Premium performance rigid phenolic insulation from market leaders Kingspan Insulation was chosen for the captivating City Lofts mixed-use development which has become a key contributor to the major rejuvenation programme of the Liverpool Docklands area.
The new build development, which is situated in a prime location overlooking the River Mersey and adjacent to the Royal Liver Building, comprises 162 one and two bedroom apartments within linked 20 storey and 10 storey towers, offering dramatic waterfront views, secure parking and retail and leisure facilities within close walking distance these apartments offer a new level of city centre living.
Firesafe Installations, Liverpool, specified and installed a total of 1,000 square metres of Kingspan Kooltherm K10 Soffit Board* on the roof of the underground car park to thermally insulate between the car parking, service/loading bays and the first floor.
Paul Hilditch of Firesafe Installations said "Our client was looking for the thinnest way of achieving the insulation and Kingspan Kooltherm K10 Soffit Board was ideally suited for the job as it is able to meet the insulation in the thinnest possible panel and met the fire performance (spread of flame) standards required whilst offering the finish of choice."
Kingspan Kooltherm K10 Soffit Board is a premium performance rigid phenolic board, designed for use under structural ceilings (soffits) The lightweight product achieves a thermal conductivity as low as 0.021 W/m.K and addresses the stringent safety requirements of a public building with a Class O / Low Risk fire rated insulation core and negligible smoke obscuration. The product, which is CFC/HCFC-free and has zero Ozone Depletion Potential, is also unaffected by air movement and is resistant to the passage of water vapour.
Kingspan Insulation offers an extensive range of insulation solutions for both newbuild and refurbishment projects. Specifiers, stockists and contractors are supported with a comprehensive and free technical advisory service.
* Please note that Kingspan Kooltherm K10 Soffit Board is no longer available for specification. Instead please refer to the lower-lambda Kingspan Kooltherm K110 Soffit Board.