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A Guide to Internal Wall Insulation

A Guide to Internal Wall Insulation

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here A Guide to Internal Wall Insulation Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. What is internal insulation? Internal insulation is essentially insulation which is...

Air Tightness: The Beginners Guide

Air Tightness: The Beginners Guide

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here Air Tightness: The Beginners Guide Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. What is air tightness?Air tightness essentially is a measure of how much air leaks out from...

Cavity Wall Insulation: The 16 Key Questions

Cavity Wall Insulation: The 16 Key Questions

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here. Cavity Wall Insulation: The 16 Key Questions Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. Cavity wall insulation’s a topic that I get asked an awful lot about and come...

What is a Vapour Control Layer (VCL)?

What is a Vapour Control Layer (VCL)?

In simple terms, this is a layer on the inner face of the construction fabric of the building which is used to reduce moisture flow into and through the walls, roof or floor. This is to prevent damaging levels of condensation occurring in the fabric of the building which in turn would cause decay in timber, corrosion in metals or frost damage in masonry.

The benefits of using clay plaster

The benefits of using clay plaster

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here. The benefits of using clay plaster Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. Clay plasters are often associated with more 'way-out' construction or very niche historic...

How do I insulate a suspended ground floor?

How do I insulate a suspended ground floor?

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here. How do I insulate a suspended ground floor? Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. This is a common problem in retrofit projects as it can be tricky to get anything...

Psi Values, Thermal Bridging And Wood Fibre Insulation

Psi Values, Thermal Bridging And Wood Fibre Insulation

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here Psi Values, Thermal Bridging And Wood Fibre Insulation Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. Psi values (pronounced p’see) are a measurement of the heat loss that...

Understanding A Building’s Thermal Performance Using U-values

Understanding A Building’s Thermal Performance Using U-values

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here Understanding A Building's Thermal Performance Using U-values Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. The U-value of a building element, such as a wall, roof or...

Key Considerations When Insulating a Timber Frame Building

Key Considerations When Insulating a Timber Frame Building

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here Key Considerations When Insulating a Timber Frame Building Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. The way things used to be Prior to setting up Back to Earth as a...

Lime Vs Cement Based Renders

Lime Vs Cement Based Renders

 To discuss your project give us a call on 01392 861763 or send us a message here. Lime Vs Cement Based Renders Find out more about how we approach this building scenario. We often get asked why our renders are lime and not cement based. People query why breathability...

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