In fact, Home Insulation for Roofs has been made compulsory as of January 2013 in South Africa. This has been brought about as a result of the energy crisis that South Africa has been in. As Escom battles to supply energy.
Therefor Homeowners are using heaters to warm up their homes in winter and cool down their homes in summer. The energy consumption has climbed and unfortunately, Escom has not been in a position to keep up with the supply of energy needed. In fact, as electricity costs climb it has become more popular.
Benefits of Home Insulation
The R-value of 3.70 for Home Insulation in the Cape Town, as well as the Johannesburg and Pretoria region. This is a great improvement on the old days when as low as 50mm Home Insulation was installed. This has been great for consumers.
Isotherm Home Insulation
Isotherm manufactured from recycled plastic bottles is very much regarded as the benchmark of Home Insulation products in South Africa. In fact, this insulation is regarded as one of the most eco-friendly insulation products on the market. This insulation is ideal for the homeowner who has allergies as it is dust free.
Aerolite Roof Insulation products are manufactured from recycled glass as well as silica sand. Ideal for homes that do not have down lights.
Great thermal insulation properties R-value 3.70 when installed
Should have a lifespan of 25 years
The Western Cape should install the 135 mm Aerolite.
The acoustic performance of Aerolite is great.
Why Is Home Insulation Important
In fact, Home Insulation is one of the most important factors in saving energy and helping to reduce the impact of global warming. Uninsulated homes will consume more energy in a bid to stay warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
The fact is on very cold winters days homeowners will be using either a fireplace or gas heating. Installing insulation in your home will reduce heat flow in or out of the home by as much as 90%. the reality of this fact is that the home will be more comfortable by as much as 4 to 8 deg C. This will reduce the need for cooling and heating.