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Farrat A2 fire rated structural thermal break material TBF achieves BBA certification.

28th May 2021

Following its launch as the first A2 rated limited combustibility structural thermal break material in 2020, Farrat TBF has now been certified by the BBA, alongside its market-leading [...]

Passive design vs. Sustainable design – what’s the difference and can we help you achieve both?

10th May 2021

Building design and construction professionals are increasingly looking to design & deliver buildings in a more environmentally friendly manner.  The UK government recently set an ambitious target to reduce [...]

Bespoke designed acoustic floating floors at the Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel

5th May 2021

Farrat are excited to see our market leading floating floors being rolled out at a new luxury hospitality development, the Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel. The hotel [...]

New Starters at Farrat

27th Apr 2021

At Farrat we're always looking to find new people that are eager to join us on our mission to delight our customers.  We're excited to introduce four new [...]

Thermal Isolation 101

8th Apr 2021

A simple guide to U-value measurement in construction   What is it? A U-value is a sum of the thermal resistances of the layers that make up a [...]

Why people are building above railway stations

1st Apr 2021

In 2020, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick published proposals for more changes to the planning system, with the aim of encouraging more house building in city centres and above [...]

Chatter_Detect 101

30th Mar 2021

A simple guide to the Farrat Chatter_Detect system   What is Chatter_Detect? Chatter_Detect is a stand-alone PC-based post-process roll surface inspection system, used for the detection of regular [...]

The journey to achieving non-combustibility in Structural Thermal Breaks

18th Feb 2021

Fire continues to be a critical talking point within the UK construction industry, with every Grenfell revelation deepening the questioning of received wisdom on the material choice and [...]

Farrat Academy – Engineers on a mission to help homeschool with STEM

15th Feb 2021

At Farrat we have a team full of people passionate about STEM. During Lockdown 3.0 we understand that home-schooling was tough, but maybe you've got a taste for [...]

Farrat creates holistic solutions for new London residential scheme Ashley Road East

11th Feb 2021

Ashley Road East (ARE) is a new 183-unit mixed-use development located in Tottenham Hale, set to play an important role in defining the area’s regeneration with the construction [...]