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20 results found sustainable construction

10 . Oct . 2018
Sustainable construction: the role of cork

Cork is one of the main materials that have been gaining prominence in the area of sustainable and eco-efficient construction.

Articles 24 . Oct . 2019
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Cork for a greener and more sustainable home

If you are looking for eco-friendly and sustainable construction materials, cork can be the solution.

31 . Oct . 2018
22 . Oct . 2021
25 . Jul . 2017
Materials

Technical sustainable solutions with high performance and durability for demanding construction systems

25 . Jul . 2017
News 27 . Sep . 2019
News
Awarded with RIBA's Stephen Lawrence 2019, the Cork House project paves the way towards a more sustainable architecture by reducing the numb…

A house built almost entirely from cork, with low carbon emissions and whose components are recyclable at the end of its life cycle. This is the proposal from a group of British architects to promote ideas about the environmental impact of the construction industry. Created by Matthew Barnett Howlandwith Dido Milne and…

Mobility 02 . Feb . 2023
Mobility
Cork technology is making an important contribution to a cleaner, greener shipping industry, with IMO compliance. Because their main constit…

Amorim Cork Composites primary deckings has the IMO/MED Wheelmark certification that guarantees the ongoing commitment to product quality and safety to customers for sea-going yachts, offshore and passenger vessels including cruise ships

09 . Aug . 2019
intro- Insulation boards

Particularly suited to application on walls (exterior, interior and cavity walls), cork boards, using different materials, represent a solution offering ecological and sustainable construction with excellent thermal and acoustic insulation properties.

25 . Jul . 2017
Long term durability with easy installation

The use of Amorim Expandacork will provide a positive contribute allowing the construction elements to contract and expand, consequentely avoiding cracks and lowering its maintenance ratio. Selecting the right material to apply to expansion joints is critical to ensure safety and durability in construction. Cork-based…

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
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About Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites is a world-renowned company with a long legacy of achievements in aerospace, transportation, construction and sustainable green products using cork. At our Innovation and R&D centre, we are always searching for new and high performance solutions.

28 . Mar . 2018
Prime building materials are cork-based

Cork-based materials have become prime building materials in world-class projects such as these buildings. In addition to the quality of the material and its insulation properties, such buildings have to comply with green construction and sustainable building principles and efficient use of natural and energy resources…

22 . Oct . 2021
Prime building materials are cork-based

Cork-based materials have become prime building materials in world-class projects such as these buildings. In addition to the quality of the material and its insulation properties, such buildings have to comply with green construction and sustainable building principles and efficient use of natural and energy resources…

30 . Oct . 2018
Window frame applications

Providing comfort with reduced energy use is the real energy benefit of efficient window assemblies. Low U-factors (rate of heat loss) are required to reduce heat loss through window assemblies, especially in colder climates where larger window assemblies are used for greater sunlight exposure. The U-factor performance…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of carrying capacity

Lightweight construction with cork technology reduces the deck weight of passenger vessels by 30% to 50%, thereby enabling a larger passenger and/or cargo capacity. Depending on their objectives and requirements, ship operators can use this weight advantage to enhance equipment, comfort, catering or on-board entertainm…

Articles 13 . Dec . 2017
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About Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites is a world-renowned company with a long legacy of achievements in aerospace, transportation, construction and sustainable green products using cork. At our Innovation and R&D centre, we are always searching for new and high performance solutions.Targeted towards the LVT flooring industry’s ne…

Notícias 17 . Apr . 2019
Notícias
Intro 2

Designed in compliance with stringent fire, smoke and toxicity standards, ACM52 has exceptionally low thermal conductivity, thereby offering damping performance with acoustic benefits. Extremely lightweight – it is 2 to 5 times lighter than conventional decking – it provides comfort and performance while reducing the c…

Articles 07 . Jan . 2020
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When cork is not visible in a Go4cork product, this seal guarantees that it is present in the right quantity to offer the best results.

Cork is a very special material. Natural and eco-friendly, it is fully reusable and recyclable, making it a sustainable and environmentally friendly option. Along with benefits for the planet, it has unique features that also make it special for people. Reliable, durable and highly versatile, it can be used to create f…

Articles 09 . Aug . 2019
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Let us introduce you to Go4cork, a new brand of DIY cork products created especially for people who are always thinking of the next project for renovating or decorating their house or office, but are also concerned with the environment and value responsible consumption. With Go4cork it’s so easy to make small changes o…

Articles 16 . Sep . 2019
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Step 1: Go4cork products are produced mainly with unused cork from the cork stopper industry. When we think about cork, we almost automatically think about cork stoppers. However, the production of cork stoppers uses only around 30 % of this raw material. It was precisely to give new life to this industry’s unused cork…

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