Kay Metzeler Flooring Insulation
Posted on October 27, 2016 by CCF
Solid floor insulation comes in two types:
- Above-the-concrete slab: The most common solution is suitable for use with
underfloor heating systems
- Below-the-concrete slab: Often specified for commercial applications with a heavy
flow of footfall or machinery
Suspended floor insulation comes in two types:
- Over suspended concrete beams: Frequently used in new-build and residential dwelling
- Over suspended timber beams: Can be constructed to Robust Details
Kay-Cel Super Plus
Kay Metzeler’s Kay-Cel Super Plus is a premium product which has superior insulation properties including a range of solutions to both Part L and Part E building regulations.
Kay-Cel Super Plus has has the lowest thermal conductivity of EPS products available (0.030 W/mK).
Kay-Cel Super Plus is fully moisture resistant and can be used in conjunction with a vapour barrier to ensure air tightness.
Flooring Recommended U-Values
Insulation Over Concrete Floor Slab
Please note: The above u-value calculations are guidance notes only, provided by Kay Metzeler, for further information please contact the Kay Metzeler Technical Team on 01245 342104