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What is Insulation and how does it work?

You've probably heard that insulating your geyser is a good investment, but did you know insulating your home is an even better investments that can save you money and energy. Find out what insulation is, why you need it, what it does and what type is best for your home. Do I need insulation? In ...
By admin | August 30, 2021 | Resources

Why should you insulate your home?

Regardless of where you live in South Africa, we all have to contend with varying and sometimes extreme weather conditions, with Cape Town being no exception! With a reputation for hosting four different seasons in one day, regardless of what time of the year it is, our city is known for having some crazy cold and wet ...
By admin | July 22, 2021 | Resources

Roof Insulation: A homeowner’s Introduction

Home is where the heart is, but a house without insulation can be an uncomfortable place to live. We all want to be cool in summer, and warm in winter, but we live in a country known for its extreme temperature fluctuations. It can go as high as 45 Degrees Celsius  in the day and ...
By admin | June 30, 2021 | Resources

School Fitout to Build

Can we have green schools?The greening of schools offers a unique opportunity to address these issuesand is an extraordinarily cost-effective way to enhance student learning,reduce health and operational costs and, ultimately, increase quality arguesthe Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA). Pictures by: Gareth Griffiths ImagingIn the commercial property sector, green buildings have lower operating ...
By Richard Owen-Thomas | November 28, 2019 | Resources

Insulation installers to be certfied

The industry association for insulation manufacturers and has announced a new trade registrationopportunity for installers, which should give clients considerable peace of mind. The Thermal Insulation Products and Systems Association of South Africa  (TIPSASA) has announced the official registration of the trade qualification ‘Insulation Installer with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The qualification consists ...
By Richard Owen-Thomas | November 28, 2019 | Resources

Energy Saving Tips

In addition to insulating your home, here are a few additional tips to assist you to reduce your enviromental footprint and save energy. Keeping internal doors closed in winter ensures you are heating smaller areas making heaters more effective. Check around your windows and doors for any gaps. Insulating strips for your windows and doors ...
By admin | October 17, 2017 | Resources