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Glosford SIPS; Standard Detailskingspan-build-system-small-128x150

Click Here to view Glosford’s current standard construction details.

Crendon Timber Engineering Brochure

Click Here to view the Crendon brochure, featuring Glosford SIPS.

U-Value Calculation

Click here to obtain u-value calculations via the Kingspan website.

Product Literature

Visit Kingspan TEK product literature to view the most up to date information on the following:

  • Introduction to TEK building system
  • Kingspan TEK specification manual
  • Kingspan TEK standard details (142mm panels)
  • Kingspan TEK standard details (172mm panels)
  • Information for self builders
  • TEK cladding panels
  • Kingspan TEK panel 172mm

Certification

Visit Kingspan TEK certification to view the most up to date product certification:

  • BBA certificate – Kingspan TEK building system (142mm panel)
  • Kingspan TEK European technical approval (both 142mm & 172mm panels)
  • Kingspan TEK building system LABC registered details

Site Safe Information

As part of our compliance with “The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations”, 2015 and the Structural Timber Association’s Site Safe policy, we wish to draw to your attention the following documents which you will find helpful during preparation of the Construction Phase plan and construction fire safety strategy.

Click on the hyperlinks below to download your Site-Safe  Guidance documentation.

  • 16 Steps to Fire Safety [DOWNLOAD]
  • STA site induction pack [DOWNLOAD]
  • Site Safe poster [DOWNLOAD]
  • Design Guide to Separation Distances [DOWNLOAD]  
    • (Please be aware when reading the Guide to Separating Distances that our product is classed as category A)
  • STA Guidance and Advice Notes:
    1. Legal Responsibility – Advice Note 15.1 [DOWNLOAD]
    2. Risk Assessment – Advice Note 15.2 [DOWNLOAD]
    3. Security – Advice Note 8 Thermal Imaging Cameras [DOWNLOAD]
      • Guidance Note – Site Perimeter Fencing
      • Guidance Note – Wireless Site Fire Alarm Systems
    4. Escape Routes – Advice Note 7.5 [DOWNLOAD]
  • HSE 168 Fire Safety in Construction [DOWNLOAD]

Technical Bulletins

Visit Kingspan TEK technical bulletins to discover the newest bulletin information on:

  • TEK Cladding Panel Real Value of Space (A summary)
  • TEK Cladding Panel Real Value of Space (Full Paper)
  • The code for sustainable homes
  • Linear thermal bridging
  • BREEAM TEK
  • One size fits all – A Guide to Building Regulations/Standards

Product Safety Information

View the most up to date information on product safety here.

Robust details

View the new robust details approved with the SIP building system in terms of acoustic transfer between dwellings for wall types E-WT-1 and E-WT-2. E-WT-2 has now been proven with cavity fill insulation to reduce the impact of thermal bypass in the party wall cavity to a zero value in your SAP calculations, whilst still complying with robust details.Robust wall detail

For further information on separating walls click here.

Kingspan Blog

View the most up to date blogs on Kingspan products investigating subjects such as:

Environmental Details

  • Click here to view Glosford’s environmental and sustainability plan.
  • Click here to view a case study on insulation sustainability within the environment.
  • Click here to view further information on the impact of thermal bypass and performance standards.
  • Click here to view our PEFC Chain of Custody

Case studies

  • Click here to view Kingspan TEK case studies. Some undertaken by Glosford.

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