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 Technical Information - Benefits Of Alumaflex Multifoil Insulation  

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Technical Information - Benefits Of Alumaflex Multifoil Insulation 

At Nu-Look Conservatory roof solutions we have been replacing polycarbonate and glass conservatory roofs with light weight solid insulated roofs for over 5 years, so how do we do it? 
Firstly, we completely remove your old conservatory roof and build you a bespoke braced timber roof, this is built on site to ensure that the measurements are exact, as no two conservatories are the same, We install 3 layers of insulation, Alumaflex multifoil insulation is installed between the membrane and the timber rafters, we then fit 40mm insulation boards between the rafters, this is then covered with 27mm insulated plasterboard, which is then skimmed to provide a smooth perfect finish, giving a uValue of 0.18. 
As replacing your conservatory roof with a solid insulated roof falls under Building Regulations, please click here for more details, we provide a Building Regs Certificate will all installations and a 10 year insurance backed guarantee. 
Below, you can see exactly how the insulated solid conservatory roof is constructed. 
 Engineering Behind Conservatory Roofs
 Engineering Behind Conservatory Roofs Insulation
Tapco Light Weight Effect Slate 
Waterproof Breathable Membrane 
Wooden Batton 
Alumaflex Insulation 
100mm Timber Joist 
60mm Gap for Air Flow 
40mm Insulation Board 
27mm Insulated Plasterboard 
Two x 100mmx 50mm Timbers 


Benefits of Alumaflex Insulation 

The only UK BBA Approved Fourteen Layer Multifoil Insulation 
Thin and highly efficient 
Ideal for roofs with timber frame construction 
Effective in both Summer and Winter 
Alumaflex Insulation retains heat during winter and reflects heat in summer preventing over-heating warm spaces 

Insulation Boards 

The insulation boards are 40mm thick comprising of a polyisocyanurate rigid foam insulation core with a thermal conductivity of 0.023 W/mK with low emissivity aluminium foil facings on both sides. 
The insulation boards are CFC/HCFC free 
Zero ODP and low GWP 
Manufactured to EN ISO 13165 under Quality Systems approved to EN ISO 9001 quality management, EN ISO 14001 environmental management. 
Achieves an ‘A+’ rating when compared to the BRE Green Guide 
Is suitable for a range of applications including pitched roofs, walls and floors 


Tapco Slate
Tapcio Slate 40 Year Warranty
The TapcoSlate highlights the handsome character of slate, at the same time enhancing roof performance through innovative design, the slates are created with mould cases from real slate to capture genuine peaks, plateau and curves. The colour through design and UV stabilisation ensures “stay-true” richness of colour. Our most popular colours are Chestnut Brown, Brick Red, Stone Black, Plum, Red Rock and Pewter Grey, but alternative slate colours are available. 
Lightweight – as low as 12kg per sq metre. 
Authentic slate appearance – combines the beauty of slate with modern technology. 
Random edges and patterns with constant colour throughout. 
BBA approved on roof pitches of 14.5° and upwards on both felt & batten and fully boarded applications. 
Fully tested to BBA Standards, including fire rating, wind, driven snow & rain and water absorption. 
40-year warranty 
Tapco Stone Black Slate
Tapco Stone Black Slate 
Tapco Pewter Grey Slate
Tapco Pewter Grey Slate 
Tapco Red Rock Slate
Tapco Red Rock Slate 
Tapco Plum Slate
Tapco Plum Slate 
Tapco Brick Red Slate
Tapco Brick Red Slate 
Tapco Chestnut Brown Slate
Tapco Chestnut Brown Slate 
Conservatory Roof Quote
For more information or to book your survey simply call us on 01604 532700 
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