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Galaxy Technical Services provides the complete construction solution through compliant, cost-effective and impartial technical guidance and services.

We aim to provide all-in-one compliant and cost-considered solutions, working to your preferred build methods, to select product solutions that are readily available for prompt delivery.

Across the business we have experienced, knowledgeable and qualified experts across multi disciplinary sectors, such as fire protection, thermal, acoustics, render, flat roofing, interiors, facades and groundwork engineering, who work collaboratively to navigate the often conflicting regulations and guidance.

Markets

  • Residential (Dwellings, Apartments & Mixed-Use developments)
  • Non-Residential (Education, Commerical, Health, MOD/ MOJ)
  • Specialist Markets (Offsite manufacturing, Timber frame, Park Homes, Groundworkers,
    Flat roofing)

Benefits

  • Compliant calculations, specifications and building regulations guidance.
  • Save time and money on consultancy fees – all aspects of insulation: thermal,
    acoustic and passive fire protection considered.
  • Minimising costs – through our value-engineering skills; linking compliant
    specifications with cost-effective/ readily available materials.
  • Knowledgeable technical and sales team – offering impartial and innovative
    solutions.
  • Specify from extensive range of products available for prompt delivery.

Thermal

  • Building Regulations Guidance
  • Product suitability and specification
  • U-value’s
  • SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure) and PEA (Predicted Energy Assessment)
  • Energy Performance Certificate
  • Thermal Bridging Psi-value calculations (2D & 3D)
  • 3D U-values
  • Part G water efficiency calculations
  • SBEM*
  • Condensation Risk Analysis (Glaser method/ WUFI simulation calculations)
  • Overheating calculations (TM52 & TM59)
  • Air Permeability testing
  • Ventilation testing

Acoustic

  • Acoustic RD or PCT specification for party walls &/or floors
  • Predicted sound insulation calculations (INSUL)
  • Acoustic reports and specifications
  • Reverberation calculations
  • Accredited third party sound testing (Impact, airborne, reverberation and
    vibration)

 

Passive Fire Protection

We offer fire tested solutions and information for Structural, Compartmentation & Service Penetrations applications:

  • Review of Fire Stopping requirements and systems for building services
  • Review of Rainscreen & Curtain Wall Fire Barrier solutions
  • Tool box talks / installation review for Rainscreen and Curtain Wall Barriers
  • Risk and Liability education sessions
  • Technical Assessments supported by system manufacturers

 

Facades

We offer the support and supply of full façade through-wall system components including:

  • Façade design and panel Optimisation
  • Static wind-loading calculations
  • Pull-out testing
  • 3D U-value calculations and Condensation Risk Analysis
  • Acoustic reports

 

Groundwork Engineering

Support with:

  • Waterproofing design.
  • Gas Membrane: SI report work, specifications and validation.
  • Design of Gabion baskets.
  • Geogrid: Working platform, structure & temporary road designs.
  • Erosion Control: Structure and slope stabilization design.

 

Building Pathology

  • Building condition surveys
  • Intrusive and non-intrusive investigation
    • Water ingress
    • Screed and concrete coring
    • Examination and laboratory analysis
  • Remedial advice
  • Corrosion condition assessments
  • Fire damage assessments

*Please note, additional charges may apply, supported by our accredited service providers.

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Contact us

Please contact us at technicalservices@galaxyinsulation.co.uk or please complete the form below…





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