Underfloor Heating and Floor Insulation

Insulating a concrete floor When heating a building adding underfloor heating is a very effective method to ensure that the space is heated evenly.

More and more underfloor heating systems are being fitted but the key question we are being asked about these is … Read the rest

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How to calculate the amount of insulation needed on a ground floor

K3 Floor Insulation Unlike roofs, walls and intermediate floors, U–value calculations for ground floors cannot be calculated with reference to the construction detail alone. Heat loss from ground floors depends upon a number of factors including the ratio of the exposed floor perimeter… Read the rest
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Why are insulation upstands used when insulating a concrete floor?

Floor basement screed insulation K3 Floorboard Upstand detail Insulation upstands are a key part of correctly insulating concrete floors. This post looks at what they are, as well as why and how they should be used with concrete floor insulation.

What are upstands?
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How to insulate a concrete floor

Insulating a concrete floor There are a number of different ways of insulating a concrete floor. Much depends upon whether the floor is new or existing; how the floor will be used; the type of construction, and what you want to achieve.

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Date: May 16, 2014
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