ROCKWOOL Guest Blog Achieve the Impossible – Silent Flat Roofs

ROCKWOOL Guest Blog Achieve the Impossible – Silent Flat Roofs

Flat Roofs Tim Vincent, Head of Technical, at ROCKWOOL UK explains the acoustic issues affecting flat roofing. Also the insulation solutions available to help achieve an acoustically sound structure. Flat Roofs are becoming more modern with open place living and tall ceilings proving aesthetically pleasing but not acoustically sound. As a result, there has been a sharp increase in noise issues. Also there have been complaints about flat roof structures and their poor build quality. Rising Noise Pollution Research…

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Kingspan Guest Blog – Minimising Heat Loss through Flat Roofing

Kingspan Guest Blog – Minimising Heat Loss through Flat Roofing

A warm flat roof is the easiest way to minimise heat loss A warm flat roof is where all the insulation is applied above the deck, with the waterproofing layer installed on top. This method ensures the entire roof is wrapped in insulation, offering the best thermal performance for the least amount of product. This is the opposite of a cold flat roof, where all the insulation sits either within or below the roof deck. This causes a…

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