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SuperFOIL 2014 Building Regulations for Roofs
On this page you will find insulation solutions for different build ups that are in accordance with the upcoming new Building Regulations Part L. The new regulations state that roof insulation has to achieve a U-Value of 0.13, which is a considerable improvement on the 2010 figures of 0.18.
Using panels made of SFips, the high performance multifoil panels made with Superfoil SF60, the only panel that can meet the upcoming new 2014 regs in a single layer of multifoil, this “tool shed” would be at home in the Arctic never mind the EU… It’s the highest insulation performance tool shed we know of. Is this the worlds most insulated tool shed?
Bosch, Professional Tools & SuperFOIL
A professional cutting tool increases efficiency, the Bosch GUS 10,8V cordless cutting tool makes short work of cutting All SuperFOIL products to size. Here you can see it making short work of cutting the 100mm thick SF60! Read More
Scotland Proactive Performance with SF40
SuperFOIL were asked to find a thermally efficient and space economical retrofit solution for cold solid walls in a typical Scottish building. The solution was SF40, this gives a high performance simple single layer solution, improving the thermal insulation of a wall to a performance higher than current regulation requirements.
SuperFOIL Solutions for the 2014 Scottish Building Regulations
Making efforts to innovate and drive standards forward The Scottish Government are improving building regulations to support “A low carbon building standards strategy for Scotland”. The table below indicates what you will need to achieve for Scottish Building Regulations for Dwellings.
New Regulations Standards and Target Emission Rates (TER):
|Main Space Heating System Fuel|
|Element or System||U-Value|
|Walls||U = 0.17|
|Floors||U = 0.15|
|Roofs||U = 0.11|
Easy Timber Frame Wall Solution
These timber frame sections (click for full size) show solutions for a typical modern brick clad timber frame house, using SuperFOIL and or combinations of SuperFOIL, Foam board and old fashioned Mineral Wool.
There are solutions to meet the new England building regulation targets of U 0.18 and we have included 0.16 to exceed the new Scottish regs).
The simplest solution uses just one layer of SF60 on its own, that’s an achievement only SuperFOIL can provide, no other insulation manufacturer can match this.
SuperFOIL Provides Thin, Thinner and Thinnest Solutions
We have prepared a variety of timber wall solutions to meet the needs of any project. SuperFOIL beats its competitors with a range of solutions for timber frame buildings. SuperFOIL SF60 is the only multifoil to provide a single layer solution under the new 2014 building regulations.
Point of Sales displays are now available for the 2014 year, the first just installed. For use by our foremost distributors and resellers these attractive eye catching displays provide with lots of information about using SuperFOIL as well as displaying the actual product. They are sure to provide customers with better service and promote sales. Read More
Solutions for the 2014 Building Regs!
Building Regulations are due to change in April 2014, new rigorous thermal values show the commitment to the energy efficiency of buildings. SuperFOIL can deliver slim profile single product solutions.
Insulating Roofs – U 0.13. 2014 Regs
To achieve 0.13 U – as in a roof as required by the 2014 Regulations, this panel uses the SuperFoil SF40 Duet design.
CE Mark on SuperFOIL Products
This summer Superfoil products and the CE logo will become a common sight. European legislation as we all know plays a big part in our day to day lives in more ways than one, From July 1st of this year the Construction Product Regulation (CPR) requires all products that are covered by a Harmonised European Standard or European technical approval to display the appropriate CE Mark.
SuperFoil SF19 and SF40 gain LABC Registered Detail approval
Boulder Developments Ltd is delighted to announce that both SF19 SuperFoil and SF40 SuperFoil insulation products are now approved under the LABC Registered Detail scheme for use in roofs and walls.
The Registered Detail approval enables Local Authority Building Control Officers to move forward speedily with the approval of the insulation requirements for your new build, extension or renovation project and provides LABC’ s customers with confidence in their choice of SuperFoil. Furthermore, it also brings the opportunity to save time which in turn leads to saving money.
New 2010 Insualtion Regulations – SuperFOIL Foil Insulation
The regulations have increased building insulation requirements as high as U 0.16 .
SuperFOIL have already had solutions for U values down to as low as U 0.11. We have a wide range of solutions to satisfy the existing regulations and have developed new solutions for the new standards.
The target levels for different elements within a building can be seen below.