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Insulation New Zealand Good quality insulation helps keep the heat in during winter and out during summer. This makes your house easier and cheaper to heat properly, and more comfortable and healthy to live in. The priority for insulating your home should be ceiling followed by wall and then underfloor insulation. Installation can often beContinue Reading >

Landlord Insulation Assessment

LandLord Insulation Assessment of Existing Insulation The minimum ceiling and underfloor insulation performance requirements for landlord insulation installed before 1 July 2016 are shown below. Masonry minimum (Solid construction, including concrete block single-skin brick etc) Ceiling R 1.5 – Underfloor R 0.9 Timber-framed and other construction minimum Ceiling R 1.9 – Underfloor R 0.9 RuleContinue Reading >

Underfloor insulation for wooden floors

Underfloor insulation for wooden floors – Introducing Warmafloor! Warmafloor insulation is a polyester fibre underfloor insulation for wooden floors manufactured specifically for placing between floor joists, against the underside of the floor. Warmafloor has been installed since 2002 and is tested to NZS4859 standards. This underfloor insulation for wooden floors has superior strength in bothContinue Reading >

Insulation in houses

Insulation in houses If your house gets cold or damp and your heating bills are higher than you’d like, then insulation could be the solution. Homes built in New Zealand since the 1970’s have had some degree of insulation so we know that you can’t have a warm, healthy house without it. Often people tryContinue Reading >

Get a Healthy House with Insulation

Of course, a warm, dry and well-ventilated house will be better for the environment, as well as healthier for its occupants, than one that is cold and damp. New Zealand’s Building Code is well known as being a good deal below the standard of that of the rest of the OECD, with very low insulationContinue Reading >