Jablite is the UK's largest producer of EPS products for insulation and civil engineering applications

Jablite Extends External Wall Insulation

Jablite has extended its external wall insulation "package" to include Jablite BaseTherm™ boards to fit below the wall insulation panels

June 2013: The new BaseTherm™ board is manufactured using low moisture absorption expanded polystyrene (EPS) to provide an excellent thermal performance whilst preventing low level condensation and cold bridging.

The flood proof BaseTherm™ board is lightweight and easy-to-handle; it can be easily be cut to size on site using a craft knife or a fine tooth saw. BaseTherm™ comes in standard thicknesses of 50mm and 100mm and can also be supplied in 5mm increments between 100mm and 250mm.

Sue Ballard, Jablite Technical Innovations Manager, explains why the BaseTherm™ was developed, “We were asked by external wall insulation installers if we could supply base boards – currently they have to find and buy something suitable locally from builders merchants.

“We examined our product range and realised that we had an insulation board that would work perfectly – so the Basetherm™ board was born.

“Now installers can order the entire external wall insulation ‘wrap’ for a building from one source and have it all delivered to site as one order- guaranteeing a high quality installation and insulation performance.”

The expanded polystyrene (EPS) used to manufacture Jablite BaseTherm™ is rated A+ in the BRE Green Guide to Specification.

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