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A Guide to Building with SIMS by Quinn

 In the latest video from our Technical by Quinn Team, we look at the key component parts of SIMS by Quinn, our Super Insulated Masonry Solution. The solution comprises of two key component parts: on the inside, we have the masonry substrate, which is built using Quinn Lite thermal blocks;...

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Thermal Blocks for Thermal Bridging

Thermal Bridging: Which Blocks are Best?

 Thermal bridging occurs where there are breaks in the insulation in the fabric of a building and can account for up to 35% of a building’s total heat loss. Architects and designers often specify aircrete blocks, such as Quinn Lite thermal blocks, to effectively combat this heat loss. Quinn...

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Neil Smith Quinn Precast

Quinn Appoint New Precast Business Development Manager for GB Market

Quinn Precast continue to target growth in the GB market with the appointment of a new GB Business Development Manager, Neil Smith. Neil joins the company with 35 years’ experience in business development and sales in the offsite construction industry, including 21 years specialising in the precast...

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Quinn Lite aircrete blocks manufacturing

Energy Efficiency Improvements in Quinn Lite Plant

Quinn Lite have introduced a number of measures to reduce energy usage and waste in the manufacturing process of the aircrete blocks. The company reviewed their manufacturing process in a bid to determine where improvements could be made to ensure minimal environmental impact and maximise efficiencies....

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Quinn Rooftiles Charles Church Development

Quinn Rooftiles Maintaining Local Character with Charles Church

Project: Denewood, Ingleby Barwick Developer: Charles Church (Persimmon Homes) Roofing Contractor: ARC Leeds Ltd. Solution: Quinn Rooftiles, Locherne Range   Quinn Rooftiles Locherne Range was the rooftile of choice for Charles Church for a large development of residential properties at their...

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UKCW Awards Best Stand Quinn Building Products

Quinn Scoop Best Stand Award at UK Construction Week

 UK Construction Week proved to be hugely successful for the Quinn Building Products team who received the Best Stand under 100m2 Award at this year’s event. Nathan Garnett, UK Construction Week Event Director, presented the award to the Quinn team after the stand had proven very popular with...

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