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Metal framing; Don’t get wet

New buildings often use light gauge steel framing. Metal is strong & light but also highly conductive of heat & cold, which can cause a moisture risk. We explore how to control this & look in detail at a case study.

Why airtightness is vital for delivering NZEB (part 1)

Under new regulations all Irish buildings must be nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs). But what exactly is an NZEB, and what is the role of airtightness in this new standard?

Future Homes – a recipe for success?

Regulations are changing, and you have a chance to have your say. We summarise the main proposals to change UK regulations for new build domestic. This will affect how new homes look, what they are made from and how they are heated and ventilated.

Meet the experts: What you can expect at the SIGA Academy

Ever wondered what you would learn at the SIGA Academy in Switzerland? Read how the SIGA membranes & adhesive tapes are developed and produced and what you'll learn about airtight building.

How Kit Knowles is pushing the envelope for sustainable construction

The MD of Ecospheric talks about his recent projects & how he achieved his airtightness goals.

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