Insulation for residential and commercial properties is available in a variety of thermal resistant materials.
Most effective when installed in the walls, flooring and roof space and ceilings the help to reduce heat loss during winter, whilst keeping your home cooler in summer by slowing the heat transfer from the roof or walls into the living areas.
Insulation effectiveness is evaluated by its r-value, and it’s important to understand its value when choosing the most appropriate product.
In simple terms the r-value is an indication of the thermal resistance properties of the product, ranging from between 1 and 4, the higher the number the greater the heat resistance.
Higher rated products are more energy efficient, and when installed correctly your roof and ceiling insulation can save you up to 45% on heating and cooling, plus you can save an additional 20% on energy consumption when wall insulation is installed.
There are many benefits to installing insulation.
You will save money on energy cost, your house is more comfortable, warmer in winter, cooler in summer, it improves your fire safety, and helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The two main types of housing insulation are reflective and bulk. Roof sarking is a reflective insulation