How to insulate a pitched roof at rafter level

Loft conversion using Kingspan Kooltherm K118 Insulated Plasterboard When insulating a pitched roof at rafter level there are a number of key design considerations which will affect the build-up of the roof and the choice of insulation. In this blog post we explore some of the options available.… Read the rest
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Why you can’t just insulate between the rafters.

K18 over K7 In this blog post we are looking at insulating a pitched roof and why just putting insulation between the rafters wouldn’t be a viable solution.

We’ve looked at pitched roofs before but this was a specific query which came from … Read the rest

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Jargon buster: Types of roof construction

Houses from the air There are a number of different roof constructions, each of which has its own insulation requirements as well as ventilation and waterproofing methods.

These can often get a bit confusing and we hope that our quick jargon busting guide helps … Read the rest

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Ventilation for flat roofs

We had a call to our technical line earlier today from a customer asking about when or whether to ventilate a flat roof. The answer may be useful to some of you.

Firstly, there are two types of flat roof. … Read the rest

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How to insulate roofs of swimming pools, saunas and high humidity areas

condensation and insulating in high humidity areas You can tell we’re starting to move out of the recession when the number of enquiries from architects and designers about how to insulate saunas, swimming pools and wet rooms increases. 

These areas are warm and very humid – typically Read the rest

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