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Monolith are manufacturing and supplying bespoke brick slip systems for Four Twelve Homes new-build development, currently underway in Hampshire. Ready for late 2021, all nine properties will be completed with our rapid-fit, panelised cladding system BrickPlus: Pro, a...
Passivhaus – ‘Passive House’ – is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world. At the time of writing, over 30,000 buildings had been designed and built, with the majority of these arriving in the 21st Century. Passive House standards are simple in their approach: build a house that has excellent thermal performance, exceptional airtightness and mechanical […]
ICF – what is it? ICF stands for Insulating Concrete Form. It is an energy efficient building method which creates insulated structural walls for residential and commercial buildings. Imagine stacking giant, hollow, steel reinforced Lego blocks made from Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) to create the exterior walls of your house. Once you’ve finished joining them all […]
Following another successful brick match for a client in Surrey, it’s been pointed out to us just how important a service like bespoke brick matching really is. Traditional clay bricks are formed, then kiln fired in batches and produced in various quantities. To ensure there is a sufficient amount to complete the project, brick quantities […]
Offsite construction – the updated term for ‘prefabricated’ – seems to be having a real renaissance at the moment, and it’s easy to see why. Known to many in the UK as the housing style that sprang up in volume after the Second World War, ‘prefabs’ were the answer to a need following bombing raids […]