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Passive Purple & Rockwool

Passive Purple and Rockwool® officially verified as the perfect low energy building combo

Recently, through the Building Physics, Construction and Services research unit at Ghent University’s Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Passive Purple and Passive Purple External were put to the test. Passive Purple was applied on concrete block walls with Rockwool® RockSATE Duo Plus insulation panels to assess the impact of different installation support anchors. Rockwool® RockSATE …

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What's the difference between internal and external vapour control?

What’s the difference between internal and external vapour control?

If you’re building to Passivhaus standards, you will need to adopt airtightness and vapour control to ensure you reduce air leakage and thermal bridges in the building. This strategy is at the core of Passivhaus standards, but there are a few ways builders have approached this over the years. Traditional airtightness methods have used silicone, …

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What is airtightness and how is it used for eco-buildings?

What is airtightness and how is it used for eco-buildings?

With the UK committed to going net zero by the year 2050, all industries are going through somewhat of an evolution, assessing what new steps will need to be taken to comply with this commitment. In the building industry, that means building environmentally friendly structures that are designed to minimise environmental impact and maximise efficiency …

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Passive Purple External is LABC approved

Passive Purple External is LABC approved

The team at Passive Purple are proud to announce that the Local Authority Building Control LABC) has approved Passive Purple External, confirming its compliance in accordance with English and Welsh Building Regulations. Awesome news, right? But what does it mean? LABC is an impartial organisation that delivers building control services throughout England and Wales. They …

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