Isover launches ductwork CPD

Date: 21 November 2008
Source: Saint-Gobain Isover
Advice on how to protect ventilation ductwork against fire risk and specifying for the latest regulations is given in a new CPD from the technical division of UK insulation giant Saint-Gobain Isover.

It was premiered with the regional director and three members of the engineering team at Birmingham-based building services consulting engineers Cudd Bentley Consulting who found it “very informative” and the CPD is now being rolled out nationwide.

“Fire protection ventilation ductwork” is a hour-long Construction CPD certified presentation that details the cost to industry and society of fires and the regulations and enforcements that are currently in place to maximise fire safety. It details the options and systems available for preventing fire from breaking through a compartment partition via ductwork and the testing procedures in place. A check list to ensure solutions meet the correct criteria is given at the end.

The CPD at Cudd Bentley Consulting was followed by a presentation on Isover glass mineral wool solutions for ventilation ductwork including Climaver® Plus R, a revolutionary ductwork system that replaces the traditional sheet metal and insulation approach with rigid insulation boards but still meets all the thermal, fire and acoustic regulations.

* More and more specifiers and users are insisting on the use of insulation materials that not only deliver technical performance but also come with exceptional green credentials. Isover insulation boasts zero ODP (Ozone Depletion Potential) and zero GWP (Global Warming Potential).

Manufactured from a combination of silica sand, the earth’s most abundantly naturally-occurring mineral, and recycled glass, up to 80% of the raw material used in the production process is recycled post-consumer glass, from building regeneration projects for example, or flat glass manufacture that would otherwise go to landfill, making Isover one of the most environmentally sustainable insulation products on the market today. 

600450 Isover launches ductwork CPD
Date: 21 November 2008
Source: Saint-Gobain Isover

See more news about:

Others also read

Insulation giant Saint-Gobain Isover is inviting submissions for its 2009 international architectural student competition which has prize money totalling €6,500 at stake.
We thank all our visitors, members and friends for being part of our site during 2008. We’ve loved having you here. We would like to wish you Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
On 11 December 2008 the only producer of glass packaging in Slovakia, Vetropack Nemsova, a subsidiary of Vetropack Holding of Switzerland, launched a new automated line for sorting glass cullet, worth SKK 170mn (EUR 5.61mn USD 7.51mn).
Saint-Gobain Containers shut down its second furnace Monday in the second phase of a temporary layoff at the glass plant as a result of economic pressures.
Specialist  glass manufacturer Romag has marked the end of a year of growth and expansion by revealing profits have risen by more than a third.
Nuova Oxidal in cooperation with Politecnico di Milano and Texs consortium is organizing a specialization course for project, furnishing and building up of temporary spaces.

Add new comment