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Actis helps build Community Shed to boost neighbourhood spirit

A new community building aimed at enabling people to get involved in interesting pursuits while making friends is being built in Aberdeenshire – with help from insulation specialist Actis. The timber frame construction in Aboyne is part of the growing Men’s Shed movement – although this one will be open …

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Actis welcomes Ikea and Skanska’s planned low cost housing move to the UK

A plan by Swedish home décor giant IKEA and construction wizard Skanska to bring their low cost sustainable off site housing model to the UK has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The Scandi heroes will be championing their revolutionary BoKlok housing initiative at this month’s annual Chartered Institute of …

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Actis’ new regional specification manager and U-value Simulator

A newly appointed regional specification manager for insulation specialist Actis has already managed to save a customer more than £2,000 thanks to using a combination of his technical expertise and the firm’s online U-value simulator. Jason Docherty, who has managed branches of B & Q and Jewson in his 25-year …

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Continued rise in sales prompts Actis regional specification manager appointment

The Actis Hybrid range of insulation and insulating membranes is proving so popular – with sales showing considerable growth over the last three years – that the company continues to expand the team and has appointed a new regional specification manager to work with builders and specifiers in the South …

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Actis welcomes Archbishop’s project

A commission set up this month by the Archbishop of Canterbury to explore ways to address the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community will explore a Christian perspective on housing policy with a particular focus on providing …

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Swansea golf club is venue for LABC’s technical roadshow

Actis is joining the latest LABC technical roadshow when it travels to Swansea to share its expertise with builders, designers and building control teams in May. The session, on Tuesday May 14, is likely to be booked up well ahead of time if the success of recent events is anything …

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Actis offers free insulation CPD training at March LABSS general meeting

Insulation specialist Actis is among a number of construction industry experts to address the March general meeting of the LABSS in Stirling. Regional sales director Jemma Harris will talk to more than 40 building control officers and other senior LABSS members from councils across Scotland about addressing the performance gap …

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Actis backs minster’s call for ‘golden period of housebuilding’

Insulation specialist Actis, a supporter of speedy but eco-friendly and attractive methods of construction, says housing minister Kit Malthouse’s vision for a golden period of housebuilding is achievable. The minister was speaking recently at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) Better Design for Better Places conference in …

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Actis poised to present first two LABC regional awards of 2019

Insulation specialist Actis is preparing to present the first regional prizes to winners of this year’s popular LABC Building Excellence Awards Presentations will take place at 12 venues across England and Wales over the next few months, with the first glitzy soiree, for the central area, taking place on Friday …

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Offsite would help with Shelter’s three million social homes vision, says Actis

A report published this week by housing charity Shelter stating that three million new social homes are required in England over the next 20 years to solve the housing crisis will require practical as well as economic and political assistance, says insulation specialist Actis. Shelter’s 220 report “Building for our …

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