Earthwool R2.7 Soundproofing Insulation Batts
Knauf R2.7 soundproofing insulation is useful in reducing the transmission of outside noise into the home. They are often installed in external walls, but are also very effective in reducing sound transmission between rooms and offices. An R-Value of 2.7 is commonly known as ‘super hi-density’, and is popularly installed in internal walls around home theatre rooms, TV Rooms etc. It fits snugly in a standard 90mm wall cavity, and can also be installed in ceilings where e.g. the building is located beneath a flight path. In such cases it can be installed alone, or (if a higher r-rating is required) in combination with an additional layer of thermal insulation.
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Environmentally Friendly Glasswool
The Earthwool Acoustic Insulation Batt range is a newer, softer, safer and more environmentally friendly glasswool insulation batts. They are the ideal option for DIY home owners who want to save money on power bills and maintain a more steady indoor temperature, in addition to sound-proofing their home. R2.7 Earthwool Sound Shield is specifically designed to fit 90mm timber and metal frames.
Reduced Transport and Storage Costs
Earthwool Insulation comes in compression packed bags which reduces the need for storage space and makes these batts cheaper and easier to transport. The acoustic insulation batts are packaged in tough, white poly bags, which include simple instructions for installing the insulation. If your are planning to install acoustic insulation yourself, make you first check out Knauf’s DIY Safety Instructions and Precautions before you start. Knauf Earthwool R2.7 Soundproofing Wall Insulation gives you a cost-effective thermal and soundproofing barrier. Knauf Insulation batts are odourless, won’t catch fire, rot proof, non-hygroscopic, do not sustain vermin and will not encourage the growth of mould or fungi.