Home insulation has never been as important as it is today! With the drastically increasing cost of electricity, in addition to the ongoing load shedding experienced in recent years, an energy efficient home is one of the primary desires of South African homeowners. Not only does quality home insulation save you money, moreover, it keeps you comfortable and healthy – improving your lifestyle.
Insulation acts as a barrier to heat loss and heat gain, particularly in roofs and ceilings, walls and floors.
In many home insulation is the most practical and cost-effective way to make a house more energy efficient, keeping it cooler in summer and warmer in winter and saving up to 80% in heating and cooling losses. In addition, home insulation may reduce condensation in the home. This can provide health benefits by reducing mould and damp.
Half of the energy we use to heat or cool our homes can simply leak out without insulation.
Some types of insulation can make your home more soundproof.
In summer, home insulation provides a barrier against the sun's heat that builds up within your roof space. Consequently, the house remains cool and comfortable. During hot months, air-conditioning bills are therefore drastically reduced.
In winter, home insulation will stop the cold penetrating the house through the ceiling and will retain any heat generated inside the living space thus saving on your heating costs and improving your comfort.
Home insulation is the simplest, most cost effective way to improve your homes ambient temperature saving electricity, saving you money!