SuperFOIL – News
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.
Build It Awards – Finalists 2013, 2014, 2015!
We are pleased to announce that for the third year running SuperFOIL has secured a place in the finals of the annual Build It Awards!
National BIM Library & NBS Plus
SuperFOIL are Happy to announce that our range of Multi Foil insulations are now available on both the NBS National BIM Library as well as NBS Plus.
SuperFOIL Announce Two New Products, SF19BB & SF19+.
SF19BB is SuperFOIL’s first fully BREATHABLE INSULATION. It is a high performance and very competitive BREATHABLE INSULATION its new construction and design outperform other manufacturers with its excellent R value of R 2.45 for a wall and R2.16 for a roof.
SuperFOIL The Master Class
Timber frame Experts Westructure in Devon, acknowledged through the UK for their stunning custom homes , which have appeared on Chanel 4′s Grand Design TV show, conducted a masterclass for their extensive team of expert timber framers , the masterclass covered all aspects of fitting SuperFOIL into a timber frame, including walls and roofs.
April 2014 Building Regulations Part L for Insulation
The regulations have increased building insulation requirements as high as U 0.13
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 new standards.
LABC Registered Detail 2014
LABC registered detail certification has been confirmed for 2014. SuperFOIL appreciates the confidence of the LABC in confirming LABC Registered Detail for SuperFOIL in 2014.
SuperFOIL believe greatly in the benefit of LABC registration which we have supported since its inception.
SFips Timber Frame Panel Production
Our camera caught the action during production of the first SFips panels at a leading timber frame supplier. SFips are the insulation industries latest development to meet the new 2014 regulations coming in this month.
SFips, is short for Superfoil Insulated Panel System, SFips meet the new 2014 thermal performance standards by factory fitting 1 single layer of the worlds highest performance multifoil insulation.
The benefit of SFips timber frame panels are that the construction is factory controlled, giving a high precision, high performance timber frame that can be significantly slimmer than the majority of glass wool or foam board panels.
Barn Conversion: SF40 leads the way
Ensuring a good performance on a barn conversion is a detail that needs a lot of attention. Barn converter Andrew saw the benefits of SF40, including the flexibility, high performance and easy to achieve air tightness, without the drawbacks of thermal bridging when using board between timbers (even in an existing building that can have its own peculiarities of construction).
SF40 in 2 layers provides solutions to around the U0.13 level of efficiency.
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!
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 = 0.17
||U = 0.15
||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.
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.