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celotex-roadshow-#insulatingbritainAt Celotex we are set to launch #InsulatingBritain campaign in spectacular fashion on March 4th, when our custom designed double-decker bus begins a 50-stop UK tour from Ecobuild 2014 – the first time a vehicle of this size has ever been allowed into the event.

What we will be doing

Aiming to educate architects, contractors and the trade to simplify their route to regulatory compliance, the Insulating Britain campaign will see us take part in live webinars and deliver a series of one hour technical presentations from the pink double-decker at various locations up and down the country.

Our Insulating Britain campaign will ensure that industry professionals across the UK can easily access all they need to know about the new UK Building Regulations. With further reductions in CO2 emissions required for England, Wales & Scotland, Celotex product and service solutions will continue to help simplify compliance to these new levels. Read more »

Part L 2013 has finally arrived. Just when many had given up hope of seeing them this side of the festive season, the approved documents turned up like a long lost christmas cracker found lurking at the back of the sofa.

So, lets pull the little rascal and see what’s inside…

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IMPORTANT: On 1 September 2017, Celotex took the precautionary measure to temporarily suspend the supply of Celotex FR5000, Celotex CG5000, Celotex CF5000 and Celotex SL5000 while we investigate the results of recent tests (Parts 6 and 7 of British Standard 476). Materials relating to these products are for information only. In addition, we have recently identified a compliance issue relating to our calculation and testing of the declared lambda value of products in the 4000 and 5000 ranges and the Crown-Bond and Crown-Fix products within the Crown Flat Roofing range. Please note that CW4000 manufactured after 15 December 2017 will be marketed from January as Celotex CW3000 with a declared lambda value of 0.023 W/mK. Materials relating to these products are for information only.

Please use the link below to read our full statements regarding declared lambda:

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The winter is setting in and with all the energy prices rising, here are some top tips for better insulating your home and in the long run, saving you the pennies.

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Thanks to the latest document from DCLG in the shape of the Part L 2013 Impact Assessment the mists of confusion around the policy are starting to clear, a little.

Existing dwellings, for example, have been completely ignored by the policy.

We already knew that consequential improvements and the 120 million tonnes of CO2 savings the policy could have delivered had been ditched. Read more »

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