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The Technical by Quinn Team has further bolstered their expertise with two team members recently qualifying for the NSAI Approved Thermal Modellers Scheme. Raymond O’Reilly and Charlie Kane both completed exams recently to achieve their qualifications, with Raymond completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Thermal Bridge Assessment in Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and Charlie successfully […]

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The insulation industry has been no doubt affected by events in recent years, with a growing demand for reassurance that insulation products meet the highest standards. Builders Merchants are certainly in need of some surety to give them the confidence in recommending insulation products to their customers. The British Board of Agrément (BBA) have taken […]

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The Irish construction industry is awash with talk of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings, or nZEB. The new standards are partially in place already with all public buildings built after 31st December 2018 required to meet the standards. The next stage is the rollout to all buildings to comply with nZEB standards, the milestone date for […]

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The shortlisted finalists in the British Precast Awards 2019 have been announced and Quinn have been named among the finalists in two separate categories. Quinn Building Products have been shortlisted in the Digital Transformation Award category for the Quinn Safety Hub which was launched in 2018. Quinn Precast have also been named as a finalist […]

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Quinn Precast have achieved certification to ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management Standard. The certification represents the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S) and was introduced in March 2018. Through a rigorous two-phase auditing process, Quinn Precast have demonstrated that they meet the robust standards required to achieve the certification, […]

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There is some confusion in the Irish market about the requirement for a 13N thermal block and our Technical by Quinn team have received a number of enquiries about a 13N Quinn Lite block. In our latest Your Questions Answered video, Jason Martin of our Technical by Quinn team addresses these queries.  Why specify […]

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Quinn Building Products have announced a new partnership with Ecological Building Systems to deliver a Nationwide CPD Tour of Ireland. The tour will cover 25 venues across the country this year, beginning in Cork on 17th April. The CPD events will include two CPD seminars, nZEB Made Simple from Quinn Building Products, and Airtightness & […]

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In recent years there have been changes to the British and Irish standards regarding the fixing of Rooftiles, and our Technical by Quinn team receive a number of queries about these standards. Ollie Fay, our resident Rooftiles technical expert explains the requirements in our latest Your Questions Answered video.  Roof Fixing Standards The British […]

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The Technical by Quinn Team attended Architecture Expo 2018 and Buildeng 2018 in recent weeks to promote SIMS by Quinn (Super Insulated Masonry Solution) and the full range of Quinn products. Architecture Expo is one of Ireland’s largest construction sector exhibitions and runs in partnership with the Royal Institute of Irish Architects’ annual conference in Dublin’s RDS. […]

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Quinn Precast Case Study: Beaulieu Park Schools

Quinn Precast were selected to manufacture and install the Precast Stairs and Hollowcore flooring at the new Beaulieu Park School in Essex, which consists of four buildings constructed on a 12 Hectar complex. The school is Essex’s first ‘All Through’ School featuring nursery, primary and secondary schools all on the one site and has been […]

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