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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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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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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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We’ve recently introduced SIMS by Quinn to the marketplace and have several enquiries about the new system for our Technical Team. Jason Martin has headed up the development of SIMS, and provides details of the systemitself and its benefits in our latest video.  What is SIMS by Quinn? The term SIMS stands for Super […]

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The face of Irish construction is changing, with pressure on Architects, Specifiers, Contractors, Builders and Manufacturers mounting to provide more housing, better, faster, and cheaper. The challenges are not insignificant. The housing crisis certainly demands that we embrace rapid build solutions, but we cannot afford replicate the mistakes of the past, sacrificing quality and performance […]

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   We’re aware of a perception in the Irish market that thermal blocks are all much the same, and there is a belief that if a particular thermal block is specified on a plan, it’s perfectly fine to use another thermal block in its place. It’s a practice that we know is happening on […]

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What is nZEB and what does it mean for me?

Our technical team have recently received enquiries about nZEB, with uncertainty about what it means for Irish construction. So our Specification and Product Development Manager, Jason Martin, outlines what nZEB is and what it means for those who are challenged with meeting the new standards in our latest video. nZEB Origins nZEB stands for Nearly […]