Loft Insulation Manchester
Choosing the right loft insulation is one of the most cost effective ways to make your home more energy efficient. Icynene is the world leader in spray foam products having developed the first 100% water blown spray foam.
When applied between rafters, it seals the home creating an air tight warm roof structure, expanding 100x its sprayed depth to fill every corner of a buildings envelope. Icynene open cell water blown foam is fully breathable at 0.0049lsm2 allowing all timbers to breathe and helping prevent condensation.
In laboratory conditions, the diffusion of moisture through gypsum board was measured by natural diffusion. When a small hole is made in the wall, the amount of moisture that passes through it is multiplied by almost 100! Therefore, it is essential to limit air leaks in buildings. Studies by the Canadian Government have showed that the consumption of energy (and thus, heating) is directly related to the air tightness of a building.
A balanced construction system is like a chain of elements (links) assembled to optimise energy consumption. If one of these elements is defective, then it can be enough to break the balance. For instance, poor air tightness may cancel out the benefits of quality insulation and oversized heating equipment will not necessarily help create a more efficient or “better” building system.
Effective insulation is often overlooked, even in new build properties, and as a result cold drafts push up through gaps in the floorboards, around skirting boards and any holes made for central heating pipes or electrics, causing higher heating bills, uncomfortable drafts and can also be responsible for excessive noise penetrating the property.
Why use Icynene Spray Foam Loft Insulation?
Does your property suffer from any of these issues:
- High energy bills
- Heat loss
- Mould or damp
- Noise pollution
- Irregular temperature