NECS Blog, FAQs and Advice

Below you will find articles on recent NECS News, FAQs and Advice to help where needed, as well as further information of some of our products and services, including conservatory roofs, Liniar roofs and more.


Government Introduces Conservatory Ban

Summers in the UK are predicted to reach an astonishing 40 °C (104 °F) one day. As such, legislation is being brought in that mean the installation of conservatories – as part of any newly built home – will need to show they do not create excessive solar gain....

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What Net Zero Means for UK Homeowners

As the debate around the climate situation increases, the UK government has set out a new target for a greener, more sustainable economy. Under the Net Zero Strategy introduced in 2021, the entire UK economy will be decarbonised, leading to net-zero carbon production...

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Supply of Raw Materials Slowing COVID Bounceback

The combination of lockdowns, stay-at-home orders and the lack of travel has provided Brits with an increased appreciation for the comfort of their living spaces. Previously, in our blog, we discussed the 59% of Brits that intend to undertake home improvements in...

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Will a SIP Extension Just Look Like a Conservatory

SIP extensions can be made to look like a conservatory or a traditionally built extension, it all depends on your design and external and internal finishes. There aren’t any limitations when it comes to external finishes for a SIP extension, you can use timber...

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Why Should We Invest in A Guardian Roof?

Many reasons: The Guardian Warm Roof was the first fully insulated, lightweight Solid Roof system on the market and is not just the market leader, it’s also the most popular warm roof in the UK. A Guardian Roof will extend your living space and increase the value of...

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How Big Can SIP Extensions Be?

A SIP extension can be as big or as small as you like. New build properties are now being constructed using prefabricated Structural Insulated Panel Systems.

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How Long Will SIP Extensions Last

In the USA SIP and Timber constructed buildings have been used for many years and in Scandinavia for over a hundred with no adverse effects seen. As long as your SIp extension is dry and airtight there is no reason it won’t last the time a brick house does.

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What Guarantee Do Homeowners Get with a Guardian Warm Roof

Guardian has guarantees on the materials they supply to their network of 23 fabricators (the manufacturers). The UK fabricators actually build each tailor-made roof in their workshop before supplying it to the local installers (Team Guardian members). The external...

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