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— This is a SIP – a structural insulated panel

and we think that you’ll be seeing a lot more of these. They are structurally efficient but more importantly their thermal properties are excellent.

The history of construction is littered with innovation that was never adopted. However, in April next year Part L of the Building Regulations will be updated again, imposing even more demanding standards for thermal performance.

We are at a point where traditional masonry construction ceases to make sense, and the building industry will finally be forced to embrace a whole new language of construction.