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Ceiling Insulation

Install high quality ceiling insulation and save up to 45% in heating and cooling costs! Ceiling insulation helps to keep the home warm in winter and cool in summer, making it more comfortable to live in. Buy ceiling insulation online or call 1300 729 639!

Ceiling Insulation Batts R-Value Requirements

Energy efficiency and environmental sustainability is a new focus in Australia and the aim is for each household to reduce their overall energy consumption. The type and amount of insulation needed for your home will depend on the climate, building construction type and heating/cooling systems used. Before you insulate your new home, you need to ensure it is air sealed and weatherproof for moisture control.

The Building Code of Australia (BCA) has regulations about the R-value requirements of different parts of your homes.

Example Locations Ceiling / Roof R-value
Melbourne, VIC 4.1
Canberra, ACT 4.1
Hobart, TAS 4.1
Darwin, NT 4.1
Brisbane, Qld 4.1
Thredbo, NSW 6.3
Perth, WA 4.1
In most climate zones a minimum R-value of 4.1 is required, however this differs for cooler climates and alpine conditions with an R-value of 6.3 for ceilings and roofs.

Ceiling Insulation For Sydney, Melbourne and Other Major Metros

Our Melbourne and Sydney warehouses are stocked to the roof with quality ceiling insulation. It’s hard to overstate the importance of ceiling insulation batts in any new building or renovation project. There is a direct link between properly installed insulation in the ceiling space, and the amount of energy required to heat or cool the building. As such, the ceiling insulation cost should not be considered an “expense”, but rather an energy saving investment for the home owner or tenants of the building.

Thermal insulation types vary, but they all perform the same, fundamental purpose: restricting the sometimes extreme heat generated by and through the exposed roof surface (be it tiled or metal) from passing unrestricted down into the rooms below the ceiling. Brand new houses will almost without exception be required to install ceiling insulation from the very outset, in order to comply with minimal environmental energy savings standards. We will usually advise our customers to indeed view this as a minimum’, and to rather upgrade to at least a slightly higher R-Value than the ceiling insulation R-Rating specified on the energy report.

From $ 10.71 p/m2 inc. GST

Why Install Ceiling Insulation Batts?

•Save money on energy bills
•Reduce your energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
•Rely less on heating and cooling systems
•Make your home more comfortable

Small Retrofit DIY Ceiling Installation

While in theory its possible for one person to retrofit a ceiling by themselves, it is definitely recommended to tackle it with the help of another person. Installing insulation roof batts in existing roof spaces is tough work, and it’s not just the installing that can be difficult. You must also plan how you are going to get your insulation bags into the ceiling. The installation process is really part of the ceiling insulation cost, and should be factored into the budgeting for the project. Check out our DIY page for more information on how to insulate a roof.

Choosing The Right Ceiling Insulation Batts For You

When choosing the right insulation for your new ceiling consider the acoustic and sound reduction capabilities of the insulation. Most insulation provides a level of thermal and sound reduction benefits, which can help to eliminate external noise and control fluctuating temperatures within your home. Pricewise Insulation sells a range of ceiling insulation products for your new home, listed below are some of our popular ceiling insulation products.
Greenstuf Polyester Ceiling Insulation Batts;
• Non-allergenic properties  
• Approved for asthma sufferers by the Asthma Foundations Australia
Knauf Earthwool Roof Insulation Batts;
• High thermal performance 
• Sound absorbing 
Bradford Polymax Insulation; 
• Noise control by reducing sound transmission 
• Low allergen 
Fletcher Pink Soundbreak Acoustic Insulation Batts;
• Exceptional acoustic performance 
• Excellent thermal properties 

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