We are a well-established Irish EPS manufacturer with nationwide coverage who can deliver best in class, bespoke insulation solutions to the building and construction industry. We are better than the competition. We do this by investing in product innovation, training and our people so that we can work knowledgeable, efficiently and in partnership with our customers to deliver the right product, at the right time, to the right location, thereby saving time, money and wastage which is good for our customers and the environment.
KORE are leaders in innovation. We are investing heavily in the future of nZEB (nearly zero energy building) and other low energy building methods, ensuring our products continue to meet changing building regulations and the demand from the marketplace. Our technical team are working hard on new products and services that bring solutions to problems facing the industry. For over 20 years we have been developing products manufactured from EPS – including our insulated foundation system which was used on the largest Passive House development in Ireland to date. We invest in new tools which make our customer’s jobs easier, including BIM object files for a wide range of KORE products, and services such as thermal modelling, U-value calculations, Psi & fRsi calculations and continuing professional development courses.
Our dedicated technical team bring new and exciting ideas to fruition so that we can continue providing industry leading EPS solutions now and into the future.
KORE offer free CPD seminars for a number of our products – including the basics of EPS. In addition, our KORE Fill Cavity Wall Insulation network of installers are fully trained and approved to offer KORE Fill. The KORE Academy will offer training courses on a number of our solutions that can be accessed on any internet connected device. Shortly will will offer RIAI accredited courses and a roadshow to make our training services available to all areas of the country.
Our sales, technical and marketing departments have decades of combined experience in the insulation and construction industry. We offer a full technical back up regardless of the size of the project. This includes U-value calculations, thermal modelling details at common junctions, condensation risk analysis, Psi and fRsi values, accredited construction details and on-site support. These services are offered to all our partners at no additional cost.
We’re available by phone, email and even live chat on the website. When you call KORE you are immediately connected to a person – with no phone systems to navigate. We price every quotation request to the individual project plans that you submit. Whether you’re a BER assessor, developer, architect, engineer, contractor or self builder, we understand the needs of our customers. We offer technical back up to help plug knowledge gaps, quality – ensuring our solutions meet the exact specifications, delivery ensuring we deliver the right product, to the right place at the right time and flexibility – working within short deadlines and demanding environments.
KORE was the first company in Ireland to achieve ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems certification. Many of our products are NSAI Agrement Approved – including KORE Fill, KORE Floor and KORE Lock, with additional products currently in the pipeline for approval. KORE is Guaranteed Irish, and members of many national associations including the Irish Green Building Council, National Insulation Association of Ireland and the National Insulation Association in the UK.
Orders dispatched are only of the highest quality. We achieve this by testing and auditing our products on a consistent basis. What’s stated on our Declaration of Performance certificates are what our customers receive – every time.
We’ve learned that forming partnerships with our customers is the best way to do business. Our customer’s success is our success. We’ve assisted dozens of companies in securing tenders for government and private contracts, provide learning and knowledge days when products and regulations change, communicate with our partners when mutually beneficial opportunities arise and consistently look for feedback on how we can work better, together. Collaboration is the key to success and we’re here to help in any way we can.
KORE is committed to the environment and sustainability. We employ lean manufacturing at our 45,000 sq/ft state-of-the-art facility in Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan and hold ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems Certification. We’ve upgraded our facilities to reduce waste, water usage and energy and we recycle off-cuts and waste as standard procedure. The product itself is made from 98% air, is CFC and HCFC free, chemically inert and will last the lifetime of the building when used as insulation. In December of 2018 we’ll have a full lifecycle analysis on our products with complete Environmental Product Declarations – helping you achieve LEED, BREAM and other industry certifications with ease.
At KORE we have a commitment to corporate social responsibility. KORE works closely with the local community on a number of schemes, including the Better Energy Communities Scheme, Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme, Deep Retrofit Pilot Scheme and Better Energy Homes Scheme. We have provided deep retrofit services to able to pay, those facing or already experiencing energy poverty, and have achieved energy ratings as high as A1 as a result. This includes both project management and consulting services.
In addition, KORE sponsor numerous events and charities that benefit the local community on a consistent basis, including local athletic clubs and non-profits. KORE employs many throughout the local community both directly and indirectly.
Best in Class Team
At KORE we’re a team that works together to offer our customers the best experience possible. Whether you’re a self builder purchasing insulation for a new build, or a developer looking for an innovative solution on a large-scale project, we have the resources, experience and industry knowledge to deliver a high quality product on time and to the exact requirements.
In 2018, KORE won the Most Innovative Company of the Year and overall Company of the Year at the Cavan Business & Tourism Awards 2018, were finalists in the Small Business Category at the SEAI Energy Awards 2018, and won the Energy Efficiency Project of the Year at the Property Industry Excellence Awards 2018.