How to Install Insulation

How to Install Insulation Insulation needs to be installed with careful attention to detail, as inappropriate or incorrect application will crucially decrease performance. For instance, failure to butt all ends and edges of batts to give a snug fit could mean that...

Different Types Of Insulation

Different Types Of Insulation The purpose of thermal insulation in a building is to regulate the internal temperature by minimising or stopping heat transfer through radiation, convection and conduction. Generally speaking, there are two different types of insulation...

Why is Insulation so Important?

Thermal insulation is a fundamental factor to achieve thermal comfort for occupants. Insulation reduces undesirable heat loss or gain and can lower the energy demand on heating and cooling systems. Insulation is the most effective way to improve the energy efficiency...

Thermal Comfort and Star Ratings

Thermal Comfort and Star Ratings As explained in our previous article: the perception of temperature is more important than the temperature itself, when it comes to comfort. In Australia, energy rating assessments are done pre-construction, assuming competent...

What is Thermal Comfort?

What is Thermal Comfort? Human thermal comfort describes the state of mind that expresses satisfaction with the surrounding environment and refers to several conditions in which the majority of people feel comfortable. The human body produces heat depending on the...