Jablite is the UK’s foremost manufacturer of EPS insulation. Their products are widely used throughout the UK in both residential and commercial projects. If you’re looking for floor insulation th...
Jablite is the UK’s foremost manufacturer of EPS insulation. Their products are widely used throughout the UK in both residential and commercial projects. If you’re looking for floor insulation that is durable and will stand the test of time, then Jablite insulation is perfect for you.
One of the primary factors that sets Jablite’s insulation boards apart from their competitors is versatility. Thanks to their continued efforts in product research and development, their products can be used in a wide variety of applications. Thanks to the expanded polystyrene material used in Jablite insulation, it’s light and easy to handle.
Jablite floor insulation is very simple to install. When insulating on the ground floor, the boards can be laid over concrete slabs or pre-cast concrete. It’s estimated that up to 15% of heat lost from homes is through the floor. So Jablite insulation could be a wise investment that saves you hundreds on energy bills.
Benefits of Jablite Floor Insulation
- Easy to Install – Jablite insulation boards are lightweight, making them easy to carry and fit on-site.
- Cost-Effective – Expanded polystyrene insulation is a cost-effective choice for insulating your floors.
- Long-Lasting – Jablite products are highly durable and will last the lifetime of the building.
- Heat-Resistant – Jablite floor insulation can handle temperatures up to 80C. Perfect for use with underfloor heating.
- Eco-Friendly – Jablite insulation is non-toxic, biologically inert and 100% recyclable.
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Common Questions About Jablite Insulation
Who Are Jablite?
Since 1972, Jablite has been an innovative leader in the manufacture of EPS (expanded polystyrene) insulation products for residential and commercial use. They’ve developed a broad range of floor insulation boards, as well as products for walls and roofs. Jablite has always maintained technical expertise, new product development and world-class customer service as the cornerstones of its business philosophy.
In addition to this, another major focus for Jablite has been sustainability. In the past five years, Jablite has paved the way in developing eco friendly insulation products. They’ve invested over £1 million into new product development as well as winning funding from Innovate UK on behalf of the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Jablite insulation boards are manufactured in a highly efficient process. The primary ingredient used to create their products is steam. Thanks to the recycling of clean water throughout the process, the amount of water consumed is very low.
No solid waste is produced during the manufacture of Jablite insulation. As well as this, any broken or cut-off pieces of polystyrene can be reintroduced and used again. This makes the whole manufacturing process incredibly resource efficient.
Jablite insulation boards are environmentally friendly and 100% recyclable at the end of their lifespan. They contain no substances controlled under Montreal or Kyoto Protocols. The light weight of their insulation also makes transportation incredibly fuel-efficient.
Finally, Jablite are so committed to resource efficiency and sustainability, they recycle used insulation boards in the manufacture of new ones. If you’ve got Jablite insulation installed in your home or commercial premises, you can donate them back to Jablite who will utilise the materials once more.
What Is Jablite Used For?
Jablite insulation is most often used in floors, both in residential and commercial properties. There are several different grades of Jablite insulation boards, which denote varying levels of strength. The most common in our range is EPS 70, which is best-suited for installation in residential buildings.
Is Jablite Fire Retardant?
Jablite insulation is not designed to be as flame retardant as other types of insulation. This is because expanded polystyrene insulation is not exposed, as it is enclosed by other products which make up the envelope of the building. An additional flame retardant coating is available, graded “E”. This means it meets the required flame spread reduction when tested to BS EN ISO 13501-1:2002.
Is Jablite Waterproof?
Yes, not only is Jablite insulation board resistant to moisture, it’s classed as flood proof. As well as this, thanks to the expanded polystyrene material, Jablite won’t rot or develop mould.
Can You Use Jablite Under Screed?
Yes, Jablite insulation can be installed below a sand or cement screed, as well as above concrete slabs, precast concrete or a beam and block system on the ground floor of a home.