As families grow, and our requirement for space expands, it isn’t always as simple as deciding to move to a bigger house to accommodate our needs. For houses where the attic has already been converted and is now a fully functioning room, insulation grants are available to insulate room in the roof.
Proper insulation can make a huge difference to the temperature and comfort within these areas, especially when up to 25% of heat is lost through an uninsulated roof. If you have a room in a roof in an older house it is highly likely that it will have very little insulation. This is often reflected by much higher energy bills during winter. The same area can often be very warm in summer, owing to inconsistencies in ventilation.
Newer conversions may be insulated, but if the work was carried out before 2003, it is unlikely to meet current specifications and building standards. Viva Gas can check what, if any, insulation is currently in situ, and recommend what steps you can take to save energy and money.
By having room in the roof insulation installed, your home will not only become more energy efficient due to the heat being retained within the building, but reduced running costs for your central heating will mean that you can also save money.
We don’t recommend laying your own loft insulation. Ask a professional for advice regarding ventilation and fire protection and to help you choose the correct insulation for your roof design and construction. At Viva Gas, we recommend Kingspan, Knauf and Celotex products.
Do you qualify for grant funded room in the roof insulation? Call Viva Gas now for more information on 01422 244777.
If you would like to receive a quote, please fill in the form below. You can also call Viva Gas on 08006 123177 Monday to Friday 9-5pm.
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