KORE Solutions - Existing Buildings

KORE Solutions Existing Building               

  • For Attics at Ceiling Level install Knauf Ecose Insulation and KORE Loft insulation between and over the joists. For Pitched Roofs access between rafters and install KORE Lock or Knauf Ecose and apply KORE Linear Drylining to studded walls and sloping ceilings.
    For Cavity Walls install KORE Fill and for Cavity Blocks install KORE Linear Drylining.
    Insulating floors in existing buildings is very costly and disruptive. It is advised to undertake this work if work on the floor needs to be done anyway.
    A few other tips for insulating existing homes are:

FIND THE BEST KORE SOLUTION FOR YOU*

(select an Energy  Rating)

 

Year House Build
Cavity Width
Expected Insulation Level in Cavity
U-Value
Installed
New U-Value
1997–2002 100mm 60mm SD EPS 0.45 40mm 0.29
1990–1997 100mm 50mm SD EPS 0.51 50mm 0.29
1980’s 80mm 40mm SD EPS 0.59 40mm 0.35
1970’s 40mm None 1.65 40mm 0.55

EXPECTED RESULTS WITH KORE ATTIC INSULATION***

Year House BuiltExpected Insulation Level in AtticU-ValueInstalledNew U-Value
1997–2002 150mm 0.24 100mm 0.16
1990–1997 100mm 0.35 125mm 0.16
1980’s 50mm 0.42 170mm 0.16
1970’s None 2.55 225mm 0.16

 

* Insulation = 0.033W/mK

** Insulation = 0.034W/mK

*** Insulation = 0.037W/mK