Specifying Render Systems

Specifying Render Systems from Knauf who have a vast range of systems and solutions to choose from, for many building problems, getting the right solution is key.

That’s where the experience of our Business Development Managers and Technical support team play a key role in the specification process to help the specifier / contractor find the right solution when specifying render systems and the right specification is written.

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Quality Against Price

Quality should be king in the building industry but as we all are aware price is king and prices are being squeezed to supply and install systems as cheaply as possible.

The question we should all be asking is what is being compromised to get to these low prices?

In these situations you have to question the quality of the components being specified and the skill of the labour being used.

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BREEAM Excellent – Warm Wall Plus

The striking new four storey Julian Study Centre has been designed by Pick Everard and built by Kier using Passivhaus principles with the aim of achieving a BREEAM Excellent rating.

Knauf Marmorit’s Warm Wall Plus external wall insulation system (EWI) has made a major contribution to both the thermal performance, BREEAM Excellent and visual appeal of the most environmentally advanced building to date at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich.


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Building Information Modeling – BIM

Building Information Modeling or BIM as it has become known is a major step change in the UK for Architects and designers.

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has been at the forefront of developing and leading this programme with Government.

They have put in place a number of industry focused programmes to assist the supply chain to gear up to Government’s mandate that public sector centrally procured construction projects will be delivered using BIM by 2016.

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