Jablite is the UK's largest producer of EPS products for insulation and civil engineering applications

Achieving BREEAM

BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) sets the standard for best practice in sustainable design and in the measurement of a building’s environmental performance. BREEAM enables developers, designers and building managers to demonstrate the environmental credentials of their buildings to clients, planners and other parties.

You can find out more about BREEAM here

BREEAM, MATERIAL 04 INSULATION

In this category, the specified aim of BREEAM is to “recognise and encourage the use of thermal insulation which has a low embodied environmental impact relative to its thermal properties and has been responsibly sourced.”

It is a pre-requisite of BREEAM that any new insulation specified for use within the following building elements must be assessed:
1. External walls
2. Ground floor
3. Roof

EMBODIED IMPACT

Jablite insulation products are made from EPS which has been given an A+ rating by the BRE.

The calculation of embodied impact relative to thermal performance is a function of the material volume (for each build), its BRE Green Guide Rating and its thermal conductivity.

The thermal conductivity of our products is available on both the product packaging and on relevant product technical datasheets which can be found on this website.

RESPONSIBLE SOURCING

Jablite insulation products are manufactured in factories which are ISO 14001 certified and Jablite purchases raw material from suppliers who are ISO 14001 certified.
Key Process (Insulation Manufacture)
ISO 14001: Certificate Number EMS 559414

Supply Chain Processes (supply of materials for end products)
ISO 14001
Certificate Number NL 015213-1