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So why is the Actis Hybrid range being used as an alternative to traditional forms of insulation?
JJ Roofing Supplies host specialist roofing trade show
Insulated membranes – the whys and the wherefores
New timber pod designer chooses Actis Hybrid for its speed, ease and thermal clout
Actis launches latest pair of information booklets

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So why is the Actis Hybrid range being used as an alternative to traditional forms of insulation?
22-06-2017
Whether it is being specified at the design stage by the architect or selected over traditional insu... >> learn more

JJ Roofing Supplies host specialist roofing trade show
22-06-2017
Exhibiting the biggest brands in the business, new products and the latest in roofing innovations an... >> learn more

Insulated membranes – the whys and the wherefores
14-06-2017
Architect Thomas Wiedmer, UK and Ireland technical director at Actis insulation, explains why it’s a... >> learn more

New timber pod designer chooses Actis Hybrid for its speed, ease and thermal clout
10-05-2017
Fair Share Group Ltd, trading as Highseal Manufacturing Company, has been making PVC doors, windows ... >> learn more

Actis launches latest pair of information booklets
02-05-2017
Following the release of our Insulation Solutions for Park Homes guide last year, we have now produc... >> learn more

Brexit EU worker uncertainty increases need for speedy building methods, says Actis
11-04-2017
That’s the message from insulation specialist Actis, in the light of the latest report from the Roya... >> learn more

Appetite for Hybrid insulated shipping container buildings is growing
28-03-2017
South West Steel Buildings, based in Newquay, has been insulating its distinctive units with two of ... >> learn more

Budget and housing white paper are a step in the right direction
28-03-2017
However, radical changes are still vital to ensure enough homes are built says Actis national sales ... >> learn more

Housing White Paper does have some merits, we believe
06-03-2017
Increased funding for off-site construction and plans to create greater awareness of the benefits of... >> learn more

Actis welcomes Green Building Council’s government insulation report
06-03-2017
The report “Building Places that Work for Everyone – industry insights into key government prioritie... >> learn more

New faces join Actis as Hybrid demand grows among timber frame and offsite specialists
23-01-2017
The New Year has seen the appointment of two area sales managers and a promotion for insulation spec... >> learn more

Actis Hybrid’s ease, speed, efficiency and cleanliness win over Dundee developer
23-01-2017
Indeed, its director was so impressed with the ease, speed and effectiveness of the materials that h... >> learn more

Yorkshire castle wedding venue chooses Actis Hybrid insulation
06-12-2016
Danby Castle, a 13th century hunting lodge, has been operated as a successful wedding venue by Esk V... >> learn more

ACTIS welcomes government plans to increase offsite construction
18-10-2016
The proposals, announced last week by communities secretary Sajid Javid, include the launch of a £1 ... >> learn more

Cornish church to become home for family of eleven – with help from easy to install Hybrid range
04-10-2016
Tracy and Dave Bennett, who have built a number of homes over the years, say the latest conversion i... >> learn more

Chicken shed conversion will earn developer extra £10,000 thanks to Hybrid insulation
26-09-2016
Solihull-based Ardenvale Ltd chose to use products from the ACTIS Hybrid range when it converted the... >> learn more

Report showing apprentices can earn more than graduates welcomed by Actis
07-09-2016
The “Productivity and Lifetime Earnings of Apprentices and Graduates” report by the Centre f... >> learn more

Massive government household growth projections point to timber frame solution
15-08-2016
Matthew King, UK and Ireland director of insulation specialist ACTIS propose a viable approach to en... >> learn more

Insulating membranes: the whys and the wherefores
09-08-2016
It’s possible to insulate a building without using a vapour control layer or a breather membrane – t... >> learn more

Construction industry must embrace technology to attract new blood
19-07-2016
Today’s toddlers will be tomorrow’s architects, builders and building control officers (even though ... >> learn more

Timber frame specialist chooses clean, easy and thermally efficient ACTIS Hybrid range
12-07-2016
A Shropshire timber frame specialist which discovered the ACTIS Hybrid complete insulation system a ... >> learn more

LABC officers welcome ‘meet the expert’ opportunity at performance gap CPD seminar
05-07-2016
The Construction CPD Certification Service certified module devised and delivered by insulation spec... >> learn more

E-training will help merchants boost sales of Actis Hybrid
10-06-2016
The online Hybrid Insulation Training module takes merchants through each of the products, their qua... >> learn more

Camper van explorer will test Actis Hybrid’s performance at temperature extremes
10-06-2016
Nicholas Hari, who has revamped an old van and added a bed, bathroom, kitchen and log burner, decide... >> learn more

What effect would a Brexit have on the construction industry?
09-06-2016
As the Brexit debate hots up, the construction industry is nailing its colours firmly to the mast – ... >> learn more

How to create an energy efficient roof?
27-05-2016

• Use flexible insulation to eliminate thermal bridging.

• Make sure your roofing memb... >> learn more

Timber frame could hold the key to easing both housing and skills shortages
13-05-2016
He suggests that rather than focusing on the lack of skilled workers, a factor cited by 66% of RICS ... >> learn more

Actis plays key role in shipping container solution to housing crisis
11-04-2016
RT Julian and Son is currently in pre-planning discussions with Cornwall Council over a plan to bui... >> learn more

Self build achieves U-value of 0.14 thanks to Actis Hybrid range
11-04-2016
Simon Day is building a 120 sq m three storey house in Canterbury whose overall U-value will be 0.14... >> learn more

Zoo animals benefit from Actis insulation treatment
09-04-2016
Family owned Dartmoor Zoo, which is set in 33 acres of woodland and featured on BBC TV and has been ... >> learn more

Roofing Specialist chooses ACTIS – Why?
19-03-2016
Sean who founded the company back in 1999 has managed to ride the recent recession due to providing ... >> learn more

Low maintenance school roof refurbishment uses Actis Hybrid
22-01-2016
Coppice Primary Academy, which caters for more than 500 children aged between three and 11, needed t... >> learn more

More and more conservatory roof specialists are switching to Actis Hybrid
22-01-2016
The fact that the Hybrid range is lightweight, cost effective, thermally impressive, clean and easy ... >> learn more

One stop shop solution chosen by 75% of our customers
22-01-2016
Obviously its excellent U-values, ease and speed of installation, lack of mess and waste, the fact t... >> learn more

Thermal efficiency and ease of use tempt Eco Pod specialist to switch to ACTIS Hybrid
11-12-2015
Lancashire-based Pod Living Ltd specialises in designer Eco-friendly buildings for schools and hotel... >> learn more

How to construct a roof which can withstand windy conditions
14-10-2015
With the UK experiencing more severe and unexpected weather conditions in recent years, building sta... >> learn more

A former LABC officer trials our Hybrid range – and gives it top marks for ease, speed and cleanliness
13-10-2015
An energy surveyor with a 40-year pedigree as a local authority building control officer has conduct... >> learn more

If it’s training tools you’re after … we can help.
12-10-2015
1. A CPD module “Addressing the performance gap with reflective insulation” certified by the Constru... >> learn more

National conservatory roof specialist achieves LABC certification with ACTIS Hybrid
11-10-2015
A national conservatory roof specialist has just received LABC Registered Details for its replacemen... >> learn more

Boost'R Hybrid perfect for all wind zones
31-07-2015
A roofing underlay, insulating breather membrane Actis Boost ‘R Hybrid, has passed a specialised BRE... >> learn more

Key factors for merchants to consider when selling insulation
29-07-2015
A self builder who recently bought enough insulation material for the 1,900 sq ft home he is buildin... >> learn more

How to maximise the thermal efficiency of a new build or refurb roof
24-07-2015
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) target for all new buildings in the EU to be ‘N... >> learn more

What is an R-value?
24-07-2015
With greater emphasis being placed on the U-value of new builds as regulations tighten we take a loo... >> learn more

Who you gonna call? We’re here to help
15-07-2015
The Actis technical team provides advice and expertise on all aspects of insulation including:
• pl... >> learn more

Case study: Isle of Wight
10-07-2015
Isle of Wight self builder future proofs his home with Actis Hybrid

Protecting his purse f... >> learn more

From the horse’s mouth - builders and roofing contractors just can’t get enough of Hybrid
06-07-2015
The Actis Hybrid system, which includes insulating breather membrane Boost R Hybrid, is so revolutio... >> learn more

Give your roofs a quick, disruption-free thermal boost
26-06-2015
Insulating the roof of an existing building can be a logistical nightmare. In the old days it used t... >> learn more

Finkernagel Ross employee is our iPhone winner
24-06-2015
Our competition to win an iPhone 6 to help celebrate achieving LABC Registered Details proved popula... >> learn more

Smiling, passion and innovation make all the difference, customers tell us
05-06-2015
I’m one of a number of new recruits who’ve joined the sales team and, as part of my initiation proce... >> learn more

Shiny happy customers
22-05-2015
Even those of you who don’t watch TV very often will be aware of the Halfords adverts in which happy... >> learn more

Hybrid is so popular we’ve taken on some new faces to help share the Actis love
12-05-2015
Life at Actis has become increasingly busy since we launched our Hybrid range. Rather like real bre... >> learn more

Sales are going, literally, through the roof
28-04-2015
If you’re a conservatory owner you may have experienced the “too cold in winter, unbearably hot in s... >> learn more

Unexpected use of Hybris insulation
07-04-2015
So many weird and wonderful uses for the Hybrid range!

It’s amazing what people use our products ... >> learn more

Speed and ease of installation
24-03-2015
One would expect, as one who spends her working life talking about insulation to merchants and build... >> learn more

Link In with us
12-03-2015
Life at Actis has been phenomenally busy lately. And so we can share our news as speedily as possibl... >> learn more

Welcome to our blog
11-03-2015
Yes, we know you’ve been desperate to find out our views on issues of pressing importance to the con... >> learn more


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