Why Just Adding More Insulation is not Enough!

There is one big fact is that you can’t accomplish the kind of energy efficiency you would like by simply adding more insulation. You need an air barrier to stop uncontrolled air leakage. Over 30-40 percent of the cost of heating and cooling a building is lost to uncontrolled air leakage. As well as costing … Read more Why Just Adding More Insulation is not Enough!

What about Ceiling Insulation?

The reasons for installing ceiling insulation are widespread. With this sort of insulation there are several reasons why you would want this depending on the building type and roof construction. For example if you live in a multistory apartment building you may need to install ceiling sound insulation to reduce the amount of noise coming … Read more What about Ceiling Insulation?

Green Home Green Planet

The heading “Green Home Green Planet” is not what you think, a bash about environmental responsibility, although it comes naturally when considering insulating your home. Just think of the direct benefits of doing this (Reduced costs and more comfort) and that you are indirectly reducing the affect on the planet. Did you know that there … Read more Green Home Green Planet

Is Insulating Underfloor a Good Thing?

With today’s emphasis on saving energy (which includes saving of money) why don’t more people think about insulating underfloor.  Insulation has become foremost in our minds. Even if we are just interested in saving money or increasing our comfort we can contribute to reducing carbon emissions into our atmosphere as well. In this article we … Read more Is Insulating Underfloor a Good Thing?

Saving Energy with Effective Storage Tank Insulation.

There are many reasons why one should think about storage tank insulation. Storage tank insulation is effective in keeping heat in, heat out, cold in or cold out. It also helps to keep the contents at a constant temperature when the process warrants its. This is especially important with wine contained in wine vats where … Read more Saving Energy with Effective Storage Tank Insulation.

Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam Insulation

You may have come across these two terms, open cell foam and closed cell foam whilst researching spray foam insulation and wondered. what is the difference and when should I use one over the other? First lets start with an explanation of the structure of both. Open cell foam Insulation. You probable are already aware … Read more Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam Insulation