We were thrilled to be a part of this
flagship BSF project in Birmingham. It was
a great opportunity to demonstrate how
effective our Ecomin 300 system can be.
The architects for this project, Archial Group, specified that
approximately 2000m2 of Ecomin 300 was required for
this project at HML school (which is a combination of three
schools – Holte, Mayfield and Lozells). This insulation was
chosen because it is a thermally-efficient, durable solution
that will help to create an enhanced learning environment
Ecomin 300, with the incorporation of mineral wool
insulation, offers a high level of reinforcement and
impact resistance, as well as increased fire resistance and
improved thermal performance. It is also water-repellent,
meaning it offers excellent weathering and durability
throughout the seasons. The system can be used in
conjunction with a wide variety of finishes, textures and
colours, as in this case ensuring each school maintained its
The Ecomin system is ideal for
educational buildings, and
our design and the technical
team worked closely with the
architect, Bovis Lend Lease
contractors, and applicators
MPG Façades, to ensure that the
project was delivered smoothly.
The system that we integrated at the school included
mineral wool being connected to the substrate using
Armatop MP adhesive and a mechanical fixing. We then
added to this with Armatop A Basecoat and universal mesh,
followed by the top primer and decorative render finish.
The environmentally-friendly finish worked well with the
wood façade and general design of the schools.