The Government has published amendments to Building Regulations in England restricting the use of combustible materials in the external walls of certain buildings over 18m in height.
The restrictions apply to the external walls and specified attachments for residential blocks of flats, student accommodations, care homes, sheltered housing, hospitals and dormitories in boarding schools with a storey above 18 m in height.
The amendments require that all materials which become part of an external wall or specified attachment achieve
European Class Class A1 or A2-s1, d0.
SuperFOIL SFNC is the only multi-layer foil insulation of it's kind certified by BRE as European Class A1 Non-Combustible.
At 20mm thick, SuperFOIL SFNC offers high-performance, space efficient, non-combustible insulation solutions for high-rise construction projects. SFNC was recently used as the primary insulation used in the bespoke cladding system installed at The Royal Papworth Hospital.
Contact us now for assistance with any projects that need re-specifying due to the recent changes in building regs.
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