BOPAS and the offsite minimum standards

BOPAS is so important to our industry as we progress in to a new era of high quality, high demand housing, education and healthcare. As everybody will tell you we are at a crossroads with the last recession having cut deep into the trades pool that the industry can...

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Sips and Offsite Construction

With demands for new homes showing no signs of abating Matthew Evans, Technical Manager at Kingspan TEK, looks into the opportunities presented by offsite construction. In February, the government’s housing white paper identified the need for greater innovation within...

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Kingspan Flat Roof Build Ups

When building a flat roof, it is vital that a degree of falls is built into the construction to ensure rainwater run-off. The definition of a flat roof, according to BS 6229, is “having a pitch less than 10o to the horizontal.” However, some in the industry would...

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Build It Awards Shortlist

We have been shortlisted for the two awards:   Best Sip House Best Offsite House   Well done team!

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SIP Build UK Awarded BOPAS Certificate

Andrew Thompson Operation Director collected our BOPAS certificate at a breakfast meeting at Lloyds Register in Fenchurch Street, London. Commenting Andrew said how delighted we are to be the first SIP provider that has achieved this prestigious standard of...

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Record demands in SIPs leads to six-figure investment

SIP Build UK, the country’s leading structural insulated panel contractor, is investing a six figure sum in the creation of a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Wakefield and creating a number of jobs following a record year and growing demand for modern methods...

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SIP Build achieves BOPAS Accreditation

SIP Build UK are pleased to announce that they have worked through the BOPAS process and have achieved accreditation. The process involved an evaluations by Lloyds Register Energy and BLP Insurance.  SIP Build staff were then tasked with ensure that all comments and...

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SIP Build returns from two successful shows

SIP Build UK have successfully completed two more shows in the last month. We've been at the Home Building and Renovating Show at the NEC Birmingham and Grand Designs Live in London.  Again we have had an increase in visitors to our stand and enquiries being sent...

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Starts, Completions and Planning Permissions Up

New home planning permissions in England have reached their highest level since 2008 according to figures released by the Home Builders Federation and Glenigan today. And government statistics also released today show that both starts and completions of private sector...

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