March 27, 2018
types of thermal insulation

TYPES OF THERMAL INSULATION

There are many Types of Thermal Insulation on the market. The first pre-historic people built shelters to protect themselves from weather elements and wild animals. Due to the biting cold, the need for insulating materials arose. The most common materials used back then include animal skins, wool, and fur among others. These were the popular Types of Thermal Insulation of the day. These insulating materials were readily available thanks to their hunting and gathering lifestyle. As humans advanced in terms of building technology, the need arose for better thermal insulation materials. In fact, before the start of the 19th century, animal skins and fur were replaced slowly by earth, stone, and […]
October 27, 2017
reduce heat in your home with insulation

Reduce Heat in your Home With Insulation

A question asked by many homeowners. Will Insulation reduce heat in my home? The answer to that can be yes or no. Any Roof Insulation Product will certainly reduce the temperature or heat gain in your home. And this, of course, will only be the case if the Isotherm Roof Insulation has been installed correctly. In order to Reduce Heat in Your Home With Insulation, it is important to install the correct Insulation. Reduce Heat in your Home With Insulation Firstly the correct Roof Insulation Product for your area must be installed. The correct thickness for the Western Cape Region is the 145mm Isotherm Insulation. The Isotherm Thermal Insulation must […]
January 27, 2017
Living Off The Grid

LIVE OFF THE GRID

Generate energy and living off the grid. Energy bills are loathed by many South Africans and if they could, most would live off the grid to avoid them. Living off the grid is a dream for many but in reality, anyone can generate energy and live off the grid or at the very least minimise energy use. There are two sides to living off the grid, the first is to be entirely self-sufficient and the second is to use less energy, even self-generated energy. Using less power and making some changes in energy use is the way to begin a journey toward living off the grid. Even when generating energy using […]
January 15, 2017
roof insulation types

ROOF INSULATION TYPES

Insulation is an important energy-saving feature of any home. There are many examples of where to insulate bearing in mind that every home is different. Large homes, small homes, homes in the Cape and homes on the Highveld, North facing, South Facing, flat roofs, thatch roofs the list is endless. In this post, we cover a few roof insulation types. Today every home must be properly insulated; new building regulations insist on insulation and that insistence should apply to all homes. From the foundation, or even the basement up to the roof installing the correct insulation is vital. The moisture levels, air leakage and the amount of sunlight a property […]
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