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Actis backs call to make homes cooler following MPs’ heatwave warning

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A warning by MPs that heat related deaths are likely to treble by 2050 has prompted insulation specialist Actis to reiterate its call for architects and specifiers to create homes which stay cool in summer as well as warm in winter. The warning, by the government’s Environmental Audit Select Committee, …

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Building supplies specialist Eurocell to stock Actis Hybrid range

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The entire Actis Hybrid product range is to be stocked for the first time by national building supplies specialist Eurocell. The company, which creates and recycles products, as well as supplying those produced by selected approved manufacturers, has 190 stores across the UK and also operates an online and telephone …

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Homes shortfall report puts emphasis on offsite, says Actis

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Insulation specialist Actis says increasing the number of offsite homes will form part of the solution to housing shortage issues raised in a report commissioned by The National Housing Federation and homelessness charity Crisis. The recent report, carried out by Heriot Watt University, says 340,000 new properties must be built …

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Actis backs NHBC’s call for more offsite homes following Beast from the East report

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The NHBC’s call this week for a drastic shift towards building more offsite homes in order to reach government housing targets has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The rallying cry follows the release of this quarter’s new build statistics by the NHBC – which says that the harsh winter …

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Actis welcomes London Mayor’s offsite homes ‘developers’ toolkit’ project

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London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to fund a ‘developers’ toolkit’ to simplify the construction of offsite homes has been welcomed by pan European insulation specialist Actis. The project, towards which the mayor’s office will contribute £50,000, will see the production of a set of tools and guidance to speed up …

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