If you have an older home that isn’t properly insulated, you have likely felt the effects, inside your home or your from high energy bills. When a home lacks insulation, it allows heat to escape or enter, making your heating and cooling systems work harder to regulate the home’s temperature. When these systems work harder, your energy bills increase. Especially in older homes, heating and cooling account for 50 to 70 percent of the energy used, which means that over half of your monthly energy costs are directly related to your heating and cooling systems.
The best thing you can do for your home and your wallet is to have your home properly insulated. Insulation seals the leaks in your home’s walls, doors, and windows which allow heat to escape and increase your bills. When it comes to insulation, there are many options, some with more advantages than others. When you are ready to have your Canberra or ACT home insulated, contact our team at Alexander Watson Insulation to get more information on your options.
Benefits of Retrofitting with Knauf Supafil Insulation in Canberra Homes
The most immediate benefit of insulation is the fact that it saves between 30 and 50 percent of energy operating costs per year. With Knauf Supafil, our retrofit wall insulation, you will likely see immediate decreases in your monthly energy bills. This wall insulation also reduces air and moisture infiltration, resulting in more consistent temperatures throughout the year. In the Winter, less heat will escape your home, and in the Summer, less heat will leak into your home.
Supafil wall insulation is a vital part of retrofitting existing brick veneer and double brick walls. When these older walls are not properly insulated, they allow heat to escape, resulting in your higher energy costs and colder temperatures in your home. Supafil insulation, a blown fibreglass material, is extremely flexible and can fill the spaces in your brick walls that allow heat to escape. Other benefits of adding Insulation to your ACT home include noise reduction and HVAC capacity requirements. It also has the highest performance of all insulation and is permanent, meaning it will not sag or settle over time.
Get the Most Out of Your Insulation
At Alexander Watson Insulation, we want to get you the best possible insulation for your home. If your home has brick veneer or brick walls and you believe they require proper insulation, our team is ready to help you retrofit your home for better temperature regulation. Before we begin any project, we make sure to do thorough home assessments, utilising our state-of-the-art technology to find out where you need insulation. We use thermal imaging cameras which show us where heat is moving and escaping from your home, allowing us to give you our best recommendation for your residence.
If you think your home in Canberra needs Knauf Supafil insulation, we can discuss its benefits in more detail and determine if it is the right option for you. Call us on 02 6181 2750 for more information and to set up an assessment for your Canberra or ACT home.