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Important changes regarding Styrofoam

There are significant changes underway in the supply of Styrofoam the market leading extruded polystyrene. The European Union has adopted a regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases which are used in key applications including the production of Styrofoam extruded polystyrene foam. The use of such gases is to be restricted as of January 2020. In preparation […]

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Plain Sailing with Thermhex

Here Panel Systems looks at how Thermhex can reduce weight and emissions in marine vessels, large and small. “Shipping currently accounts for 2-3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, but according to research conducted by the United Nations in 2014, increasing trade could up the sector’s carbon footprint by as much as 250% by 2050. In […]

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Insulate to Keep the Cold out This Winter

With winter just around the corner, most homeowners will turn up the heating, however if the house isn’t properly insulated, this could be a huge waste of energy and money. In winter, the air surrounding a home and the foundations on which it stands are always at a much lower temperature than the building so, […]

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Take To the Stage This Festive Season

The adverts have gone live, the light switch-ons are taking place and the songs are playing throughout the shopping malls – the countdown to Christmas has begun. With it comes a variety of seasonal events and festivities to get people across the country feeling ‘in the spirit of things’. From Christmas parties to school pantomimes, […]

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Trespa for Schools

The £50m Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has recently announced the suppliers on its framework agreement, which is set to kickstart the design and build of a number of new schools, academies and educational facilities. With the trend towards colourful facades for education buildings, there is a predicted increase in demand for Trespa® Meteon® […]

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A Lighter Way to Build with Thermhex

In many industries, but particularly commercial vehicles and caravans, there is a need to take weight out of panels in order to improve vehicle efficiency and reduce emissions. Lighter vehicles obviously use less fuel and the search is therefore on for materials that are light in weight but equally as strong or stronger than traditional […]

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Bespoke Panels – Anything Is Possible!

We take it for granted in our everyday lives, but CNC routing, shaping and cutting of panels is everywhere around us, playing a role in creating products that are decorative, functional and innovative. These panels may be used for building facades, for playground equipment, for restaurant furniture, right through to lockers and cubicles used in […]

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Making Summer Events and Beyond Easy with Revostage®

It’s that time of year again. British summer time has arrived, as has the season of outdoor festivals – music and sporting, garden parties and a whole host of summer term school activities and events. With summer 2017 pretty much in full swing, you’ve probably already decided what staging system you’ll use for this year’s […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About U-Values

With sustainable building projects on the increase in the UK, a growing number of specifiers and their clients are seeking construction materials that help to improve thermal performances. As a result, any product that can demonstrate excellent U-values, the most common measure of thermal performance, is able to contribute to the sustainability, as well as […]

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Taking a Leisurely Approach to Refurbishment

According to leisure market research company the Leisure Database, there are more leisure facilities, gyms and swimming pools than ever before in the UK. With an increasing number of gyms and fitness centres opening up, it is becoming even more important to invest in the changing rooms as a way to attract and retain customers. […]

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