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Curbing energy waste in buildings must drive new energy efficiency proposals

The European Commission’s ‘winter package’ of energy proposals, due before the end of 2016, will be multi-faceted and wide-ranging, but Knauf Insulation only wants one thing — an ambitious commitment to tackling energy waste in buildings.


“Europe must put energy efficiency at the heart of any future decisions on our energy system and that means a historic commitment to stopping energy waste and improving Europe’s buildings this December,” said Sîan Hughes, Director of External Affairs for Knauf Insulation


Speaking on the occasion of Renovate Europe Day, Sîan stressed that an ambitious Europe-wide building renovation programme would have a positive impact on Europeans for generations to come.

“Buildings account for 40% of Europe’s energy use and 36% of its emissions. A genuinely visionary Europe-wide renovation programme will cut energy use and honour international climate commitments and, perhaps more importantly, create millions of jobs and drastically improve livings standards for …

Best of Knauf on display at the Offsite Construction Show

Back by popular demand, Knauf, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of lightweight building materials, will return to the Offsite Construction Show this week, displaying a number of its innovative products at the largest show dedicated to offsite construction in Europe.

Knauf will occupy stand D28 at the Offsite Construction Show, across two days at ExCel London, both today and tomorrow. Last year, thousands of attendees to the Offsite Construction Show saw and heard first-hand how Knauf’s range of products and systems are assisting in the growth of the modular and offsite construction sector.



With increased demand for affordable homes across Britain, offsite construction is seen as a solution to the needs of the country.

There will be plenty going on at the Knauf stand for attendees passing by including live demos of the new Knauf Readymixed Finishing Solutions on the hour, as well as further demos on request.

For interested parties who are not able to attend in person, Knauf will pr…