Category Archives: High Rise

Following the horrific events at Grenfell Tower, questions have been asked regarding the performance of externally-insulated systems and cladding systems have subsequently been removed from a number of high-rise residences. In view of the government’s drive to deliver more thermally … More >>

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Jun19

Statement by Alumasc Facades – 19th June 2017

Posted by Alumasc Facades

We are aware of an article in the Scottish newspaper “The Sunday Mail” dated 18th June which refers to a number of projects at West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Alumasc is cited in this article as the supplier of the Alumasc Swisslab … More >>

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May24

Alumasc Dominate Manchester Skyline

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  8 outstanding high-rise refurbishment projects are now benefiting from EWI systems by Alumasc Facades. These innovative systems are helping to visually rejuvenate the area whilst providing improved thermal efficiency and comfort to hundreds of residents. Magnolia Court, Sycamore Court & Mulberry … More >>

Alumasc’s Technical Director Mark Gibbs explains what specifiers should be looking for in their chosen EWI system for high-rise and why safe installation is paramount. Why EWI? Specification for the multi-storey application of External Wall Insulation is very different to that of … More >>

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Oct7

Alumasc revives Brandon House

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A Bristol social housing scheme is benefitting from an extensive £5million refurbishment, which saw Swisslab and Swistherm from Alumasc as the chosen EWI systems. Built in the 1960’s of concrete panel construction, Brandon House was experiencing problems with structural movement which had … More >>

Jan22

Alumasc leads the way in High Rise refurbishment

Posted by nicola perrins

As the building industry continues to embrace the benefits of External Wall Insulation systems, Alumasc is in the grip of a high rise boom that has seen the increased specification of EWI in multi-storey applications across the North West. 2014/15 … More >>

The National Insulation Association (NIA) yesterday (Thursday 2nd July) called on ministers from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to make announcements about their intentions for the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) when the scheme comes to an end in … More >>

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Riverbank and Newbank Towers in Salford, are two high-rise residential tower blocks owned and maintained by award-winning housing provider Salix Homes.  Built in the 1960s, both 16-storey tower blocks are identical in their face brick construction. As part of the … More >>

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  There are now just under two weeks until the INCA 2014 Awards Dinner on Thursday 16th October at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London’s Mayfair. The awards showcase the very best in innovation and excellence of UK External … More >>

Residents in a Bristol social housing high-rise tower block are benefitting from warmer and more attractive homes, thanks to a combination of two tried and tested External Wall Insulation (EWI) systems from Alumasc. Owned by Bristol City Council, Northfield House … More >>

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