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The top 5 questions asked by engineers when specifying structural thermal breaks

15th Mar 2022

The ability to transmit structural loads whilst addressing thermal performance through a building envelope has long been a difficult balance for building designers. The weight of decision has [...]

Farrat at the META Cinema Forum 2021 – an ongoing strategic partnership

20th Sep 2021

Farrat have worked closely with cinema operators and contractors across the Middle East and Saudi Arabia over the last few years to build the cinema market from the ground up. Since the lifting [...]

Farrat reduces spoilage and increases productivity of a Cupper Press within a £115M can making facility in Europe

26th Jul 2021

A Cupper Press was recently installed in a new can making factory in Europe, which was built near to commercial and office buildings in the surrounding area. Following [...]

INWED 2021

23rd Jun 2021

Let’s Talk: International Women In Engineering Day 2021 (IWED)   This week, in celebration of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) - a global awareness campaign launched by the Womens Engineering [...]

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 [...]

On a Mission: to Lapland and back before the Christmas Holidays!

24th Nov 2020

We’re excited to announce that Farrat have embarked on a virtual expedition to Santa’s Village in Lapland, all in aid of charity. Our team and their families will [...]

Important CEO Update 21/10/20

21st Oct 2020

Farrat undergoes third generation family buyout with Oliver Farrell as new Group CEO. Following 60 years of success as a family owned and operated engineering company, Farrat Isolevel [...]

The role of specifying: can structural thermal breaks become a doorway to design freedom?

7th Oct 2020

Its long been recognised that thermal bridges in building envelopes can cause problems of heat loss and mould growth, leading to poor energy performance, interstitial condensation and unsightly/unhealthy [...]

Evolving the way we deliver CPD: online learning built around you 

5th Oct 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has presented many challenges for those who deliver CPD training. Like many providers, Farrat are exploring alternative ways to engage with our clients and adapt [...]

Passive House Certification for Farrat TBK Structural Thermal Break Plates

17th Sep 2019

Farrat TBK Structural Thermal Break Plates have been granted a ‘Certified Passive House Component’ by the Passive House Institute. Passive House is the standard for energy efficiency, granting [...]