VolkerLaser were among the winners at the INCA (Insulated Render and Cladding Association) Awards held in London last night (Thursday) as they won the Domestic Refurbishment - High Rise category.
The award was presented in recognition of their work to install external wall insulation (EWI) to three 12 storey blocks of flats that make up Worcester High Rise in the St John’s area of the city. The works improved the thermal performance and appearance of the 244 flats and will save each property around £145 per year in fuel costs and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 610kg.
The judges recognised the challenge of insulating the buildings without placing any additional load on the existing brickwork whilst also being impressed with the subtle light to dark colour feature on the façade.
The INCA Awards demonstrate the vital role for that EWI plays in improving the energy efficiency of buildings, lifting households out of fuel poverty and transforming local communities.