Insulation heat loss and gain

Insulation Overview

When insulating your home, the entire building envelope must be considered, insulating a single area such as the roof will not offer a complete solution. Reducing heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer is very much about doing something on all fronts.

The diagram to the right provides an indication of the areas that heat is lost and gained through the different parts of your home during summer and winter in a temperate climate.

Learn more about what you can do in each area:

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