Reduces heat loss – Because insulating materials are poor conductors, they reduce heat loss through conduction. The material also prevents air from circulating inside the cavity, reducing heat loss through convection. Loft insulation can help to reduce heat loss through the roof.
Reduces your heating bills – Learning how to insulate a roof – or at least the loft beneath that roof – could prevent a quarter of the heat from escaping from your home to the outside air. That’s how much heat is getting through your uninsulated loft, and it’s why the pigeons and seagulls on your roof have a smug look on their faces.
Keep your house warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer – Insulation keeps heat in during the winter and keeps heat out during the summer. We also use less fuel when we insulate our homes, which is better for the environment. Reducing energy demand is one of the most effective ways to combat climate change and protect the environment.
The government has focused for every house in the United Kingdom to have loft insulation where possible, as it helps to reduce heating demand in these properties. Homeowners benefit from insulation by having lower energy bills and a home that stays at a safer temperature for longer periods of time. Sustainability is very important to the government because it means that energy consumption (the time of day when gas/electricity use is at its peak) decreases – because each building requires slightly less energy. This means that no new power plants are necessary, leading to significant cost savings for the government!
270mm of insulation is required by current regulations. The required thickness should be verified to be sufficient based on the minimum surface temperatures. The approved thickness of loft insulation has increased significantly. The reason for the rise is concise: the thicker the layer of loft insulation, the vastly higher the energy savings!
Loft insulation is made from different types of materials. When deciding on the best loft insulation material for your project, you should consider price, usefulness and utilization. Loft insulation comes in a wide range of materials and compositions, ranging from traditional glass wool to sustainable, renewable wood fibre insulation, sheep wool and rockwool etc.
Glass fibre insulation is one of the most common materials used for loft insulation. The most significant advantage of glass fibre loft insulation is the low initial cost when compared to other materials. This is especially important for people on a tight budget.
Sheep wool also very high-quality insulation material suitable for all most all type of the building. As this is a natural insulation material it has high breathable capability. There for most of the old construction such as stone wall properties you may find this material.
insulating materials are poor conductors, they reduce heat loss through conduction.
We can provide loft boarding into lofts of all ages.
We supply and fit a wide range of high-quality loft ladders.
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we will only install loft hatches that match our stringent specifications.
Not all lofts are designed to maximize storage space.