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Architecture Expo 2017

Architects from across Ireland flocked to Dublin on Friday and Saturday last to attend one of the biggest events in their annual calendar, the RIAI Annual Conference and Architecture Expo (ArchiExpo), which was held in the RDS. For many Irish Architects, it’s an event which allows them to engage with...

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Taoiseach officially announces Quinn-Sponsored World nZEB Forum

The industry is awash with talk of nZEB (Nearly Zero Energy Buildings), and what the impact will be on Irish construction, and with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar officially announcing the upcoming Quinn Building Products sponsored World nZEB Forum, it seems the government also recognises the significance...

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How do I beat the PIR insulation shortage?

PIR in construction. In this previous video, we looked at EPS insulation as a very effective alternative to PIR in floor applications. We’ve also looked in this video at our Quinn Lite Accredited Construction Details, and how they can be used to significantly reduce thermal bridging, and with that,...

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Quinn Roodtiles Range and Colours

Why choose a concrete rooftile?

One of the main reasons to choose a concrete rooftile is cost. There are massive savings to be made using a concrete roofing tile compared to some of the other roofing alternatives. For this example, we will look at a fibre cement slate and a natural slate.

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Saving €1,200 per house with Quinn Building Products

    We work with architects and developers every day to help them save money, or improve the energy performance of their designs using our products. One particular house we’ve been asked to look at is a typical A3 rated, semi-detached house. The house is part of a large development of around...

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Do I need to coat Quinn Lite blocks in Bitumen?

  In the latest “Your Questions, Answered” video, we explore a common enquiry into our technical department relating to the use of our Quinn Lite thermal blocks below DPC, and if there is a requirement for tanking the blocks in the bitumous type substance for use in this application Full certification...

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