Warm air rises so it’s perhaps not surprising to learn that 25% of energy used to heat your
home can be lost through the roof. For this reason, installing a 270mm layer of insulation
between the rafters in your roof is one of the best ways to help reduce your annual energy
One of the best ways to make your home energy efficient
Savings of up to £250 per year
Softens effect of energy price rises
More comfortable living environment
Modern loft insulation is very different from the traditional, “itchy” style and consists of a
“quilt” of environmentally friendly mineral fibres that is laid between and across the joists
in your loft. Insulation installers use two layers of material, the first laid between joists and
the second across the top at a right angle to the first layer. Not only does this ensure there
are no gaps, it also brings the insulation up to the required depth for current building
regulation standards. If left undisturbed your loft insulation should last indefinitely.
Loft insulation is a quick and relatively cheap way for you to improve the energy efficiency
of your home. Not only will it lead to a reduction in your energy bills it will also help to
prolong the life of your boiler by creating a consistent, more comfortable living
environment in your home. Loft Insulation will also improve the energy rating of your
The cost of Loft Insulation is relatively cheap and, as we’ve already mentioned, loft
insulation is a quick, easy way of saving both money and energy in your home. In a
previously uninsulated loft in a gas heated, detached home, installing 270mm of loft
insulation could save up to £250 per year, along with around 1050kg of carbon dioxide.
By topping up loft insulation from 100mm to 270mm,you could save yourself £25 per
Year and around 110kg of carbon dioxide.