Types of Insulation
What is the best Types of Insulation for your home or office?
The most important aspect of improving the energy efficiency of your home is using the right Types of Insulation. When you insulate your ceiling, floors and walls, you retain valuable warmth in winter while keeping out the summer heat.
When it comes to choosing the best types of insulation, Insulation Australia are the recognised leaders in all residential and commercial Insulation. We have an enviable reputation in the industry for our superior products and unmatched attitude to service enabling us to ensure your home or office is:
- Comfortable all year round
- Enjoying reduced noise levels
- Achieving 45 to 55% energy savings
- Controlling condensation
- Environmentally sound
- Has the best types of Insulation installed
Benefiting from the right Types of Insulation
Insulation works by restricting the flow of heat or sound through walls, ceilings or floors, meaning that without it homes will require at higher heating or cooling costs as they lose crucial heat during winter and gain unwanted heat over summer
Heat and sound can pass through any substance, however, some materials provide more resistant than others. While metal, glass and air easily allow the transfer of heat or sound, materials such as animal fur, thick clothing, and even still air, are more resistant.
Materials known to significantly resist the flow of heat or sound are called insulators or insulation and are installed into ceilings, floors and walls to minimise the need for heating and cooling or to soundproof your home.
Tips for winter insulation
Having the right types of insulation in ceilings, under floors and in walls does not completely ensure your home will not suffer heat loss. To keep your house warm in winter, you also need to ensure large areas of glass, wall vents, and gaps and cracks in external doors and windows are appropriately covered or sealed to stop warm air from leaking out.
Tips for summer
To keep your home cool in summer, Insulation in the ceiling, floors and walls which should be combined with appropriate shading of windows and good ventilation to prevent hot air from entering and being trapped inside the home.
Thermal insulation is given an R value which measures the level of thermal resistance of the material. The higher the R value, the higher the level of insulation provided. It is important to consider the climate of your region before choosing the R value that is right for your home.
Our Insulation Range
At Insulation Australia we offer a variety of products to ensure you get the best solution for your insulation needs. Click on any of the following links for a more detailed description on our range of quality products to see the types of insulation , benefits and properties available.
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