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Insulation & Draught Proofing

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01-Sep-2015
insulation

Save up to 70% on your home's summer cooling costs with insulation and draught proofing. Spring has sprung here in Melbourne, with a beautiful sunny day, and we're back to share a fantastic fact sheet put together by Sustainability Victoria (http://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/). Gaps under and around external doors and windows are probabl..

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What's an R Value?

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09-Aug-2015
insulation,energy

There are many different types of insulation on the market, but the most important factor to consider when choosing insulation for your home or business is its R Value. The R Value is a measure of a material's resistance to heat flow (known as thermal resistance). The higher the R Value, the greater the resistance to heat transfer, th..

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Fletcher Pink Batts®

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06-Jul-2015
insulation

Pink Batts® insulation features a next generation formula that provides a softer feel for more comfortable handling. Pink Batts® Insulation is made from lightweight, flexible and resilient glasswool (sometimes referred to as mineral wool), specially designed for the thermal insulation of ceilings and walls in domestic and commer..

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Illume® Shaftless® Skylights

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29-Jun-2015
skylights

A new Shaftless® solar Skylighting system that can be installed anywhere Illume® adds the ambience of solar lighting to multi-storey buildings, where under normal circumstances a traditional skylight could not be fitted. The clever system design allows installation on any level of a home without the need of a light shaft, flexible t..

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Let there be light - naturally

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20-Apr-2015
Skylights

There are several advantages to letting natural light into your home or business: Skylights help with energy efficiency and comfort by providing cool, natural light. Allowing more daylight into your home or business can transform your energy bill. A skylight is said to be able to deliver three times as much light as a vertical window of th..

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Questions for the tradie

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23-Feb-2015
Skylights,Insulation

Questions you should ask the tradie installing your new skylights: Will you be able to provide references for previous installations? How long will this job take? Do you have insurance if the roof is damaged? Will my roof be leak-free after installation? What kind of warranty do you provide? The team at Insulite provide quality ..

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Standards Australia

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16-Mar-2015
Insulation,Skylights

Standards Australia is the Australian Government’s as peak standards body. It develops Australian Standards® of public benefit and national interest, which covers almost all products and services available. It is important to choose the right insulation for each building application and where applicable the minimum energy efficie..

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Types of Skylights

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15-Jun-2015
skylights

There are three main types of skylight systems for domestic construction and renovation purposes. Tubular skylights Roof Windows Shaftless skylights Roof Windows - These are popular for attic rooms as well a..

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Why improve my home's energy efficiency?

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18-May-2015
Energy

Energy is an important part of our everyday lifestyles. We use energy in our homes and workplaces to keep us comfortable when we switch the light on, use a heater in winter or air-conditioner in summer. Reducing the amount of energy used in every-day living is now part of living. Creating a comfort zone for your home that keeps the heat out in ..

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Why Insulate?

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01-Jun-2015
insulation, energy

Insulation acts as a barrier to heat loss and heat gain, particularly in roofs and ceilings, walls and floors. Half of the energy we use to heat or cool our homes can simply leak out without insulation. Insulation helps to: Save money on your energy bills. Reduce your energy use and lower greenhouse gas emissions. Reduce reliance on ..

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