Architectural Insights


Here you’ll find our latest how to guides and insights into the use of wood fibre in construction.

A Guide to Internal Wall Insulation

A Guide to Internal Wall Insulation

What is internal insulation? Internal insulation is essentially insulation which is applied to the inner face of external walls in a building. It’s usually bonded or screwed to the walls and usually extends from the very bottom of the ground floor all the way up to the eaves level and then carries on and meets up with the roof insulation. It’s there to provide a full internal skin of insulation to keep the interior of the building warm.

Air Tightness: The Complete Guide

Air Tightness: The Complete Guide

On this episode I’m talking about air tightness and answering some questions we regularly get asked. So starting at the beginning – what is air tightness? Air tightness essentially is a measure of how much air leaks out from the interior of a building when there is a pressure difference between the interior and the exterior.

Cavity Wall Insulation: The 16 Key Questions

Cavity Wall Insulation: The 16 Key Questions

In this episode specifically we’re going to be answering questions all about cavity wall insulation. Cavity wall insulation’s a topic that I get asked an awful lot about and come across a lot of situations where it’s used either inappropriately or it isn’t used when it should be used. So I’m going to answer all the questions that we’ve been asked over the last year or so and hopefully answer everyone’s questions about it.