Over the past 35 years our range of innovative and economic products has seen us become market leaders in the thermal and acoustic insulation fields. We have produced more than 1 billion square meters of product, we hold more proprietary Robust Details than anyone else and we supply the biggest house builders in the UK with thermal and acoustic insulation.
2015 – Thermal Economics win the Barratt Developments PLC Supplier Excellence Award for Product Innovation.
2013 – Robust Detail E-FC-16 is released, which includes a new product Isorubber CC3, it is the first soft covering Robust Detail to provide 3 Code for Sustainable Homes credits on a pre-cast plank floor.
2012 – Thermal Economics celebrates their 30th anniversary and release Robust Detail E-FC-14, the first under screed construction to provide 3 Code for Sustainable Homes credits.
2010 – Alreflex Platinum and Alreflex Ultratherm become the first rigid board insulations to gain BBA certification as both a cavity rainwater barrier and cavity wall insulation.
2008 – Our sister company Environment Economics Ltd is founded as an independent consultancy providing energy related services such as SAP, Code for Sustainable Homes and planning reports.
2008 – Robust Detail E-FC-10, which includes Isorubber Top, becomes the first Robust Detail to provide 3 Code for Sustainable Homes credits.
2004 – Robust Details are accepted as an alternative to the pre-completion acoustic testing required under Approved Document Part E of the building regulations. Thermal Economics gain Robust Details candidate status for the construction that would later become Robust Detail E-FC-4, the most used separating floor Robust Detail to date.
1993 – Alreflex 1L1 and 2L2 become the first insulation products ever to gain BBA certification as both a cavity rainwater barrier and cavity wall insulation.
1992 – The release of the Approved Document Part E regulations in 1992 sees the introduction of a new acoustic product range.
1982 – Thermal Economics Ltd is founded by two engineers with a background in the construction industry specializing in low emissive foil insulations.