Avoidable Costs: The Impact of Using Low Lambda Insulation on Construction Costs for Homes with Cavity Walls
 Available On-demand. Sponsored by Kinspan


Choosing cheaper building materials is often thought of as a way to keep costs down during the development of new houses. This often leads developers to choose cheaper, but often thicker, insulants, such as mineral fibre insulation, over premium performance rigid thermoset insulation.
Kingspan Insulation asked Currie & Brown to investigate the overall development costs of three different types of new build homes using either mineral fibre insulation or rigid thermoset insulation, in this case Kingspan Kooltherm K106 Cavity Board.
In this webinar, speakers will discuss:


  • Different insulation types available for cavity walls
  • Part L – Building Regulations and Standards for the energy performance of new and existing dwellings

  • The key findings of the Avoidable Costs research

  • Other benefits of choosing premium performance rigid insulation.

Speaker: Karen Jones
Residential Development Manager
Speaker: Matthew Evans
Head of Technical GB

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