Redevelopment of Wallis House

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 15, 2016

Damp penetration and high heating costs has resulted in the recent redevelopment of Wallis House in East Grinstead. This solid wall high rise has undergone a transformation to include the installation of Wetherby’s external wall insulation.

Southern Housing Group sought to deliver this project with the collaboration of Lakehouse and Envirofacades ltd focusing on significantly boosting the thermal efficiency of the properties as well as treating the damp penetration.

Wetherby’s Epsiwall system using a combination of Phenolic and Wetherby EpsiTherm (enhanced EPS) insulation was specified as the best measure for this type of construction. This dual
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First Homes of Bilborough Project Successfully Completed

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 10, 2016

Wetherby are pleased to showcase the first finished BISF’s in Bilborough Nottingham.

Keepmoat have stripped the properties of all existing metal and render cladding and replaced with plywood and Wetherby’s silicone system.

For the detailing around the windows, a thinner insulant was used to create a unique picture frame finish along with eliminating the cold bridging inherent in the steel window pods.

Just another 150 to go…

 


Wetherby Shortlisted for Supplier of the Year

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 10, 2016

Wetherby Building Systems are proud to announce that they have been shortlisted for ‘Supplier of the Year’ in the 2016 Builder and Engineer Awards.

On 30th November the Builder and Engineer Awards will be celebrating its 13th anniversary highlighting the excellent work being accomplished throughout the industry. This is one of the largest and most established awards programmes in the sector, providing the ideal platform to recognise the best products, projects, companies and individuals.

All winners will be announced during the awards evening taking place on Wednesday 30th November at the new main stand, Anfield.


Wetherby Sign Off Revamp of Old EWI in St Martins

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 4, 2016

Today Wetherby are signing off a single property in St Martins, Oswestry that has been stripped of its original EWI dating back over 10 years for Shropshire Town and Rural Housing Association and re-installed with our EpsiCoat silicone render system by Specialist UK.

The original EWI system consisted of EPS which had gone brittle due to poor installation. The eaves and verges were never sealed properly culminating in the exterior render cracking and failing due to water ingress… Great job all round.


Wetherby Support Energy Saving Week

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 3, 2016

The Energy Saving Trust this week announced Energy Saving Week. It is a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to.

The week focuses on raising public awareness of how to make homes energy efficient. This is the sixth Big Energy Saving Week and is a partnership between Citizens Advice, the Energy Saving Trust and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy with the support of numerous organisations, charities and companies.

External Wall Insulation plays a big part in energy saving homes, so Wetherby are pleased to be
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Prefab Homes to Help Solve Britain’s Housing Crisis

By: Rachael Doyle   •   November 2, 2016

According to a recent government report, ministers are planning a new wave of prefabricated homes in an effort to solve Britain’s housing crisis.

Funding the pre-packed homes’ construction will help the Government meet its target of providing one million new homes by 2020, according to The Sunday Telegraph.

Earlier this month the Government set out details to tackle the housing shortage by building 25,000 new homes using a £3bn Home Building Fund.

The Communities Department hopes the measures will lead to 100,000 off-site manufactured home being built over this parliament.

Ministers have reportedly been impressed with construction speeds of the latest prefabs, with some
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Wetherby System Installed on New Build Tauheedul Eden School

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 31, 2016

Tauheedul Eden Boys School, Perry Barr Birmingham

Wetherby’s External Wall Insulation has been successfully installed at a former metal works site in Birmingham to complete the new Tauheedul Eden Boy’s school.

The new 700-pupil Eden Birmingham Secondary school in Perry Barr is complete with sports hall and play area on the landmark site on Wellhead Lane; opposite the old Birmingham City University Campus.

ADP Architects and Thomas Vale Construction were awarded the project for the Tauheedul Education Trust.

Wetherby’s Mineral Wool insulation was specified for this new build project as it is the ideal solution for education applications due
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Industry Insight – Take our survey to win an Amazon Fire HD Tablet

By: Rachael Doyle   •   October 27, 2016

We are currently conducting a short survey among building and construction professionals and are keen to gain an insight into the current issues and trends you are experiencing.

Completing the survey should take less than two minutes of your time and all fully completed entries will be automatically entered into a randomly drawn prize draw, where one lucky winner will win an Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet.

We look forward to receiving your feedback, thank you in advance for your contribution.

Good luck in our prize draw.


Wetherby to attend Homes Event 2016

By: Laura Hennahane   •   October 26, 2016

On 16th and 17th November 3,000 housing professionals will descend on London Olympia for Homes 2016; the UK’s only dedicated national event for building and building homes, creating dynamic and sustainable communities whilst delivering value for money.

Homes 2016 is the UK’s only large-scale housing event bringing together professionals in Social Housing and providing your opportunity to see the latest products, services and technology innovations specially designed for the housing sector.

Wetherby are in the midst of final preparations for the event and our Technical Sales Managers Paul Dale and Gavin Jaggard will be
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Wetherby Congratulate ‘Installation Installer’ Winner

By: Rachael Doyle   •   September 19, 2016

Wetherby would like to say congratulations to Westdale Services Ltd who have won ‘Insulation Installer of the Year’. This is now the second year Wetherby have sponsored this category.

The awards set out to provide public recognition for the positive work in the Energy Efficiency sector. For the Insulation Installer of the Year category, the judges looked at what sets them apart within their field, demonstrating clear energy savings achieved. They also took into consideration the impact they have on the local community.

This award is a great achievement for Westdale Services!


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