Partners

There follows the contact details of some of the businesses that have experience of selling, specifying or installing TECHNOpor® glass foam insulation in the UK.

RESELLER: Ecomerchant, National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB    t.01793 847 444  e.info@ecomerchant.co.uk

“Ecomerchant are an independent distributor of building materials and chose TECHNOpor over rival systems because of its superior structural and insulating performance, resistance to crumbling and its proven track record over 800,000 cubic metres installed to date. As the longest established distributor of TECHNOpor in the UK, Ecomerchant are able to supply all the materials needed to complete any installation of TECHNOpor.”

www.ecomerchant.co.uk

 


 

RESELLER:  Thomas Archer (Ballina) ULC, Bunree Road, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland                                         t.096 72777  e.info@archers.ie

“Established in 1912, initially as a timber importing and wholesaling business, Archers has evolved and grown over the years adapting to market demands and supplier offerings to become a large independent building materials supplier. Employing 70 staff and currently under its fourth generation of family involved management, the company has always held strong values of loyalty to staff, customers and suppliers alike. We are a true one stop shop for all building requirements with specialist expertise in timber, renewables, ventilation and materials for conservation and restoration. TECHNOpor complements our product portfolio as it is a superior, innovative ecologically sound material.”

www.archers.ie

 


 

AGENT / INSTALLER:  Telling Lime Products, 7 The Dell, Enterprise Drive, Four Ashes, Wolverhampton WV10 7DF    t.01902 797700  e.info@telling.co.uk

www.telling.co.uk

 


 

AGENT:  New Build Group UK, 1 Maes y Ffridd, London Rd, Gwalchmai, Anglesey LL65 4PJ                             t.01407 720399 / 07769 721369  e.graham@newbuildgroup.uk

www.selfbuildukltd.co.uk

 

 


 

ARCHITECTS:  KAR Architects Ltd., 102 Southwood Road, London SE9 3QS                                                 t.07723 578216    e.hello@kararchs.co.uk

“We used Bi-foam in the refurbishment of a 1930s detached house with existing rising damp issues. The client’s brief called for a super insulated house. Using Bi-foam we were able to eliminate any damp issues, while providing the clients with the requested level of insulation. Jurgen was great to work with, supporting us all the way through the specification, installation and Building Control sign-off process. We will be definitely specifying Bi-foam again in our future projects.”

www.kararchs.co.uk

 


 

ARCHITECTS:  Lee Evans Partnership LLP, St Johns Lane, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2QQ                                         t.01227 784444  e.architects@lee-evans.co.uk

“We have now employed Technopor on six Grade 1 and Grade 2* medieval churches, where the Technopor has been installed as a base layer for a ground-bearing dry floor system with underfloor heating and a stone or tiled top surface. The Technopor has excellent insulating and load-bearing properties and has enabled us to install a load-bearing stone floor without pumping large quantities of wet lime concrete into an historically dry building. The Jupiter dry floor system, incorporating Technopor is incredibly quick to install and has a low impact on archaeology. We’re delighted with the ease and speed with which these projects have been implemented.”

www.lee-evans.co.uk

 


 

ARCHITECTS:  Base Architects, Unit 1, Nexus, Roushill, Shrewsbury SY1 1PT                                                         t.01743 236400  e.bryn.jones@basearchitecture.co.uk

“We have found that TECHNOpor is a simple and effective method of providing an all in one insulating hardcore when using a slab foundation. The product was used for an eco-dwelling in Ludlow, Shropshire and both our clients and Base Architects have found TECHNOpor to be very effective and efficient company to work with.”

www.basearchitecture.co.uk

 


 

ARCHITECTS / INSTALLER:  Red Co-operative Ltd., 3 Corkland Road, Manchester M21 8UP                               t.07976 793795  e.sarah@red.coop

“We like using Technpor because it’s an inert recyclate which supports no capillary action.  We have used Technopor as an insulant beneath floors and in chimneys where there are issues with moisture.  We have used it where the existing floor is being retained to provide an insulation layer at ground level, which resolved damp problems in the house above.  We have also used it in a build up where it formed the tamped down base layer covered with a woodfibre board incorporating underfloor heating.”

www.red.coop

 


 

UFH INSTALLER: Jupiter Heating Systems Ltd., Unit 1, The Barns, Pennypot Lane, Surrey GU24 8DJ                 t.01276 859066  e.info@jupiterunderfloorheating.com

“Jupiter use TECHNOpor within a dry floor construction in historic buildings. TECHNOpor is highly suitable due its compressive strength and inherent moisture resistance and insulation properties.”

www.jupiterunderfloorheating.com

[see also www.churchunderfloorheating.com]

 


 

UFH INSTALLER:  John Francis Plumbing Ltd., Longcroft, Churcham, Gloucestershire GL28AW                         t.07803 632553  e.johnfran@btconnect.com

 

 

 


 

INSTALLER:  Manley Design & Construction Ltd., The Old Farmhouse, Middle Westhope, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9JL   t.01584 861828  e.info@manleydesign.co.uk

“The Installation of Technopor is like a good recipe – follow the instructions accurately and it will turn out perfect.”

www.manleydesign.co.uk

 


 

INSTALLER:  W. Tollett (General Builders) Ltd., Harbour Road, Rye, East Sussex TN317TE                               t.01797 222622  e.info@tolletts.co.uk

“We used TECHNOpor for the first time whilst undertaking work in a local church where we were installing underfloor heating.  The product is light, easy to handle and provides a good stable insulated base for the underfloor heating system to be installed.  Jurgen and his team are easily contactable and back up the product with unrivalled technical support.”

www.tolletts.co.uk

 


 

INSTALLER:  LBT Construction Ltd., Unit 12 Commerce Park, Campbeltown Road, Birkenhead, Wirral     CH41 9HP   t.0151 653 6610  e.mark@lbtconstruction.co.uk

“We found TECHNOpor to be a really easy product to use and also very competitive against current methods of construction and it’s a product that’s suitable for small to large projects, and we were very impressed with the efficiency with which our order was processed, and the method of delivery was dealt with according to our site conditions.”

 

 


 

DESIGN & INSTALL:  Straw Works Ltd.,                                                                                                  t.07840 603204

www.strawworks.co.uk