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Premises Information Boxes (PIBs)

Changes to Approved Document B make these legally required in some buildings The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 will make it a legal requirement from 23 January 2023 for existing high-rise residential buildings in England to have a secure information box installed on the premises. Read more below or see details of our Product 85, […]

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Jubilee Bank Holiday Notice

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee marks a hugely historic moment in Royal British history, and the nation looks forward to an extended weekend to celebrate! Her Majesty the Queen celebrates over 70 years of service to the United Kingdom, and also the World. The Queen’s lifelong commitment to charities, organisations and community services is both influential […]

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Success at Firex International 2022

We’ve enjoyed sharing our passive fire protection knowledge with attendees at Firex International 2022 Envirograf extends their thanks to all those we came to meet and greet at Firex International 2022! Our new exhibition stand designed by ESM showcases our products, case studies, and also a video presentation of our latest projects and inventions. Be […]

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Fire Safety in Schools

Envirograf manufactures a range of products for educational buildings Educational building structures must comply with regulations outlined in Approved Documents of UK Building Regulations. This ensures that the internal and also external elements of school buildings are safe from health risks such as fire. How to Achieve Fire Safety in Schools Products we offer to […]

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Professional Vacancies at Envirograf

We are hiring at our headquarters in Barfrestone, Kent Our Current Roles Industrial Paint Chemist – The Industrial Chemist will be responsible for performing technical development and formulation of paint systems to a high standard. This role will support the achievement of the company’s business goals and objectives. Full description for the role is available […]

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International Firefighters’ Day 2022

Celebrating the lives and sacrifices of firefighters around the World A tragic incident on December 2, 1998, in Linton, Australia which saw the unfortunate death of 5 volunteer firefighters, led to the worldwide proposal of International Firefighters’ Day (IFFD). This day honours all those who have served or have given their lives in the fight […]

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We’re Currently Recruiting!

We are hiring at our HQ site in Barfrestone, Kent Recruiting Now We are currently recruiting for various positions at Envirograf, including within the office and on-site. Office Roles We are looking to hire urgently, and welcome candidates to apply for the following roles: Marketing Assistant – We’re seeking a full-time Marketing Assistant. Ideal for […]

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Risks from an Electrical Fault Fire

Fire safety tips to prevent an electrical fault fire in homes and buildings A recent house fire incident in Sittingbourne, Kent originated from an electrical fault, as reported by the local fire rescue services. Very often, electrical outlets become overloaded or dangerously exposed, causing overheating, electric shocks and furthermore, serious fires. Electrical faults The rise […]

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Bank Holiday Notice 2022

Deliveries will not be in operation on Good Friday and including Easter Monday This Easter bank holiday is fast approaching, and we wish to notify all customers that our delivery services will not be in operation during the Easter bank holiday dates (Friday 15th April and Monday 18th April). Please bear in mind that all […]

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Fire Safety at Heritage Sites

Historic and heritage buildings should be protected at all costs from irreversible damage caused by smoke and fire. Passive fire protection systems offer protection without affecting the appearance of the building, helping to preserve the historic appeal, as well as protecting it in an unfortunate case of a fire. Envirograf products that help to maintain […]

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Blaze at Aldgate Tower, London

The cause of the fire is yet to be established by investigators Fire erupted on the 17th floor of the high-rise at Aldgate shortly before 4pm on March 7th. Investigators are currently on the scene to confirm the cause of the fire, which resulted in hospitalisation for two people. London Fire Brigade (LFB) fled to […]

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Pancake Day Fire Safety

It’s Shrove Tuesday, and with a majority of us looking forward to tucking into some delicious pancakes today, it’s easy to forget the importance of fire safety on a day like Pancake Day. According to the GOV.UK Statistics for the financial year 2020 to 2021, the following shocking information was stated: Cooking appliances accounted for […]

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Insulated Eco Garden Offices

Pre-engineered eco panels for home office and garden studios The recent shift towards working from home, hybrid working patterns and flexible working hours can put even heavier demands on homes that already need to provide multi-function space for the busy modern lifestyle. A unique and cost-effective way to gain extra space, our eco garden offices […]

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Fire Safety in Residential Properties

Ensuring fire safety in residential properties is vital in protecting homes, livelihoods, and even lives. In the awful event of a fire, flames and smoke will spread at an alarming rate, therefore destroying everything in its path. Meeting the requirements of Document B – UK Building Regulations will guarantee fire safety. There were a total […]

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Exhibition Events 2022

As we delve into the new year, we here at Envirograf are particularly excited to be returning to exhibition events in 2022! Our passive fire experts are looking forward to meeting with you and will be on hand to discuss your passive fire needs and furthermore, introduce you to our incredible range of products. This […]

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Seasonal Fire Safety Tips this Christmas

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Over this year’s Christmas break, it is important to keep safe and be aware of the dangers that put lives and property at risk. Every year, local fire brigades tackle blazes that arise from domestic fires caused by multiple hazards at Christmas time. To ensure you remain safe this festive season, you can follow some […]

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Delivery Information Update 2021

Delivery Information and December Opening Dates We would like to advise you that the factory will close for Christmas after 22nd December and due to reopen on Tuesday 4th January 2022. Therefore, the Christmas collection/delivery schedule is as follows:• The last chance to place an overnight delivery will be Tuesday 21st December (for delivery on […]

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Why do we need Fire Testing?

Regular Fire Testing ensures that buildings meet regulations and certified passive fire products better protect buildings in the unfortunate event of a fire. Both residential and commercial properties should undertake regular testing to guarantee that fire protection systems are up to standard. It is similarly important that as a passive fire product manufacturer, we ensure […]

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What is Fire Safety Compliance

Does your building or property satisfy Building Control? UK Building Regulations regularly update the importance of Fire Safety Compliance and require that all buildings to have adequate fire protection to protect both property and lives. Regular fire risk assessments and monitoring of the quality of buildings ensure that no corner of a building remains unprotected. […]

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Fire Testing Aluminium Composite Panels

Testing fire resistance on 3mm aluminium composite panels with 0.2 skin and LDPE Core Our recent fire test on aluminium composite panels proved successful with the protection of our water-based, fire-resistant coating. The first test piece, held in a vice with 2 pieces of softwood on the back, tested the integrity of the composite panel. […]

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Envirograf Return to Exhibition Events

It’s great to finally return to exhibition events! Now that lockdown restrictions are lifted, we have been able to return to exhibiting products at numerous exhibitions across the UK. This past week we have been at the UK Construction Week exhibition in Birmingham. Our passive fire protection experts thoroughly enjoyed their time at this years […]

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Fire Stopping Elements

The installation of fire-stopping products provides effective passive fire protection for buildings of all types. Installing the correct products ensures that buildings meet the criteria of Document B – UK Building Regulations. In the event that the requirements of Document B and UK Building Regulations are not met, you may be served with an enforcement […]

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Fire Safety Door Upgrading

In light of Fire Door Safety Week, it’s imperative to comply with UK Building Regulations in delivering high quality, fire-resistant doors for buildings and properties. Envirograf manufactures an intumescent door upgrade kit to assist with upgrading doors to 30-60 minute Fire Door ratings. Paints are delivered to numerous project sites, and works are carried out […]

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UK Fire Incidents March 2021

Fire Rescue Services (FRSs) respond to thousands of fire incidents every year, with a large number of incidents not being directly linked to fires. Fire incidents will often lead to casualties, and in worst-case scenarios fatalities where occupants are unable to escape ravaging smoke and fire. All building structures must be in compliance with UK […]

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Fireproof Innovation and Climate Change

Climate change is a crisis the UK is unable to ignore. In recent years, the impact of construction on climate change has affected atmospheric temperatures, increased the risk of flooding, and caused the destruction of natural habitat areas through the consumption of resources, poor design, and land degradation. Currently, the housing crisis present in the […]

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Envirograf Exhibition Events 2021

After a lengthy delay due to national lockdown restrictions, Envirograf are excited to announce attending numerous exhibition events across the UK. Envirograf at Timber Expo 2018 We will be attending: The Fire Safety Event on 7th September in Birmingham Home Building & Renovation Show on 24th-26th September in London Timber Expo on 14th-16th October in […]

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Envirowall Eco Panel Video

Envirowall eco-home burn test successfully ran for 50 minutes. We are still in the production development stage of producing a sustainable, fire-resistant eco panel to use for residential buildings, and beyond. The event saw a number of fire officers, contractors, architects and more who observed the benefits of our eco panels and fire retardant products. […]

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Envirowall Eco House Post-Event News

As a response to the Grenfell tragedy, Envirograf has manufactured fire-resistant panels for the purpose of constructing eco-homes and flats. As part of a large-scale fire test, we constructed an eco-house made of these prefabricated panels to demonstrate its fire resistance and integrity. The panels are manufactured with MDF board, insulation slabs and mastic adhesive […]

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Values of Ventilation Fire Protection

Homes and buildings require the installation of ventilation systems to improve air quality, reduce smoke levels, and moderate internal temperatures. Stale air is removed to allow fresh air to enter, whilst also removing excessive moisture to reduce condensation dampness. Passive fire products offer effective protection against ventilation systems at high risk of causing fires. Further […]

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Open Day: Envirowall Eco-house Test

We are hosting an Open Day on the 22nd July 2021 at 10AM. We invite you to attend our Eco-house Burn Test at our premises in Barfrestone, Kent (CT15 7JG). Panels are manufactured with insulated slabs adhered between timber panels and coated in fire-resistant paint. They slot together to create structures from a single-storey height […]

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Book your CPD Training Course

Envirograf offers a free CPD training course to tradesmen and other construction professionals looking to widen their knowledge of installation and purposes of passive fire products.  Each session provides an educational insight of fire products by a spokesperson, with videography of products in action. A visual fire demonstration of how intumescent works are performed in […]

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Open Day: Fire Testing Envirowall® Ecopanel

Envirowall ® – a fire-resistant eco panel that offers effective passive fire protection, thermal performance, as well as sound absorption. Over 50 experimental tests have been carried out for Envirowall® eco panels, achieving 133 minutes fire integrity, insulation and load-bearing. Acoustic performance tested in accordance with BS EN ISO 10140-2:2010: 45 (-2;-7) dB. Achieving a […]

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New Fireproof Prefabricated EcoHouse

We have been routinely testing a Fireproof Prefab EcoHouse, built using Envirowall – a unique new eco-panel system suited for building bungalows, houses and block of flats. This unique unit has taken 2 years to develop, design and test. The panels are completely fire-resistant tested to over 3 hours which will not burn inside or […]

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Upgrading Doors with Fire Products

Fires can occur suddenly and spread rapidly throughout buildings and properties. The importance of installing fire doors is to compartmentalize fires before they become out of control and spread. Inhaling harmful smoke is also a leading cause of fatalities in a blaze, therefore the need to prevent smoke and fire is imperative for all buildings. […]

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Championing St Margaret’s Cricket Club

Supporting local Club House, St Margaret’s Cosmopolitan Cricket Club Envirograf® proudly sponsors the St Margaret’s Cricket Club and Dover Cosmopolitan’s Cricket Club, a clubhouse whose sports members compete in the Kent Regional League as well as holding friendly sides. Its ample playing fields hosts many bat-and-ball games, creating a sense of fun and entertainment for […]

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Passive Fire Protection for Plumbing

Importance of Passive Fire Protection for Plumbing In recent years, there has been a high record of fire incidents occurring within bathrooms and wetrooms. Without adequate fire protection, fires become out of control and quickly ravage entire structures, risking terraced and neighbouring properties. Water pumping systems rely on durable, reinforced pipeworks that are protected from […]

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Fire Protection for Plumbing Services

Passive fire protection is vital for every room of a home or building, with bathrooms being no exception. We manufacture passive fire products designed to protect plumbing services. Overheated extractor fans, faulty lighting wiring and ventilation grilles are all possible sources of fire outbreaks within bathroom spaces. Our diverse range of passive fire products are […]

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Passive Fire Protection for Electricians

Fire Protection for Electrics The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 is an essential document that set out the regulations to be followed when in contact with electrical equipment. Where required, the document is updated to improve the safety of installation operations and living standards. In more recent news, the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring […]

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What is Fire Stopping?

Fire-stopping is a form of passive fire protection that creates a seal around openings, gaps and spaces in rooms of a building. Creating a seal impedes fires from spreading between compartments, effectively blocking ravaging flames and smoke from spreading. We manufacture patented passive fire products which effectively prevent the spread of fire between building compartments, […]

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Fire Protection for Electrical Services

Envirograf continues to manufacture new products to provide effective passive fire protection for electrical equipment. Overheated electricals cause serious fires within homes and buildings, however installing intumescent products provides protection against these fires. Fire protection for electrical services is essential for ensuring homes are safe from overheated equipment.

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Business Operations at Envirograf

We are continuing business as normal throughout the lockdown period. The safety of our staff and clients are our highest priority, and we have swiftly adapted to creating safer office operations ensuring safe distances are adhered to. Any orders placed online or by telephone are being handled as quickly as possible. For any business enquiries, […]

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Advantages of Fireproof Paints

Our range of fireproof paints are suitable for various surfaces, offering up to 30 minutes of passive fire protection. Our fireproof paints are available as a primer, base coat and top coat to protect materials from fire damage. Call our offices on 01304 842 555 to enquire about our fireproof paints and how they can […]

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Opening Hours December 2020

Envirograf opening hours are between 7am to 6pm on weekdays, and also 7am to 1pm on Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays and will process orders the following business day. Our offices will be closed during the holiday season from the 23rd December until 4th January.

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Security & Fire Excellence Awards Results 2020

The Security & Fire Excellence Awards Virtual Event 2020 started with an entertaining, collaborative performance of Wonderwall (by Oasis), sung by a number of companies joining the event. Hosting the virtual event was prime-time television presenter, Stephen Mulhern, sharing a handful of his dazzling magic tricks before announcing this year’s winners. The full list of […]

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CPD Fire Training

Envirograf® hosts regular CPD training at our office based in Dover, Kent to provide knowledge as well as practical installation and use of passive fire products. We cover the basics across all of our 200+ products, including videos of products in action and case studies. Our in-house fire specialist will also demonstrate how our products […]

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Benefits of Envirograf® Cavity Barriers

Advantages of Cavity Barriers Our range of cavity barriers are suited for all buildings types, providing fire protection solutions and more to cavity spaces within buildings. Cavity barriers can be installed horizontally or vertically, dependent on requirements, with some options being manufactured with intumescent. The purposes of cavity barriers vary and may be designed specifically […]

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Business Update: Coronavirus

Business Update In relation to the Government’s latest announcement regarding coronavirus, Envirograf will be continuing business as usual. Any customer enquiries or orders by phone or online will be processed accordingly with delivery times scheduled as normal. We’ve taken appropriate measures on-site to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors. Sanitiser is available throughout […]

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Historic Buildings, Parks & Gardens Exhibition 2020

Virtual Exhibition 2020 Envirograf are eager to announce participating in this year’s Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens virtual exhibition on 10th November 2020. This unique online exhibition offers an alternative experience of networking with professionals as well as visitors with an interest in heritage buildings, assets and specification. You can find our online exhibition information […]

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Property & Home: Working with Martin Roberts

We have been working with Martin Roberts in his exclusive publication Property and Home. Martin Roberts is TV and radio’s best-loved property guru, co-host of BBC’s Homes Under the Hammer and host of Talk Radio’s Home Rule With Martin Roberts, presenter of BBC’s Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and How to Survive the […]

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Security & Fire Excellence Awards Finalist 2020

  Envirograf are thrilled to announce our Fire Project of the Year submission for Judd House has been chosen as a Finalist for the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2020. This year’s ‘virtual’ awards will bring together a host of Construction and Health & Safety professionals working towards building safer, economical, sustainable properties and units. […]

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Fire Standards: Protecting Property Protecting Lives.

Envirograf explain passive fire and how it relates to fire standards and their products. Why is passive fire protection important? Passive fire protection systems are built into all construction parts of a building such as the walls, floors, ceilings and doors, etc.  The purpose of passive fire protection systems is not to extinguish a fire […]

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UK Fire Statistics & Envirograf® Solutions

The UK Home Office released a detailed analysis on the latest UK Fire Statistics. The documents call attention to the numerous dangers of fires within dwellings and other properties. These dangers included misuse of appliances, cooking appliances, accidental and malicious fires, and smokers’ materials. The document also covered fire rescue response times and fire fatalities […]

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We are currently recruiting

Envirograf are currently recruiting! We are currently seeking a Technical Fire Consultant to be based at our Barfrestone office. Apply here:-https://www.jobsinkent.com/job/1664104 We are also seeking an Export Admin Clerk to be based at our Barfrestone office. Apply here:- https://jobsinkent.com/job/1664370 Applicants with experience and knowledge within these roles will be reviewed for immediate consideration.

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Firoblok testing at Oldbury Fire Station

As part of our continuous innovation and development of products, Envirograf® were invited to test their Firoblok® intumescent sleeves at the Oldbury Fire Station alongside construction and fire safety professionals. The Firoblok® intumescent sleeve wrapped around the flue pipes measuring at 100mm and 107mm, and finally placed within a block cavity. Filled with kindling, the on-site […]

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Update on Delivery Information

COVID-19 NOTICE In order to protect delivery drivers and customers alike from risk of infection whilst delivering parcels our carriers are approving a temporary change to pod signature requirements. The change comes in to immediate effect. This will mean the drivers may place the parcels on the floor and stand back 2m and explain why […]

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London Fire Brigade – BBQ Fires

Dangers of unattended BBQ Fires on Balconies In relation to the fires that we have seen in the last 6 months including the recent blaze in south east London that was attended by London Fire Brigade. Envirograf would like to remind people about the dangers of naked flames and embers left on balconies from using […]

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Business Update: Open for Business

  We are monitoring the Coronavirus situation and following all government and health advice.   We have decided to reopen our business. Get in contact for enquiries and orders.

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Help us to help the NHS

Can you help us and the NHS? Please contact us on 01304842555 if you know of anyone with Medical graded PU Cloth.   We have designed a product to help the NHS in this battle against Coronavirus, however we are struggling to find the material to manufacture it. Please help us so we can help […]

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Envirograf Closed: Coronavirus COVID19

  Following the prime ministers address to the nation on 23rd March 2020, we have taken the decision to temporarily close Envirograf from 5pm on the 25th March 2020.   We have temporarily closed as the health of our customers and colleagues is our top priority and we are committed to playing our part in […]

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Business Update: Coronavirus COVID19

Following the government announcements, we would like to emphasize that the safety of our customers, colleagues and community is our highest priority.   We are monitoring the Coronavirus situation and following all government and health advice.   We currently remain open for business.

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We will be exhibiting at Build It Live this year both north and south.

SOUTH EAST Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th FEBRUARY 2020 KENT EVENT CENTRE KENT SHOWGROUND, KENT, ME14 3JF STAND NO: D11   NORTH WEST Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd FEBRUARY 2020 EVENT CITY, MANCHESTER M41 7TB STAND NO: B47   FREE ticket link: https://builditlive.co.uk/free-code-both-2020/ Promotional code: SENWBIL291  

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Exhibitions we will be at for the remainder of 2019

UK CONSTRUCTION WEEK – TIMBER EXPO – NEC BIRMINGHAM TUESDAY 8TH –THURSDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2019 STAND NO: T212   ————————————————–   HISTORIC BUILDINGS, PARKS AND GARDENS EVENT 2019 THE QUEEN ELIZABETH CONF CTR, BROAD SANCTUARY, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, SW1P 3EE TUESDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2019 STAND NO: G72   ————————————————–   HOMES UK 2019 EXCEEL LONDON, ONE […]

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We will be at Housing 25 -27 June 2019

STAND NO: C30

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We will be at Firex 18 – 20 June

STAND NO: FX435

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Exhibition Announcement for Birmingham

We are delighted to announce that we will be in Birmingham at the NEC for The Fire Safety Event from the 9th – 11th April   Please feel free to come and visit us to ask any questions that may concern you and we will be more than happy to assist you in finding the […]

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Upcoming Exhibitions in 2019

Envirograf will be attending the following upcoming exhibitions:   BUILD IT LIVE – North West SATURDAY 23RD  – SUNDAY 24TH  FEBRUARY 2019 EVENT CITY, MANCHESTER STAND NO: B47 ————————————————— LANDLORD EXPO 2019 TUESDAY 2ND APRIL 2019 EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTRE, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND STAND NO: TBC   ————————————————-   THE FIRE SAFETY […]

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Envirograf Attending Two Build It Live Events in 2019

We are delighted to announce that we will be at the following two events: BUILD IT LIVE (SOUTH) 2019 SATURDAY 9th & SUNDAY 10th FEBRUARY 2019 THE KENT EVENT CENTRE, DETLING, KENT   Stand No: D11       BUILD IT LIVE (NORTH WEST) 2019 SATURDAY 23rd & SUNDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2019 EVENT CITY, MANCHESTER   […]

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Homes Exhibition 2018

We are at Homes Exhibition 2018 on Wednesday 28th November at Olympia in London. Find us at stand H131.

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Historic Buildings, Parks and Garden Event

We are at Historic Buildings, Parks and Garden Event on Tuesday 13th November at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London. Find us at stand G72.

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Timber Expo 2018

We are at Timber Expo 2018 on Tuesday 9th October – Thursday 11th October at the NEC Birmingham. Find us at stand T537.

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Housing Exhibition 2018

We will be exhibiting there from Tuesday 26th June – Thursday 28th June 2018.  Stand No: G34. Why don’t you come and visit us.

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FIREX INTERNATIONAL 2018

We are at Firex International 2018 on the Tuesday 19th June – Thursday 21st June at the Excel, London.

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MATERIALS FOR ARCHITECTURE 2018

Come and see us at the Materials For Architecture 2018 show on Wednesday the 25th April – Thursday 26th April 2018 Earls Court, London. Stand number 17

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See Us at The Listed Property Show 2018

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Envirograf® Fire Protection Gaskets

Have you complied with the new EN test legislation for fire protection gaskets in electrical boxes? Are your boxes missing the necessary fire protection gaskets? If the answer is YES, let us demonstrate to you what you need to do in this short, dynamic video. The European and British test legislation requirement specifies that all types of recessed electric boxes must have fire protection gaskets fitted […]

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Intumescent Paint

Intumescent Paint achieves UL Certification

Canada and the USA are very important in the market development plans for the Envirograf® brand.   We began an enthusiastic product development program in 2014, aimed at achieving an Underwriters’ Laboratories (UL) qualification for a selection of Envirograf® protective coatings.   We have been working closely with Underwriters’ Laboratories in Canada, the USA, and […]

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Hoverboard charging cover for fire protection

New Product Update – 159

We’ve developed a new product which would prevent hoverboard fire to spread whilst charging. https://envirograf.com/product/hoverboard-charging-cover/    

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Bluewater show in 2016

Visit us at Build It Live exhibitions

We will be exhibiting this year at two Build It Live events. Bluewater, Kent      6 – 7 February Eventcity, Manchester      20 – 21 February Please click the link below to register for your free ticket and visit our stand: http://builditlive.co.uk/fwexh16/  

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