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Refurbishment can be a technically challenging area. The Celotex Technical Centre speaks to a wide range of customers every day – many of whom are looking for design advice around a refurbishment project.

Whether it is an architect working on a whole building refurbishment or a homeowner who is looking to upgrade the insulation in their own property, there is often a lot of confusion and even fear around topics such as moisture and condensation.

One area that we are often asked about is pitched roof refurbishment. When it is time to renew the roof covering, homeowners are often keen to take the opportunity to increase the thermal comfort of their home – especially if they have lived for many years in a property with little or no roof insulation.

In this blog we will look at some of the challenges of pitched roof insulation, touch upon some frequently asked questions and introduce an exciting new system – Celotex Rafter Gold. Read more »

IMPORTANT: On 1 September 2017, Celotex took the precautionary measure to temporarily suspend the supply of Celotex FR5000, Celotex CG5000, Celotex CF5000 and Celotex SL5000 while we investigate the results of recent tests (Parts 6 and 7 of British Standard 476). Materials relating to these products are for information only.

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The Celotex Pitched Roof Technical Twitter Takeover

The February Technical Twitter Takeover saw focus on pitched rCelotex Insulation Technical Twitter Takeoveroof application, including topics such as Building Regulations, ventilation and insulation between rafters.

Let’s crack on with the questions.

Question 1 – What U-values do I need to achieve to hit Building Regulations for an existing pitched roof? #AskCelotex. Under normal circumstances, existing pitched roofs would require a u-value of 0.18 W/m2K. Read more »