Thursday, 17 February 2011

End of week two

If you're wondering what this is, it's a stack of insulations boards that are going to be put inside the foundation walls. They will be layered in up to 25 cm deep. They are a really dense foam made of polyisocyanurate (check me out, with the CGP Chemistry book) and, like the bricks, will stop the cold getting into the house.

Not everything green that's used in this house will be made in England but the boards are from Suffolk and the maker offsets all the carbon used in their manufacture. Their website is at

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