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U Value Insulation are not just another insulation supplier.

architect smThe nature of our business allows us to work with the key players in the construction industry. Insulation is not a standalone building material. Choosing the right insulation products should be considered carefully prior to commencement of any construction project. Designers seek our technical advice at the early stages to ensure the right solutions are specified.

We work closely with architects and building design teams to ensure the right materials are selected for each application for floor, walls and roofs. Our technical knowledge and hands on practical experience in the construction industry allows us to offer unbiased cost effective insulation options.

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Our extensive product range includes:

  • Floor
  • Wall: Cavity
  • Wall: Dry Lining
  • Wall: External
  • Wall: Timber Frame
  • Roof
  • Air Tightness
  • Breathable
  • Acoustics
  • Fire Proofing
  • Soffit Lining
  • Plasterboards
  • Laminate
  • Cladding
  • Drywall
  • Ancillary materials
 

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Sample: U Value Calculation

Element type: Roof - Pitched roof - insulated slope, sloping ceiling
Calculation Method: I.S. EN ISO 6946

225mm Roof Rafters @ 400mm centres

 Layer  d (mm) λ layer λ bridge  Fraction  R layer  R bridge  Description
           0.100  Rsi  
 1 62.5  R-value   2.339      PIR Insulated Plasterboards
 2              Airtight membrane
 3 180  0.034  0.130  0.110  5.294  1.385  High Performance Glasswool 34
 4 45  R-value          Air layer ventilated
 5 0.5  0.210          Breathable roofing membrane
 6 25  R-value          Air layer ventilated-Timber battens
 7 15  1.000          Roof tiles or slate
  ______     0.100 #     Rse
  328 mm
(total roof thickness)   
    7.833      

 # this resistance substitutes for Rse and the resistance of layers 4-7 because of the ventilated air layer (layer 4)

 Total resistance:   Upper limit: 7.059   Lower limit: 6.578   Ratio: 1.073   Average: 6.819 m²K/W

 U-value (uncorrected)      0.147

 U-value corrections
 Air gaps in layer 3    ∆U = 0.000    (Level 0)
 No fixings in layer 3
 Total ∆U          0.000
 U-value (corrected)      0.147

 U-value (rounded)      0.15 W/m²K

 

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