What is it?Ecothermô is a 100% polyester insulation material able to be installed without the need for protective clothing or equipment. Manufactured from thermally bonded Polyester fibers, it creates a soft, fluffy, fleecelike material. Ecothermô complies with the insulation standard AS/NZS 4859.1.
Identifying itEcothermô is supplied as a blanket ready to roll out over ceiling joists or fitted under or between floor joists. Rolls are cut to length when fitting to wall framing cavities. Ecothermô polyester insulation is manufactured to fit between standard framing spacing. Special runs can be manufactured to order.Ecothermô polyester insulation is light blue in colour. Individual Ecothermô packs are labeled to identify the specific R-value, coverage per pack in m2, material width, unit number or length of material, nominal thickness, minimum weight and date of manufacture.
How much do I need?Coverage per pack of Ecothermô polyester insulation depends on the product and Its thickness. Typical roll lengths and coverage per pack are summarized in spec sheets.
Where it can't be used?Ecothermô polyester insulation must not be installed if the moisture content of timber framing exceeds 20%. Around areas of high humidity, such as swimming pool halls or saunas, Ecothermô polyester insulation must be isolated from the moisture by a vapor barrier. Ecothermô is best installed within six months of manufacture.
SustainabilityEcothermô polyester insulation and its associated packaging are fully recyclable.
Finding out more about it To obtain further information on Ecothermô polyester insulation, Ecothermô suppliers or other Eco Insulation products call toll free 0800 400 326