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Friday, December 10, 2010

ELECTRICITY COSTS SET TO HIKE AGAIN IN 2011

Summers in South Africa are typified extremely hot, dry in the west or stormy inland or coastal climatic conditions, meaning that a very large number of buildings around the nation rely on air conditioning to achieve comfortable working conditions.

Last year's agreement by Nersa to a 25% per annum tariff increase over 3 years to Eskom places specifiers and building owners in a very clear position. South Africa will be bracing for the second increase of 25% early in the new year.

 The time for talking about energy saving is over and we have now reached the stage where built environment professionals need to seriously consider their energy saving options  - both active and passive.

That is where we recommend you specify our eco-friendly brand. Eco-Insulation - the most user-friendly, professional option available - for roof insulation, ceiling insulation - thermal insulation - and cavity insulation.


Thursday, December 2, 2010

BOOSTING GREEN STAR™ AWARD STATUS

Energy efficiency, and the usage of non-hazardous, low embedded energy building material is key to the built environment professional's range of green building choices.

As a solution, Eco-Insulation, a South African thermal insulating material supplier, actively promotes the use of its green, SABS approved, loose fill, cellulose fibre based thermal roof insulation as an ideal candidate for all three categories of green building.

As a building material, cellulose insulation boosts potential Green Star™ credits via the following:
  1. The product is people-friendly and non-toxic. It is zero-emission. It has a low energy footprint. Reliable sources suggest that cellulose uses 30 – 40 times less energy to insulate an equivalent area when compared with fibre glass.
  2. The product promotes sustainable use of a waste paper stream. The authoritative Cellulose Manufacturers' Association in the USA estimates that insulating an average home of 140m2 of ceiling area will recycle as much newsprint as would be used by newspaper readers in that home for 40 years.
  3. Efficiency - air leakage through cracks, voids, and gaps is significant in the average building- being responsible for up to one-third of an average home’s energy efficiency. Cellulose is a excellent at blocking air. Heat is exchanged and lost through convection; when drafty currents of air within the house, wall cavities or attics, distribute heat to other locations. This is technically different from air leakage where the heated air mass is actually expelled from the home. Eco-Insulation spreads in the roof area during installation, filling every nook and cranny. Tightly packed, it provides a thermally efficient, cost effective, and comfortable solution.
  4. Performance – SABS-approved Eco-Insulation provides a thermal resistance of 0.038 W/m.K, which compares highly favourably with the top end loose fill insulation options. However, given the efficiency of the product in sealing off attic bypasses and drafts, its performance puts it into another category. In certain building designs under extreme summer conditions, buildings have been observed to be up to 8 – 10 ÂșC cooler, and considerably warmer in winter.
Eco-Insulation is installed professionally by qualified agents. They are available nationwide and can be involved in both new and retrofit projects. They offer a professional, mess-free, fully turnkey service.


Information on specifying Eco-Insulation can be found at www.eco-insulation.co.za or specifers may go direct to Autospec or the Specifier Online services.

Why mess with the rest when you can get the best?