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What are EBB Clayboards

EBB clay boards are a simple but extremely effective way of adding both thermal mass and acoustic insulation to the walls or ceilings of buildings. They work especially well in timber frame buildings as they are notoriously lightweight and noisy. … Continue reading

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What is UdiRECO?

UdiRECO is a really simple but unique solid wall insulation system for uneven surfaces. It is made up of two different layers, the front is a fairly rigid wood fibre board which carries the plaster or render and the backing … Continue reading

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What is UdiTOP?

UdiTOP wood fibre roof insulation sarking board is a very simple system. The UdiTOP boards are a high density wood fibre insulation sarking board which is laid straight on top of your rafters. It has a tongue and groove system … Continue reading

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What is UdiFRONT?

UdiFRONT is a really simple external insulation system for both timber framed and brick or block structures. The system uses this Diffutherm tongue and grooved wood fibre insulation board and it is screwed back to the wall or timber studs. … Continue reading

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Does making a house airtight make it stuffy?

The simple answer should be ‘No’. Improvements in the airtightness of a building are designed to prevent uncontrolled ventilation, accounting for as much as 15-20% of the total heat loss in some buildings. However, the strategy of sealing around windows, … Continue reading

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Thermal mass of insulation materials.

As it is now summer and our buildings are warming up here in the UK I thought I’d write more about thermal mass and how this affects everything from comfort to performance in buildings. From my discussions with many people … Continue reading

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Acoustic Insulation

Having blogged previously about the many attributes of our natural insulation products beyond just thermal insulation I thought I’d elaborate more on each attribute. Because of the types of materials we use and the ways in which they are produced … Continue reading

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Why use natural fibre insulation if it is more expensive?

This is a question we are asked pretty regularly. Understandably, if you think that insulation is a one-dimensional issue then why indeed would you spend extra on anything but the cheapest, highest performing insulations available? As with everything in life … Continue reading

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Beyond Ecobuild

Ecobuild 2014 was great for us!! We had 3-400 people visit the stand over the three days and some of these people had very exciting projects that they want us to get involved with. They range from small extensions up … Continue reading

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Ecobuild

This year we will be attending the Ecobuild exhibition at ExCeL in London. It is, according to the organisers, the worlds largest sustainability exhibition and is also the UK largest building exhibition. We’ll be at stand S212/3 if you want … Continue reading

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