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IN BRIEF: How Does Loft Insulation Work?

House Energy Loss

If you’re out and about in winter and you’re feeling cold, chances are you’ll put on a hat or another layer of clothing. If you’re sitting at home watching television and the same thought strikes you, you’re more likely to turn on your heating.

Heat rises, and in an uninsulated home, a quarter of heat is lost through the roof. Insulating your loft, attic or flat roof is a simple and effective way to reduce heat loss, reduce the amount of time your heating is on and in turn, bring your home energy bills down.

Loft insulation is effective for at least 42 years and it should pay for itself multiple times over, as the following article reveals...

Where  Does Heat Escape From In An Average Home?

It varies from building to building, but these are some rough, typical estimates. The walls give the biggest heat loss, followed by the doors and windows, the roof, and the floor.

The real problem with home heating is retaining the heat you produce: in winter, the air surrounding your home and the soil or rock on which it stands are always at a much lower temperature than the building so, no matter how efficient your heating is, your home will still lose heat sooner or later.

The answer is, of course, to create a kind of buffer zone in between your warm house and the cold outdoors. This is the basic idea behind heat insulation, which is something most of us think about far too little.

Icynene Loft Insulation How does loft insulation work

After having Icynene installed, our home’s Energy Performance Certificate rating will be improved, which will have a positive effect on the value and saleability of your home

So, How Does Loft Insulation Actually Work?

Loft insulation works by creating a barrier to the hot air which is rising from the lower levels of your house towards the roof.

We all know that hot air rises and it will easily escape through your roof unless you place something in its way. The air pockets in insulation trap that hot air and prevent it from being lost into the atmosphere.

What are the benefits of loft insulation?

See below for some of the brilliant benefits of loft insulation for your home...

  • Prevent up to one half of the heat generated in your home from disappearing through the roof
  • Gas and electricity costs will reduce
  • Your home will be producing less carbon, saving the environment
  • Your home will be warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer
  • You will have fewer problems with condensation
  • You will notice a reduction in noise coming from outside especially to the upper levels of your home
  • Your home’s Energy Performance Certificate rating will be improved, which will have a positive effect on the value and saleability of your home

How does loft insulation work

Icynene does not settle or degrade over time like other insulation types on the market neither is it affected by humidity. Instead it provides an impenetrable barrier to ensure cosy conditions inside!

Love Up Your Loft With Icynene Insulation!

Icynene spray foam insulation is a revolutionary insulation method that has guaranteed savings with an estimate of up to 35% on heating costs for property owners. As very few insulation products offer the same level of cost savings, Icynene dominates the insulation market.

Icynene does not settle or degrade over time like other insulation types on the market neither is it affected by humidity.

Learn more about Icynene spray foam insulation today with the help of Home Logic! Talk to our team direct by calling 0800 1700 636, or, alternatively, by simply clicking the button below!