The Benefits Of EWI
External Wall Insulation is not just for large-scale, new build projects. In fact, it is perfect for any home, whether it is brand new or just in need of some renovations.
Environmentally conscious and energy saving, installing external wall insulation will ultimately save you money whilst making your home look good at the same time.
- Transform the appearance of your home
- Make your home a happy, comfortable living space
- Save money on your heating and energy bills
- Reduce heat loss and emissions
- Extend the lifespan of your property
- Reduces damp and noise
- Low maintenance
- Can increase the overall value of your property
What Is External Wall Insulation (EWI)?
External Wall Insulation coats your property with solid insulation material. The insulation is supplied in boards, which are mechanically fixed to the exterior. A basecoat is then applied, followed by a primer and finishing render chosen from a wide range of textures and colours to achieve the appearance you want. It’s particularly suitable for solid-walled properties, properties with narrow, irregular or damaged cavities, and for non-standard constructions.
How Does External Wall Insulation Work?
External Wall Insulation hugely reduces the amount of heat lost through the walls of your property by trapping heat, preventing it from escaping to the external atmosphere. The insulation boards that are part of the system installed by P3 have superior resistance to heat transfer, so more of the heat you put into your property stays where you intended it to. Technically, the u-value of your walls is being reduced (typically from 2 currently to 0.3 once EWI has been installed). A u-value is a measure of how much heat is transferred through a given material; the lower the value, the lower the heat transfer.
How Much Does External Wall Insulation Cost?
Each property will have specific requirements, so it is difficult to give a guide-figure. Instead, P3 commits to giving you a free survey and quotation so you will have an exact figure, so you can budget from your own resources or explore our finance options with our help. Simply contact us to arrange your free external wall insulation survey.
How Long Does External Wall Insulation Take To Install?
A typical installation takes 2-4 weeks. P3 will ensure sufficient installation teams are employed to achieve this, regardless of the size of the building. The installation is weather-dependent though. The basecoats and renders cannot be applied when the outside temperature is below 5°C, nor in periods of very extreme hot weather. Also, the system should be protected from the rain. We will take all steps to protect your installation, but there may be times when we have to withdraw from site due to extremes of weather. This is always taken into consideration by the P3-approved installer team and any rescheduling will be clearly communicated to you.
Will There Be Any Disruption For Me Or My Tenants?
P3 is committed to making any installation as smooth as possible. All work takes place on the outside of your building so you can live in the property as normal during installation. And, we can ensure that TV reception is not interrupted by arranging temporary fixing of the satellite dish or aerial during installation.