Stuffed Loft – Squashed Insulation – Lift Your Loft Stuff (Slogan) G#13957

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Stuffed Loft – Squashed Insulation – Lift Your Loft Stuff  Slogan
#LiftYourLoftStuff #Hashtag

Stuffed Loft – Squashed Insulation – Lift Your Loft Stuff Slogan:
About:


  • 80% of homes rely on loft space for storage of possessions and belongings
  • Speculative Housing Developers are regulated to highly insulate roofs (most of the time they do) but not provide loft storage space
  • 80% of homes use their highly insulated loft space for storage
  • 80% of homes let their possessions squash their thick loft insulation
  • 26% of homes do not realise that squashed insulation does not work as well
  • Squashed loft insulation loses over twice as much heat in winter as lofty loft insulation
  • Squashed loft insulation permits solar heated lofts (>40 degrees C) to conduct heat downwards and overheat the top floor rooms in summer
  • Lift Your Loft Stuff and put it on a Raised Storage/Access Deck
  • Let your loft insulation Loft to its intended thickness
  • Let your loft insulation do its thing
  • Close the Performance Gap

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#LiftYourloftStuff


© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
9th December 2016 – 31st December 2018

Stuffed Loft – Squashed Insulation – Lift Your Loft Stuff  Slogan
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© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
11th December 2016 – 31st December 2018

Stuffed Loft – Squashed Insulation – Lift Your Loft Stuff  Slogan
See Also:


GBE Hashtag 

  • #LiftYourLoftStuff

GBE Calculator


GBE Issue Paper


GBE Checklist


GBE Jargon Buster

  • Conductivity Thermal Insulation
  • k-value
  • Psi-value
  • Radiation Thermal Insulation
  • Thermal Break (Jargon Buster) G#9357
  • Thermal Bridge (Jargon Buster) G#9351
  • Thermal By-Pass
  • Thermal Flanking
  • Thermal insulation
  • U value
  • Wind Wash (Jargon Buster) G#14021

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© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
11th December 2016 – 31st December 2018

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