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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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Alumasc Facades have been a trusted manufacturer of External Wall Insulation systems for over 60 years and have now applied their knowledge of the building envelope to a brand new EWI Gutter Range. EWI Gutter from Alumasc Facades, has been designed specifically … More >>

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Alumasc Facades is pleased to announce that the Alumasc Ventilated System (AVS) has been awarded LABC & LABSS certificates. These AVS systems have been rigorously tested for key factors including: Mechanical Resistance & Stability Safety in case of Fire Health, Hygiene … More >>

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Nov29

Swisslab revitalises Glasgow building

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As part of the regeneration of Glasgow’s Shawlands area, Glasgow Housing Association (GHA) recently embarked upon the recent refurbishment of 1265 Pollokshaws Road, a block of maisonette homes located above a mixture of shops and a car park. The four-storey … 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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An award winning Cheshire property has been refurbished using Render Systems from Alumasc. Owned by David and Margie Edwards, the magnificent Bankhall House was originally completed in 2008, to a traditional Georgian/Queen Ann architectural design, earning them the prestigious title … More >>

Swistherm from Alumasc, has been installed on 25 park homes in Suffolk, in a bid to help tackle fuel poverty amongst the elderly residents. West Suffolk Council partnered with Alumasc’s Registered Installer Cornerstone Limited, to carry out the installation and … More >>

Oct26

Alumasc Projects Highly Commended by INCA

Posted by nicola perrins

Two outstanding refurbishment projects from Alumasc have been Highly Commended at this year’s INCA Awards. The Awards represent the flagship event for the external wall insulation (EWI) industry designed to recognise and promote the quality of installation carried out by INCA members. Alumasc … More >>

The new Alumasc Ventilated System has been used to create an unusual addition to a beautiful detached property in Oakham, Rutland. The property, owned by Phil and Marianne Valiente, is of Canadian timber frame design, so it was therefore important … More >>

Sep29

Scotland to pilot £10m loan scheme

Posted by nicola perrins

The Scottish Government has made it possible for more people to make their homes warm and water-tight through a new £10 million fund. The pilot scheme in Glasgow, Argyll and Bute and Perthshire will provide equity loans of up to … More >>

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