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Case Study – The Gabels

The installation of Passivfloor shows the impact tailored solutions can have in the residential sector.

Project gabels: Driving Efficiency and Client Satisfaction with Passivfloor


Yarm, a thriving town renowned for its residential appeal, served as the backdrop for a strategic Passivfloor installation project aimed at enhancing both comfort and efficiency. This endeavour underscores the business potential of delivering tailored solutions to meet the evolving needs of discerning clients in the residential sector.

Project Scope:

The Gabels’ residential project encompassed a comprehensive Passivfloor installation across various floors:

Ground Floor:
  • Cemfloor Therm: Selected for its superior thermal conductivity and stability.
  • Insulation: Implemented to optimise energy efficiency and reduce heat loss.
  • DPM (Damp Proof Membrane): Vital for preserving structural integrity and preventing moisture ingress.
  • Nu-Heat 14mm Fastflo Clip UFH System: Installed for uniform heat distribution and enhanced comfort.
First Floor:
  • 14mm Fastflo in Suspended Timber Floor with Clippaplate: Chosen for its compatibility with suspended timber floors, ensuring efficient heating without compromising structural integrity.


  • Balancing the Gabels’ comfort requirements with the imperative for energy efficiency.
  • Ensuring seamless integration of Passivfloor systems with the existing infrastructure.
  • Addressing potential logistical constraints during the installation process.


Customised Design Approach:

  • A meticulous assessment of the Gabels’ residence facilitated the tailoring of Passivfloor solutions to their specific needs. This involved precise measurements, structural analysis, and consideration of environmental factors to deliver optimal results.
Collaborative Implementation:

  • Close collaboration between the project team, contractors, and the Gabel family streamlined the execution of the installation process.
  • Regular communication and feedback channels ensured any concerns or adjustments were promptly addressed, fostering a partnership-driven approach.
Quality Assurance:

  • Stringent quality control measures were enforced to uphold the highest standards of craftsmanship and performance.
  • From materials selection to installation techniques, meticulous attention to detail was paramount to deliver superior results and enhance long-term client satisfaction.


Enhanced Client Satisfaction:

  • The Passivfloor installation significantly enhanced the Gabels’ residential experience, demonstrating the business’s commitment to meeting and exceeding client expectations.
Operational Efficiency:

  • By minimising heat loss and optimising heating distribution, the installation contributed to reduced energy consumption and lower utility costs, positioning the business as a provider of sustainable solutions aligned with client needs.
Business Growth Opportunities:

  • The successful execution of the Passivfloor project for the Gabels strengthens the business’s reputation for delivering innovative, high-quality solutions in the residential sector, paving the way for future growth and expansion opportunities.


The Passivfloor installation for the Gabels in Yarm exemplifies the business potential inherent in providing tailored, energy-efficient solutions to discerning clients in the residential sector.

By prioritising client satisfaction, operational efficiency, and innovation, the project underscores the business’s commitment to delivering tangible value and driving sustainable growth in a competitive market landscape.

As a leading company in high-quality floor and wall systems, B&K Systems offers a one-stop shop for the installation of large and small commercial and residential projects alike.

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