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Reduce noise transference with CaberAcoustic

Designed to reduce both impact and airborne transmitted sounds, Norbord’s CaberAcoustic chipboard flooring panel is specified by the UK’s leading housebuilders and contractors for both domestic and non-domestic applications. The portfolio comprises 28mm and 32mm variants of tongue-and-grooved particleboard panels with a 10mm sound reducing layer bonded to the underside. This specially-designed layer, made in the UK from recycled felt, ...

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Norbord helps create GMDL Construction’s bespoke dream homes

Large five-bedroom, two-storey home, with a modern open plan living, dining and kitchen space and integral garage, from GMDL Construction; starring Norbord’s CaberDek and SterlingOSB Zero. Creator of beautiful dream homes, GMDL is a family-run architecture and construction company which has been operating in Lanarkshire, Scotland, since 2008. Director, Louise McKay, explains the business, “It all began with an idea ...

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Norbord leads the way with carbon negative status

Norbord now holds a net carbon negative status across all its products and operations, locking up more CO2 than it emits. Leading the way in tackling the issue of climate change, the company’s four European sites and three product ranges sequester a total of 1.1 million tonnes of carbon annually. While carbon neutrality means that an activity releases net zero ...

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Clever SterlingOSB Zero Fire Solutions from Norbord

Leading wood panel manufacturer, Norbord (www.norbord.co.uk), has developed SterlingOSB Zero Fire Solutions to help housebuilders reduce the risk of fire spreading to neighbouring buildings during construction. The Structural Timber Association produces guidelines for reducing fire spread in large timber frame buildings during construction before fire resistant finishes have been put in place. The guidelines require builders to reduce potential radiant ...

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Sustainable homes from InstaHaus and Norbord

InstaHaus  has built an enviable reputation by designing and creating bespoke, relocatable timber homes using the highest quality, sustainable materials.  From garden annexes to holiday lodges, InstaHaus hand-builds every house in its Somerset workshop in 8-10 weeks and, depending on site conditions, can deliver and install within as little as 24 hours. With the ability to transport houses all over ...

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Shed loads of help from Norbord

The Inverness branch of Men’s Shed has been busy restoring a former 1930’s pavilion in the grounds of Millburn Academy into a new home for the group. Fundraising for the £115,000 renovation project had been hampered by the pandemic, but a donation of SterlingOSB Zero by Norbord from the nearby plant in Inverness enabled the group to re-open and get ...

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Building in wet weather? Use CaberShieldPlus and you can “fit and forget” says Cartwood UK.

When Horsham-based construction, renovation and oak framing company Cartwood UK was ordering materials for its latest project, merchant D W Nye Ltd of Kingsfold, Horsham suggested trying Norbord’s CaberShieldPlus. Peter Woodley, co-owner of Cartwood, certainly wasn’t disappointed with the results!  “It is the first time we have used a fully waterproof system like this on our developments.  We were impressed ...

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Norbord

Norbord is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engineered wood-based panel products. Our products, all FSC certified, are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture sectors. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberWood MDF and CaberFloor are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders and specifiers.

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Smart work from Norbord

Sanjit Dosanjh, Norbord’s National Sales Manager for UK & Ireland, on helping the builders’ merchants sector through current challenges and beyond It’s obvious, and well-documented, that the nature of lockdown, Furlough, safe distance protocol and new remote ways of working have meant that all companies must adapt and operate new practices in order to succeed in today’s new world. What exactly does ...

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Where quality matters, Bishopstone Homes can rely on CaberDek flooring

Devon-based luxury housebuilder, Bishopstone Homes, is currently creating Amberley Gardens, in Kingsteignton, Devon.  When completed, the development will consist of seven Georgian-style five-bedroom, top-end detached houses. Creating high quality homes demands high quality, reliable materials and Bishopstone has once again chosen Norbord’s CaberDek flooring panels for the intermediate floors. Sam Bishop, Managing Director of Bishopstone Homes, particularly likes the strong ...

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