Cavity Wall Insulation
Cozy Green Homes uses a high quality Bonded platinum insulation bead which is injected
into the cavity wall of your home. An advantage of using this insulation method
is that it greatly improves the U Value of your walls, therefore reducing the heat
which is lost from this element. This improvement greatly reduces your heating bills
as 35% of your homes heat is lost through the walls. The process involves the following
steps and is usually completed in one day:
â¢ Drilling 22mm holes to the external leaf of the house
â¢ Inject the bonded platinum bead and an adhesive
â¢ The holes are then finished to the nearest match possible of your exterior finish
Cozy Green Homes uses different types of attic insulation which is of a high quality
standard. CGH will assess your homes individual requirements and advise you the
home owner of the most efficient insulation method to suit your home. To ensure
compliance of current building regulations your home is required to have 300mm of
attic insulation. By having this standard of insulation in your attic this will
greatly improve the U value while also reducing the heat loss which is estimated
at 25% through your roof space. This improvement will help reduce your homes heating
bill while also ensuring your home stays warmer for longer.
External Insulation is another form of insulation for your home. This type of insulation
is fitted to the outside of your home. The process consists of fitting sheets of
insulation which come in a range of widths. A coating of plaster with a reinforcing
mesh is applied after this stage you apply a base coat and a final decorative finish.
The greater the widths of insulation used this will greatly improve the U values
of your walls. Some homeowners may opt to use external insulation as it is a practical
solution to their heat loss problems. On average 35% of heat is lost through your
Below are some advantages to External Insulation:
â¢ Work is carried out external to your home
â¢ Internal room sizes are not reduced
â¢ Maintenance free exterior finish
â¢ Transfers the due point to the outside the structural wall element
â¢ Reduces thermal bridging, minimising condensation and heat loss
â¢ Ideal for renovation properties and new builds Cozy Green Homes will help you
the homeowner to choose the correct insulation for your home.
Is a process of fixing insulated slabs to your interior walls of your home. These
slabs come in different widths which are then fixed to the wall with mechanical
fixings. Once these are positioned a skim coating of plaster is applied to finish.
This method of insulation can help to cover exposed piping and other utility services.
The main advantage of dry lining is the speed of installation and it can be a more
cost effective method of upgrading the insulation of your home.
Cozy Green Homes will assess and advise the homeowner on the different types of
insulation slabs available that can help bring your home to the required U value.