Showcasing innovative products and technologies
The BRE Innovation Park @Ravenscraig has already attracted interest from more than 150 organisations that are providing innovative products and technologies for use within the demonstration buildings, or within the landscape.
The BrickShield product incorporates a Rockwool insulation board, covered in brick slips to provide a traditional brick finish. This external insulation is used in combination with cavity wall insulation on the rear of G1 and F1 in the Refurbished House to provide maximum thermal performance.View Product
CoolZone ceiling tiles incorporate BASF Micronal phase change material (PCM) into Armstrong’s plain metal ceiling tiles. The phase change material encased in the cassette stores and releases large amounts of energy, reducing cooling costs and maintaining a comfortable temperature within a building.View Product
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) has been used to create an internal feature wall within the Visitor Centre. CLT is an engineered timber product with good structural properties and low environmental impact (where sustainably sourced timber is used). It can provide dry, fast onsite construction, with good potential for airtightness and a robust wall and floor structure suitable for most finishes internally and externally.View Product
A reAqua grey water recovery system collects waste water from the first floor bathroom’s shower, bath and basin and treats the water so it can be used for toilet flushing. Heat is recovered from the waste water and used to pre-heat the water in the hot water cylinder.View Product
TimberTech’s composite material is made from a variety of cellulose materials and polythene. These materials would otherwise be hard to recycle but through the manufacturing process all contaminants are removed, so the decking can be fully recycled at the end of life.View Product