That’s right, nowadays you can even insulate buildings using wood chips. PAVATEX, SOPREMA’s range of natural insulation products, includes innovative insulation materials made of wood fibre. This article explains why this particular insulation solution is definitely worth considering for your project.
Circular construction is happening
In the age of global warming, environmentally friendly insulation materials have become indispensable. Consequently, more and more companies opt to manufacture building materials according to the circular economy principle of zero waste. To produce PAVATEX, for example, no trees are not required have to be cut down due to the fact asthat waste from sawmills suffices as a raw material source. The wood chips even act as an additional CO₂ buffer.
Wood fibre insulation adds to a healthy and quiet environment
Wood fibre insulation has all the properties needed to create a pleasant living environment. The vapor-open and moisture regulating structure ensures a pleasant indoor climate for any home or office building. In addition, PAVATEX acts as excellent acoustic insulation as well, blocking out disturbing ambient sounds. Finally, the wood fibres keep temperature fluctuations at bay, so that your home doesn’t become a sauna in the summer and keeps warmth inside during the winter. In short, PAVATEX insulation guarantees maximum comfort at home as well as a lower energy bill.
Installers also get to enjoy a number of advantages, all PAVATEX products are easy to cut and install causing no irritation..
Pavaflex is all about flexibility
What’s in a name? Plenty of information as far as Pavaflex is concerned. A PAVATEX product, Pavaflex insulation boards are renowned for their flexibility. Their thermal performance isn’t too shabby either: having a lambda value of only 0.036 W / mK, Pavaflex Plus offers the best insulation value out of all-natural insulation materials on the market. Pavaflex Plus is suitable for insulating roofs, mezzanine floors and internal walls, among other applications.
Do you wish to know more about PAVATEX by SOPREMA natural insulation materials? Don’t hesitate to contact our experts.