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What is Recticel insulation?
Recticel has been the foremost name to be browsed for top-grade insulation products that use PIR rigid foam and are suitable for insulating cavities in the roofs. Whether you’re a professional contractor or a recently turned DIYer, you cannot do any wrong with the Recticel Roof Insulation Sheets. Each Recticel Roof Insulation Sheet is capable to reduce the energy consumption of a traditional home to up to 75%. Recticel insulation the most experienced and reliable insulation brand providing commercial and residential buildings.
Types of Recticel insulation boards
EUROTHANE general-purpose boards are suitable for all-purpose weather its floor, pitched roof or framed wall. EUROTHANE GP is a high-performance insulation with great thermal properties offering energy-saving benefits to the entire building.
For pitched roof and internal wall insulation, Recticel EUROTHANE PL insulation boards are the best choice of builders. This PIR insulated plasterboard is extremely durable. They are specially designed to result in the lowest environmental impact.
EUROTHANE Euro deck
EUROTHANE Euro deck is a closed-cell insulation, rigid PIR (polyisocyanurate) foam faced on both sides. They can be used with loose laid, bitumen-based, or mechanically fixed waterproofing system. It has extremely low thermal conductivity as it is covered with multiple layers of aluminum foil.
Recticel IP PIR
IP PIR 022 is an insulation panel with a core of rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam, faced on both sides with a gas diffusion tight multi-layered complex. It has very low thermal conductivity and forms a thermal insulation layer for concrete sandwich panels.
Vacuum insulation panels (VIP)
Vacuum insulation panel is also known as VIP is a brand-new type of insulation material manufactured to meet high thermal requirements. A rigid fumed silica is wrapped inside a high barrier envelope to gain such high performance. They are ultra-thin and cost-effective.
Benefits of Recticel insulation boards
All Recticel insulation material provides an excellent thermal performance as they offer its thermal conductivity to as low as 0.022 W/mK.
Recticel offers various products that are ultra-thin and don’t occupy a lot of space provided to insulate your area without losing available space.
The main advantage of Recticel insulation boards is that they are super lightweight, so it is easier to transport and install. They also reduce the overall structural weight of the building.
Easy handling and quick installation
All the products manufactured by Recticel are easy to handle because of their lightweight and they are easy to install and trim as per requirement.
The durability of Recticel products makes them more economical. As if the durability of the product is less there is a high chance of damage and breakage ultimately leading to repair and replacement expenses.
Why You Should opt for Recticel Roof Insulation Sheet?
Recticel is a high-performance insulant that works brilliantly with pitched roofs, floors, and framed walls.
Recticel ensures eco-friendly thermal performance with zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and a Global Warming Potential (GWP) that is lesser than 5.
Recticel is an excellent thermal performance that doesn’t get affected by moisture.
Recticel offers an impressive performance by keeping its thermal conductivity to as low as 0.022 W/mK
Recticel features a rigid polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam core and multiple low-emissivity aluminum foils on both sides.
It is also the best bet for underfloor heating systems.
Recticel Insulation is quite lightweight, easy-to-cut, handle and install, as per the requirement.
Recticel is BBA-certified (BBA certificate 02/3905)
It is widely used as an insulated sheathing between studs.
Tips to install Recticel insulation boards.
Do Research and evaluate the need for right Recticel insulation product
Select the right board for the application - the right type and the right format
Store the boards in a dry place above the ground level and only use them when they are dry for maximum efficiency
Do not throw or kick Recticel products, be careful not to damage them and handle them carefully
Ensure the intended substrate/base is clean, even, dry and smooth
Apply an air screen, sealing layer or damp resistant layer if necessary, particularly in flat roofs
Ensure the boards are placed together well
Always cover the board and keep them above ground level to keep them dry during rain showers
Always cover boards at the end of the working day
Always follow installation instructions provided
Always use the right attachment methods
Measure and cut accurately to fit using a fine-toothed saw or sharp knife
Ensure that any adhesive is compatible with the foam