Cavity Wall Insulation bead Certification

By | 2017-07-05T13:48:39+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: NSAI|Tags: , , , , |

Cavity Wall Insulation Bead SABER Insulation uses Thermobead plus Cavity Wall Insulation bead to insulate new and existing cavity block walls. Thermobead bonded bead has received a revision to their NSAI cert, which means that the bonded bead conductivity values have been reduced. NSAI has reduced the conductivity value of the cavity wall bonded bead to 0.034 W/(mk). [...]

Building Airtightness Contractors

By | 2017-07-05T09:26:35+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Airtightness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Building Airtightness Contractors Certification The SABER Insulation crew have been undertaken training in airtightness principals of buildings. The training consisted of  a 2 days hands-on airtightness practical training at Isover technical academy in Co Cavan to become a building airtightness contractors.  Isover Insulation has a specially built rig to help train air tightening of buildings to Contractors Architects, Engineers [...]

Climate Change Agreements

By | 2017-02-05T20:42:47+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Climate Change|Tags: , , , , |

Climate Change Agreements Applicable to Ireland The Kyoto protocol is an agreement by 37 industrialised countries and the European Community which sets legal requirements to reduce GHG emissions. The Kyoto Protocol was established on 11 December 1997 in Kyoto Japan. It took 8 years to come into force which occurred on 16 February 2005. The first [...]

TGD Ireland

By | 2017-01-31T19:58:23+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: TGD|

The TGD are changing to incorporate the NZEB requirements. Irelands building regulations have changed significantly since 2005 in an effort to meet the European 2020 targets. The Technical Guidance Documents (TGD) part L has improved from 2005 to 2011 by 60% in relation of energy usage. The table below highlights the changes from 2005 to 2016 [...]

EPBD Requirements

By | 2017-01-31T14:42:30+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Climate Change|Tags: , , , |

The Buildings Performance Institute Europe remark that 40% of energy consumption in Europe is from buildings, which also accounts for 36% of CO2 emissions. In Ireland buildings accounted for 35% energy consumption and around 59% electricity consumption, this is second to transport which is the main consumer of energy. The Energy Performance Buildings Directive (EPBD) was [...]

Climate change

By | 2017-01-31T14:20:34+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Climate Change|Tags: , , |

Climate change is having a considerable impact on the world. It is affecting every country as it is having adverse effects on communities and economies, which will cost countries and future generations dearly. The atmospheres temperature has increased close to 1°C at the surface since the year 1990. In return this increased the atmospheres capacity to [...]

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