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February 2016

Reasons to upgrade your homes insulation

Reasons to upgrade your home’s insulation

Upgrading the thermal performance of your home with insulation has benefits all year round, and with Spring just around the corner, many people’s thoughts are turning to enhancing their wall, floor or roof insulation. Here are a few reasons why it really is worth making your home more energy efficient. Reduced energy bills With energy […]

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New panels help transform Wakefield school

New panels help transform Wakefield school

St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School in Wakefield has undergone a major refurbishment, which included a completely new façade system of decorative cladding panels supplied by Sheffield-based Panel Systems. St Thomas a Becket RockPanel Panel Systems supplied 840m² of the Rockpanel high performance panels which are just 8mm thick but still provide the strength […]

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Leeds apartment blocks given the Aluglaze treatment

Leeds apartment blocks given the Aluglaze treatment

Three apartment blocks in Leeds have been transformed thanks to insulated infill panels manufactured by Panel Systems, based in Sheffield.Aluglaze insulated infill panels at Oatlands apartment blocks in Leeds Architectural panel manufacturer Panel Systems has supplied Aluglaze infill panels for the Oatlands development, which is close to Leeds city centre and consists of the multi-storey […]

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How to choose the perfect stage

How to choose the perfect stage

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to choosing a staging system, so here are six useful considerations to help you find one that meets your requirements. Size & Strength The size of the stage is one of the first things to consider and this depends on the number of people who will […]

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National Maintenance Week

National Maintenance Week

So recently (20-27th November) the country celebrated National Maintenance Week, which means there is no excuse to put off carrying out any essential upgrades or refurbishment work to your home. But where to start? The main issues people have are how to keep warm during winter (whilst keeping heating bills low!) and how to create […]

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Life in colour with Trespa Meteon

The rise and rise of Trespa

When you look around the UK’s major towns and cities, it’s not long before you come across stunning architectural panel facades. This modern method of construction became extremely popular in the rapid construction boom of the 80s and late 90s and new buildings created from architectural panels continue to dominate the UK skyline. Materials such […]

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Soffitliner - energy efficiency from the bottom up

Soffitliner – energy efficiency from the bottom up!

One of the best ways to improve the energy efficiency of a building is from the bottom up. When we think about enhancing the thermal performance of a building, it’s tempting to consider only wall and roof insulation. However, one really effective way of upgrading the energy efficiency of a structure, especially those that have […]

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Cosplayer is lucky Craftfoam winner

Cosplayer is Craftfoam competition winner!

Sammi McSporran is the lucky winner of the competition to win a box of Craftfoam worth £90! Sammi from Telford is a keen Cosplayer (where players wear costumes and accessories to represent a particular character) and regularly uses Craftfoam for creating props and armour. Her top tips are always to test paints and glues on […]

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Lighten the load with Thermhex

Lighten the load with Thermhex

Diesel cars have more torque, so they’re better for towing. This means that the best cars for pulling a caravan have diesel engines, most trucks have diesel engines and most vans used as a base vehicle for a motorhome are – you guessed it – diesels. This week, the RAC warned that diesel pumps might […]

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Velocity village gets a striking new look with Aluglaze

Velocity village gets a striking new look with Aluglaze

A prestigious residential and office development close to the legal and financial district in Sheffield has undergone a major refurbishment with insulated infill panels supplied by Panel Systems. Sheffield-based architectural panel manufacturer Panel Systems has supplied Aluglaze infill panels for Velocity Village, which is close to the city centre and consists of 443 residential apartments […]

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