverised Fuel Ash (PFA) is causing long delays on construction sites. A national house builder wanted an alternative flooring system for a large residential new build housing projec...