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Actis welcomes appointment of  government’s MMC champion

The appointment of construction industry renaissance guru Mark Farmer as the government’s champion of Modern Methods of Construction has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. “The author of the ground-breaking, government commissioned Farmer Review of the Construction Labour Model, which called on the industry to ‘modernise or die’ in 2016 …

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Actis CPD at football ground thermal efficiency conference

Architects, developers and surveyors will be given a chance to learn about the latest developments in the thermal, acoustic and HVAC sectors at a free conference later this month at Bournemouth Football Club. Delegates at the TEAC(H) – Thermal Efficiency, Acoustics and HVAC – conference on Wednesday September 25, will …

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Actis director chosen as Women in Construction Ambassador

Actis regional sales director Jemma Harris has been chosen as a Women in Construction Ambassador by London Olympia’s London Build Expo. Harris, who heads up the sales team in the Northern half of the UK, will be among scores of women selected to help drive equality and diversity within the …

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Actis prepares for autumn LABC technical roadshow

Actis is speaking at the first LABC technical roadshow of the autumn when it will share its expertise with builders, designers and building control teams in Bristol. The free session, on Thursday September 26, is likely to be extremely popular and, if it follows the trend set by previous seminars, …

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Actis’ CPD Module gains 50% Popularity

Take up of Actis CPD sessions has increased by around 50 per cent since last year – and architects and building control officers are now clamouring for more training from the insulation specialist. Growth in the popularity of the module, which looks at how reflective insulation can address the performance …

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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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