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Actis backs minster’s call for ‘golden period of housebuilding’


Insulation specialist Actis, a supporter of speedy but eco-friendly and attractive methods of construction, says housing minister Kit Malthouse’s vision for a golden period of housebuilding is achievable. The minister was speaking recently at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) Better Design for Better Places conference in …

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Actis poised to present first two LABC regional awards of 2019

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Insulation specialist Actis is preparing to present the first regional prizes to winners of this year’s popular LABC Building Excellence Awards Presentations will take place at 12 venues across England and Wales over the next few months, with the first glitzy soiree, for the central area, taking place on Friday …

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Offsite would help with Shelter’s three million social homes vision, says Actis

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A report published this week by housing charity Shelter stating that three million new social homes are required in England over the next 20 years to solve the housing crisis will require practical as well as economic and political assistance, says insulation specialist Actis. Shelter’s 220 report “Building for our …

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Actis joins LABC technical roadshow

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The Actis technical team will be off to Milton Keynes later this month to deliver a training session on addressing the performance gap with reflective insulation. The module is one of a number of topics being discussed at the latest LABC technical seminar, which also sees talks on acoustics, brownfield …

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Actis says Offsite homes could help address massive social housing shortfall

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A massive decline in the number of homes built for social rent over the past decade, revealed in a government report this week, could be addressed in part by increasing focus on quicker-to-build offsite homes. That’s the message from offsite construction flag waver, insulation specialist Actis, which is on a …

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Actis presents trophies to two LABC Building Excellence award winners

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Insulation specialist Actis joined Dead Ringers comedian Jon Culshaw to present trophies to two of the winners at the annual LABC awards in London last week. A record-breaking 860 attendees watched as Actis specification manager Dan Anson-Hart, whose company is an LABC sponsor, presented awards to winners of the best …

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Actis says £5m CITB funding programme may help expand offsite homes offering

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The Construction Industry Training Board’s announcement this week that it is ploughing £5 million into helping under-represented people move into the industry has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The CITB’s Pathways into Construction fund will help building firms train ‘hard to reach’ candidates in a bid to address the …

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“Testing products within a system will give clearer picture of real life performance” says Actis

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While the call by Dame Judith Hackitt for products to be tested within a system is aimed at improving building safety, the principle should apply to other construction components, believes insulation specialist Actis. Its UK and Ireland technical director, architect Thomas Wiedmer, says testing products within a wider system – …

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Actis launches installation video tutorials for new easy-to-use roofing membrane

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Actis has produced a series of bite sized video tutorials to accompany the launch of its latest product – an easy-to-use insulating breather membrane for roofs. The videos, presented by specification manager Dan Anson-Hart, take an overview of how to insulate a pitched roof with its new Boost R Hybrid …

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