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Insulating a loft

Posted in 'How-to' Guides, Energy Saving on October 1st, 2010 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

Insulating your loft correctly will not only save you money on your heating bills but also help the environment. The regulation depth for blanket insulation is around 30cm. A good approach is therefore to lay 15cm of insulation between the joists and a further 15cm layer across the top of the joists. To estimate the quantity you require, divide the loft area (in square metres) by the area of one roll, which should be marked on the roll packaging. However, you must check the depth of the rolls you are buying as blanket insulation can be sold in 5cm, 10cm and 15cm depths. read more »

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Eco-friendly loft insulation

Posted in Home Improvement Advice, The Guardian on June 20th, 2010 by Julian Cassell – Be the first to comment

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Eco-friendly loft insulation

The Guardian, Saturday 6 February 2010

I want to insulate my loft in an eco-friendly way, preferably with wool, but the entrance hatch is tiny and I don’t want to make it ­bigger. What’s the best alternative? read more »