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Xtratherm launches Y-Value Calculator

Xtratherm has launched a new online tool which will enable architects, energy assessors and designers to take full advantage of good detailing based on the Accredited Details for Construction (ACDs). The Xtratherm Y-Calculator tool is an easy to use calculator to determine the thermal bridging heat loss from non-repeating thermal bridges that must be accounted […]


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Safe-R Phenolic achieves an A+ rating under the BRE Green Guide.

The Safe-R phenolic product range, produced at our Chesterfield manufacturing facility, has achieved A+ BRE Green Guide 2008 Summary Ratings. This makes it our second product range to achieve the A+ rating, as our PIR product range Thin-R also achieved the A+ BRE Green Guide Summary Rating. The accredited rating is part of the BREEAM […]


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CE Declaration of Performance (DoP) for Xtratherm Products

From 1st July 2013, all manufacturers of construction products for sale in the EU are required to CE mark the products they manufacture. This has to be done in accordance with a harmonized European norm (hEN) or a European Technical Assessment (ETA). We have made our Xtratherm Declarations of Performance (DoP’s) available for download online, […]


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Xtratherm sponsors Roofing Awards 2013-1

On Friday 17th May, the eight annual Roofing Awards, organized by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) took place at the Hilton Metropole in central London. As a proud sponsor of the Roofing Awards, Xtratherm would like to extend their congratulations to each category winner. Like the NFRC, Xtratherm recognizes and supports outstanding standards […]


Xtratherm’s CavityTherm leads in AIMC4 ‘world-class’ energy efficient homes

Xtratherm’s innovative full fill built-in wall insulation CavityTherm has been installed in Code Level 4 homes as part of the £6.4m AIMC4 project www.aimc4.com . The project is funded by the Government backed Technology Strategy Board – the UK’s innovation agency – and five Consortium partners. The partners are Stewart Milne Group, Crest Nicholson Plc, Barratt Developments […]


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Xtratherm invests in new factory in Belgium

Xtratherm has invested in a new manufacturing facility in Belgium’s Walloon region. The new factory, which will be operational from next summer, will manufacture and distribute our high performance rigid board insulation products and will create approximately 100 jobs as the new factory gathers momentum. The initial phase of the investment will comprise production and […]


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Xtratherm’s XtroLiner Class ‘O’ modified PIR insulation board gets BBA accreditation

Xtratherm is awarded BBA accreditation for our high performance insulation board XtroLiner. XtroLiner is a Class ‘O’ modified PIR rigid foam insulation board with a robust composite foil facing on both sides to give exceptional thermal and fire performance for domestic and commercial buildings. The innovative product achieves a market leading thermal conductivity of 0.021W/mK […]


Xtratherm sponsor BDA’s ‘Supreme Winner Award’

Xtratherm sponsor BDA’s ‘Supreme Winner Award’

Kerry Westlake from Xtratherm presents the Brick Development Association’s Supreme Award to Hackett Hall McKnight Architects for The Metropolitan Arts Centre building in Belfast. The event was held at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel, London on 18th November. The Awards recognise excellence in brick design and construction and each year 15 prestigious trophies are awarded, […]


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Xtratherm to exhibit at Roofex in 2013

Xtratherm is taking a stand at next year’s Roofex show. The event is scheduled on 1-2 May at the NEC Birmingham. It will be the first time the show is at the NEC having moved because of its success and the need for more space. Roofex is a trade – only specialist industry show for […]


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CIAT Northern Ireland CPD Event

Xtratherm were the main sponsors of the recently held CIAT Northern Ireland (Region 15) CPD seminar on the upcoming changes to the NI Building Regulations at Belfast’s brand new Metropolitan Arts Centre (MAC). The event was oversubscribed with over 70 members and guests in attendance. Mr Eddie Weir MCIAT (Region 15 CPD officer) compered the […]