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PermaRock lead the way with Green Deal compliant external wall insulation
With the on-going uncertainty surrounding the Government’s new flagship energy efficiency initiative, the Green Deal – due for launch in October 2012, it is good to hear that at least one company is geared up and ready to supply fully compliant external (solid) wall insulation systems, a key measure under the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation (ECO).
PermaRock, one of the UK’s longest established and leading external wall insulation system suppliers, has continued to focus investment to ensure that all their key external wall insulation systems are fully Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) compliant and meet all the requirements set out in the Green Deal Code of Practice.
This investment has led to the recent award and publication of a new certificate (No. 158/12) by UKAS accredited body the Building Research Establishment (BRE).
BRE Certificate No. 158/12 reflects PermaRock’s constant commitment to the quality of it’s lead products and expands on their previous scope of accredited external wall insulation and render systems, placing PermaRock in a strong position to supply external (solid) wall insulation systems under Green Deal and ECO.
The certificate provides accreditation for Mineral Fibre (Wool), Phenolic, EPS and EPS-Premium (Grey) and Track-EPS (Rail) based external wall insulation systems with Acrylic and Silicone-based through-coloured renders, traditional Dashing Stone, Brick Effect Render, Brick Slips and lime-based Scratched Render decorative finishes.
Under the requirements set out under the Green Deal, Green Deal Providers and Installers will only be able to install products and systems as defined within the scope of their certification. In the case of external wall insulation, ETA or UKAS certificated systems can be installed only onto the wall construction types for which they are accredited. They must also comply with all applicable European and Domestic legislation relevant to the testing, performance, and quality of the system.
For PermaRock, BRE Certificate 158/12, permits installation of their key external wall insulation systems onto nearly all traditional and non-traditional substrate types, including, masonry (brick / block), dense and no-fines concrete (PRC) and sheathed light gauge steel frame and timber frame constructions.
PermaRock has also developed relationships with various Green Deal and ECO organisations and have access to ECO funding for projects of all sizes.
If you would like further information on PermaRock’s latest accreditation or discuss any ECO funding requirements for external wall insulation works you are looking to progress then please contact PermaRock on (T) 01509 262924 or by visiting www.permarock.com.