Category Archives: Airtightness

We have sought very high levels of airtightness to enable the mechanical ventilation system to work effectively.

How can I super insulate my floor – part two: preparation

Before getting to work on the insulation for the floor there were various steps we needed to do first including; foundations for the column, drainage pipes, air supply pipes and damp proof membrane. We dug a hole to pour a … Continue reading

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How can I super insulate my roof – part three: roof covering & solar

Insulation is more effective if wind is prevented from blowing through it. ¬†We therefore taped all the joints of the roofing membrane to try to keep the loft wind-tight. All the joints had to be taped with the extremely sticky … Continue reading

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