Take a deep dive into thermal upgrades to solid walls using natural fibre insulation internally
Proper thermal insulation is key for low heating energy requirements. Of all the insulating materials made from renewable raw materials, wood fibre insulating materials offer the best insulating performance. The flexible wood fibre insulation batts STEICOflex 036 has the lowest λD-value (0.036) of all natural insulation materials. Occupants notice the energy efficiency of the STEICO building system not only in the (low) heating costs. The perfect thermal building shell ensures cosy comfort in winter.
Whether roof, wall or floor - whether modernization or new construction - whether rigid insulation board, flexible insulation batts or air-injected insulation: the STEICO building system offers the industry's largest selection of ecological insulation materials for the entire building fabric.
As they grow, trees extract CO2 from the atmosphere. When wood is used as an insulating material, CO2 continues to be removed from the atmosphere – for the entire life of the building. This is an essential contribution to gaining time for the climate-friendly transformation of our society. All of the wood used in STEICO products comes from sustainable forestry. This guarantees reforestation and young trees can once again extract CO2 from the atmosphere.
Once installed, STEICO insulating materials ensure a significant reduction in heating energy requirements - and thus also in heating costs - year after year. STEICO insulating materials thus make a double contribution to climate protection.
Speaking of which: Even in production, STEICO uses environmentally friendly biomass instead of coal to generate energy.
Rewatch Martin Twamley's presentation on natural fibre insulation at the ASBP's Natural Fibre Insulation Summit 2022.
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