Eco-friendly, natural insulation is the kindest way to make your home more energy efficient. Less energy is typically used to manufacture eco insulation in the first place , which reduces their carbon footprint even further.

Although natural insulation is more frequently found in newer builds, it’s perfectly suitable for any type of building and can be fitted post-construction. As well as reducing the effect of a home on the environment, most eco-friendly insulation products are fire-resistant so can slow the spread of a house fire too.

Want to find out more? Let’s take a look at some of the leading natural and eco-friendly insulation offerings on the market.

Popular eco insulation options

Some of the most popular methods of eco-friendly insulation are treated sheep’s wool, which performs exceptionally well as an insulator and recycled plastic bottles that have been reformed into rolls of insulation.

Both methods of insulation are fantastic thermal insulators with sheep’s wool having the added bonus of being acoustic insulation as well.

Here are the top contenders.

SupaSoft Insulation Quilt

Supasoft Insulation roll.

SupaSoft Insulation Quilt is made from 90% recycled plastic bottles which are manufactured together in a roll-out quilt formation. Available in different thicknesses, it is resistant to vermin, insects, and mould growth.

Unlike traditional insulation materials like fiberglass, SupaSoft Insulation Quilt is non-irritant and safe to handle without the need for special protective clothing. This makes installation easier and safer for contractors and homeowners alike.

Available in different thicknesses, SupaSoft can be tailored to suit various insulation requirements, whether for residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Its versatility makes it suitable for a wide range of construction projects.

Thermafleece CosyWool

Cosywool sheeps wool insulation roll.

Thermafleece CosyWool is a fantastic sheep’s wool insulation product which can achieve a sound reduction of up to 40 decibels. The product is tightly packed for delivery so it reduces the impact of product transportation by over half!

What’s more, its tightly packed design not only ensures efficient delivery but also significantly minimises the environmental impact associated with product transportation, making it a sustainable, eco insulation solution for various construction projects.

Thermafleece NatraHemp

Thermafleece NatraHemp is loft roll insulation made with the fast-growing, low-impact hemp crop. Ideal for locations where plant fibres are preferred, this natural insulation offers excellent thermal support as well as acoustic insulation thanks to a density of 28kg/m3.Thermafleece NatraHemp Insulation Slabs

This combination of environmental sustainability, thermal efficiency and acoustic performance positions NatraHemp as a versatile and eco-conscious, natural insulation option for various construction applications.

Final thoughts

Insulating your home with natural insulation it significantly reduces your carbon footprint by utilising renewable and sustainable materials like wool, hemp, or recycled fibres,  contributing to environmental preservation.

Additionally, natural insulation materials often boast superior thermal performance, effectively regulating indoor temperatures and reducing energy consumption for heating and cooling.

Last but not least, these eco insulation materials typically have minimal to no harmful chemicals, promoting healthier indoor air quality and creating a safer living environment for you and your family.

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